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June 22, 2011  3:59 PM

Market reacts to Citrix departures

Posted by: Beth Pariseau

The departures of XenSource founders Simon Crosby and Ian Pratt from Citrix have generated plenty of buzz in the virtualization market today, with all eyes focused on the company's...

June 22, 2011  2:02 PM

Simon Crosby, Ian Pratt to leave Citrix

Posted by: Beth Pariseau

XenSource co-founders Simon Crosby and Ian Pratt are leaving Citrix Systems to tackle their next project: cloud security. Crosby, Citrix's CTO, wrote today on his blog that he and Pratt, a Citrix vice president, will be co-founders of a new

May 27, 2011  5:37 PM

Scenes from Citrix Synergy 2011

Posted by: Colin Steele

SAN FRANCISCO -- What do Dilbert, teddy bears and Angry Birds have in common? They were all among the sights at this week's Citrix Synergy 2011 conference. Here are some pictures from the show:

September 15, 2010  6:38 PM

Odds-makers: Who’s buying Novell?

Posted by: Colin Steele
Citrix, Colin Steele, Microsoft. Intel, Novell, Oracle, Red Hat, VMware

The New York Post got the scoop today that Novell is selling itself in two parts: its SUSE Linux business will go to a mysterious "strategic buyer," and the rest to a private...

August 30, 2010  1:37 PM

Citrix to acquire VMLogix

Posted by: Colin Steele
Citrix, Colin Steele, VMLogix, VMworld 2010

SAN FRANCISCO -- Citrix Systems is acquiring VMLogix. Citrix made the VMLogix acquisition announcement today, the first day of the

August 17, 2010  6:19 PM

Citrix joins VMware partner program

Posted by: Colin Steele
Citrix, Colin Steele, Microsoft, VMware, VMworld 2010

Just when you thought virtualization vendor relationships couldn't get any more complicated, Citrix has signed up as a VMware technology alliance partner. Is this the...

June 17, 2010  8:24 PM

Is Red Hat’s virtualization strategy backfiring?

Posted by: Colin Steele
Citrix, Colin Steele, Novell, Red Hat, VMware

VMware and Novell made big news last week with their announcement that VMware will distribute SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) and push all its virtual appliances onto that OS. One of...

April 30, 2010  5:46 PM

Xen vs. KVM: The battle lines are drawn

Posted by: Colin Steele
Citrix, Colin Steele, KVM, Novell, Oracle, Red Hat, Xen

In case you missed it, News Director Alex Barrett has a very interesting story up on our sister site It's about the Linux community and what she calls its "mass...

January 28, 2010  3:50 PM

Citrix profits skyrocket; is free XenServer strategy working?

Posted by: Colin Steele
Citrix, Citrix XenServer, Colin Steele, VMware

Citrix profits increased by 47% in the fourth quarter of 2009, driving profits for the year up 7% compared to 2008. Citrix attributed its record profits to an increased interest in desktop virtualization and the launch of XenDesktop 4. But its quarterly revenue grew by only 8% compared to Q4 in...

January 6, 2010  4:35 PM

Oracle-Citrix acquisition hits the rumor mill

Posted by: Colin Steele
Citrix, Colin Steele, Oracle, Oracle VM

Oracle is finalizing its deal for Sun Microsystems and already bought Virtual Iron. But an even bigger virtualization acquisition -- Oracle-Citrix Systems -- may be on the horizon. Oracle is sizing up...

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