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Citrix Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape on Worldwide Enterprise Mobility Management

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Citrix today announced that it has been positioned as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Mobility Management Software 2014 Vendor Assessment (Doc #251379, September 2014). Citrix is recognized for the completeness of its core enterprise mobility management (EMM) offering, the XenMobile(R) solution, and the company’s strong strategic direction.

The IDC MarketScape report evaluated 11 EMM vendors based on a comprehensive framework that assessed current capabilities and future strategies. Citrix is positioned as a leader by the IDC MarketScape for possessing a combination of company and product capabilities that align with customer needs today and a strong set of strategic initiatives that align with what customers will require in the next three to five years.

XenMobile provides the most comprehensive EMM solution to manage and secure mobile apps, data and devices along with the broadest set of business-class productivity apps. Notably, XenMobile is recognized by the IDC MarketScape for offering advanced network security as well as feature-rich enterprise file sync and sharing capabilities through Citrix ShareFile(R) whereas “competitors still have work to do in this space,” according to the report.

XenMobile is also a cornerstone of the Citrix Workspace SuiteTM, the industry’s most complete mobile workspace solution, and according to Stacy Crook, Research Director, Mobile Enterprise Research, IDC, “Citrix’s ability to bring products together in a way where the collective utility of the suite is more powerful than any one product on its own is appealing to the company’s customer base.”

The IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Mobility Management Software 2014 Vendor Assessment is available from IDC. The Citrix excerpt is available on the Citrix Website.


Brian Dye, group vice president and general manager, Mobile Platforms group, Citrix

“We believe our position in the IDC MarketScape is a true testament to our commitment to supporting customers today and in the future. More than 80 percent of Citrix mobile platforms sales are from customers opting for XenMobile Enterprise, our EMM offering, because they see the strategic value XenMobile brings to meet their growing mobility requirements.”

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About IDC MarketScape

The IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

About Citrix

Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) is a leader in mobile workspaces, providing virtualization, mobility management, networking and cloud services to enable new ways to work better. Citrix solutions power business mobility through secure, personal workspaces that provide people with instant access to apps, desktops, data and communications on any device, over any network and cloud. This year Citrix is celebrating 25 years of innovation, making IT simpler and people more productive. With annual revenue in 2013 of $2.9 billion, Citrix solutions are in use at more than 330,000 organizations and by over 100 million users globally. Learn more at

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