CITRIX: Facilitating The Cloud Migration By Reducing Network Infrastructure Complexities

CIO Vendor From SMEs to well-established organisations, today, most of the businesses are moving to the Cloud platforms. While businesses continue to embrace the Cloud technologies that offer greater scalability and flexibility to the systems, their ability to migrate to the Cloud is hindered by the complexity of the network infrastructure. Moreover, companies can be trapped in the Cloud lock-in due to lack of Cloud migration strategy. SD-WAN which is considered as a foundation of modern networking requirements is the backbone of the hybrid and multicloud for enterprise applications and it provides an effective medium for the enterprise application delivery, be it from the data centres, public clouds or SaaS facilitating the collaboration of distributed teams.

This is where Citrix comes into play helping companies in the Cloud migration to seamlessly move their enterprise grade workloads to the Cloud and protecting them against the risk of Cloud lock-in with multicloud approach to accommodate both existing and new applications, ensuring that applications reside in the optimized environment.

Citrix offers a complete set of workspace and networking solutions for enterprises running workloads on the hybrid or multicloud deployment. To accelerate and facilitate the Cloud migration of the businesses, Citrix provides a wide range of networking products which include Citrix ADC, Citrix SD-WAN, Citrix Intelligent Traffic Management, Citrix Secure Web Gateway, Citrix Web App Firewall and Citrix Application Delivery Management. These products help address diverse needs - like Application Availability, Application Acceleration, Application Security, FEO, TCP Optimization, Gateway, Link availability, Availability over internet, Secure Gateway, Web Proxy and many more - of customer across hybrid or multi cloud world.

“The traditional networking and infrastructure solutions do not fit as is into cloud world (multi or hybrid). Cloud is about optimization, agility and dynamic resourcing. Our highly agile, scalable and secured application delivery strategy aligns the applications with the underlying delivery
network to ensure a reliable world-class user experience regardless of when, where and how users connect to the applications. Our comprehensive suite of workspace and networking solutions helps customers integrate their data, application and infrastructure to the Cloud and provide them with optimal means to navigate in the Cloud,” informs Ravindra Kelkar, Area Vice President, Indian subcontinent.

Connecting Enterprise Networks through SD-WAN
With the push for Cloud adoptions, comes a new networking requirement like an application-centric solution that supports any type of connectivity, provides high security and is agnostic of provider and location. Citrix SD-WAN connects enterprise networks including branch offices, data centres, cloud-based workloads etc. It provides L3 security for the applications and APIs enable complete visibility and full control over all aspects of the WAN. Citrix through Citrix SD-WAN delivers an unparalleled experience for SaaS, Cloud and On-premise applications.

Our comprehensive suite of workspace and networking solutions help customers integrate their data, application and infrastructure to the Cloud and provide them with optimal means to navigate in the Cloud

A Unified Cloud Console to Manage Enterprise Applications
The Application Delivery Controllers continue to evolve with advancements in Cloud technologies and use cases for ADCs have extended well beyond the traditional hardware based platforms to hybrid multicloud environments. Citrix has redefined ADC to enable deployment of applications and services in the Cloud, provides end-to-end visibility of organisational premises and cloud application infrastructure along with real-time analytics for application performance. Citrix ADC provides form factors and orchestration capabilities to deploy applications on-premises and in the Cloud. “We help businesses deploy applications in the public, private, hybrid or multi-cloud environments according to their requirements and enable them to manage the applications and operations through a unified Cloud Console,” concludes Ravindra Kelkar.