Citrix Positioned as a Leader in 2013 Mobile Device Management Software Magic Quadrant


Citrix Positioned as a Leader in 2013 Mobile Device Management Software Magic Quadrant

Citrix Also Receives Highest Score for Overall Use Case in the Critical Capabilities for MDM Report

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Citrix today announced that Gartner, Inc., has positioned the company in the leaders quadrant of the 2013 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management (MDM) Software1 report. The report assesses Citrix XenMobile™, a comprehensive solution that gives users device and app choice while also enabling IT to meet its management and compliance requirements.

In addition, Citrix XenMobile received the highest score for overall use case in the Critical Capabilities for Mobile Device Management Software2 report. The critical capabilities for mobile device management takes a deep look at the top technology in MDM for policy compliance, mobile security management, mobile software management, mobile content management, analytics and delivery styles.

According to Gartner, a 'Leader' exhibits the ability to shape the market by introducing additional capabilities in its product offerings and by raising awareness of the importance of these features. Key capabilities for a Leader revolve around policy compliance, mobile security management, mobile software management, mobile content management, analytics and delivery styles.

With XenMobile, Citrix continues its leadership in providing organizations with a single vendor for all enterprise mobility needs. The solution enables security and compliance for IT while giving users mobile device, app and data freedom. Users gain single-click access to all of their mobile, SaaS and Windows apps from a unified corporate app store, including seamlessly-integrated email, browser data sharing and support apps. IT gains control over mobile devices with full configuration, security, provisioning and support capabilities. In addition, XenMobile leverages the Worx App SDK, a simple and powerful SDK that Worx-enables any mobile app so that IT can add the appropriate policy, behavior and security controls. With XenMobile, IT can meet their compliance and control needs while users get the mobile freedom to experience work and life their way.

"Organizations need a solution that meets IT's need for security and management, while addressing user needs for seamless access to apps, data and support services from any mobile device. XenMobile is the only solution that delivers everything required to mobilize the enterprise. We feel privileged to be recognized by Gartner in its Leaders Quadrant of the 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management." - Ahmed Datoo, vice president of product marketing, Mobile Platforms group at Citrix.

The full 2013 Gartner MDM Magic Quadrant and Critical Capabilities for MDM reports can be viewed on the Gartner website.

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About Citrix

Citrix (NAS: CTXS) is the cloud company that enables mobile workstyles — empowering people to work and collaborate from anywhere, securely accessing apps and data on any of the latest devices, as easily as they would in their own office. Citrix solutions help IT and service providers build clouds, leveraging virtualization and networking technologies to deliver high-performance, elastic and cost-effective cloud services. With market-leading cloud solutions for mobility, desktop virtualization, networking, cloud platforms, collaboration and data sharing, Citrix helps organizations of all sizes achieve the speed and agility necessary to succeed in a mobile and dynamic world. Citrix products are in use at more than 260,000 organizations and by over 100 million users globally. Annual revenue in 2012 was $2.59 billion. Learn more at

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1Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management Software" by Phillip Redman, John Girard, Terrence Cosgrove, Monica Basso, May 23, 2013.

2Gartner "Critical Capabilities for Mobile Device Management Software" by Phillip Redman, May 23, 2013.

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