Citrix Systems and Google Cloud are expanding their strategic partnership to deliver the future of hybrid work for enterprise customers. The companies today announced a new collaboration which will include Citrix launching a new Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) offering on Google Cloud.
The service will leverage Citrix’s management plane and market-leading HDX protocol to enable seamless delivery of virtualized applications and desktops on Google Cloud. The expanded partnership will empower distributed and hybrid workers to securely access the tools and information they need to engage and be productive, wherever they happen to be.
Under the terms of an expanded agreement:
• Citrix will become a preferred and strategic virtual desktop service partner of Google Cloud
• Google will become a preferred and strategic cloud partner for Citrix
• Citrix will build a foundation of their cloud services on Google Cloud, starting with a Citrix purpose-built management plane that will enable cloud-hosted desktops to stream any application on any endpoint device.
This announcement builds upon years of close collaboration between Citrix and Google Cloud. And customers like Telecom Italia are ready to capitalize on it.