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Cisco cracks open wallet for $293m CloudLock acquisition

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Citrix has announced its intent to acquire cloud security company CloudLock in a $293 million deal which is expected to close in Q1 2017.

Citrix and Microsoft team up to tackle enterprise mobility

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Citrix has expanded its partnership with Microsoft as the team aim to capitalize on flexible working and enterprise mobility trends.

Employees are biggest security inhibitor – survey


A survey from Citrix and Censuswide has revealed employee negligence and indifference to IT policy is one of the most significant inhibitors to cloud security.

Citrix to sell CloudPlatform and CloudPortal to Accelerite, improve XenApp


Citrix has announced it will sell its CloudPlatform and CloudPortal Business Manager systems to infrastructure software vendor Accelerite. The acquisition is expected to close in Q1 2016, subject to conditions.

Citrix to axe 1000 staff and spin off GoTo amid shareholder pressure


Citrix is to decimate its workforce and spin off its GoTo product into a separate listed company as it seeks $200m savings and a return to its most profitable basics.

Preparing for ‘Bring Your Own Cloud’


In 2015, experts expect to see more sync and sharing platforms like Google Drive, SharePoint and Dropbox offer unlimited storage to users at no cost – and an increasing number of employees will no doubt take advantage of these…

Citrix CEO out, activist investors in, and more divestitures in the offing

Citrix's restructuring is in full swing

Citrix saw a big shakeup this week as it announced longtime president and chief executive Mark Templeton would retire and board member Asiff Hirji (of HP) step down, at the same time appointing Elliott Management’s head of activist investments Jesse Cohn to its board of directors.

Citrix pitches Workspace Cloud for hybrid cloud service delivery

Citrix is aiming its solutions at hybrid cloud users

Citrix has unveiled Workspace Cloud, a set of cloud-based tools aimed at bridging the application deployment and management gap between on-premise and cloud infrastructure.

Cancer Research UK taps Citrix for enterprise mobility management

Cancer Research  UK is deploying Citrix's enterprise mobility management software

Cancer Research UK has deployed Citrix’s enterprise mobility management solution on top of its existing XenDesktop landscape in a bid to enable its employees to work more flexibly.

Citrix buys Grasshopper to strengthen cloud-based comms

Citrix is buying Grasshopper to bolster its cloud-based comms offerings for SMEs

Citrix has acquired Grasshopper Group, a provider of cloud-based communications services, for an undisclosed sum.