Citrix Brings SMB Virtual Desktops to the Channel

Expand Your Sales Opportunities to SMBs with Citrix VDI-in-a-Box

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ISSUE: February 2012

Expand Your Sales Opportunities to SMBs with Citrix VDI-in-a-Box

According to a recent study from ABI Research, the worldwide market for hosted virtual desktops is forecast to grow from about $500 million in 2009 to a cumulative total of nearly $5 billion in 2016. The VDI market will exhibit impressive growth in the next four years, particularly among enterprises looking to increase manageability and decrease endpoint costs. Citrix Systems is bringing this technology to the SMB market through the channel with its new VDI-in-a-Box desktop virtualization solution.

Increase Pipeline and Quickly Build Repeat Business with Citrix VDI-in-a-Box
SMBs are, without a doubt, under pressure to do more with less, and are looking for affordable desktop solutions that realize the same desktop virtualization benefits as their enterprise counterparts. Citrix VDI-in-a-Box is specifically geared to address these concerns and provides SMBs with an easy, affordable, all-in-one desktop virtualization solution that simplifies IT, optimizes delivery and increases business agility.

Citrix VDI-in-a-Box makes deploying virtual desktops easier, more intuitive and even simpler than ever before. Running on off-the-shelf servers, VDI-in-a-Box contains a completely revamped administration interface, the latest HDX technology stack, expanded hypervisor choices that include Microsoft Hyper-V, and a completely integrated Citrix offering. Now your IT customers have the ability to deliver centrally managed virtual desktops to any user, on any device while improving security-all for less than the cost of PCs. Try VDI-In-A-Box for a free trial.

Drive Profitability for Your Business Today and Invest in Long-Term Success
When you join the Citrix Partner Network as a Citrix Solution Advisor, you'll earn the trust of your customers as an expert in virtualization solutions and earn additional margins for influencing volume license deals. Several partnership opportunities are available to further your growth using virtualization, networking, collaboration and cloud technologies.

As a Solution Advisor SMB Specialist partner, you'll have a concentrated product suite, which includes VDI-in-a-Box, that allows you to focus on expanding sales opportunities within the SMB segment, where 65 percent of businesses are using or planning to use desktop virtualization. Become a Citrix partner and apply in a few easy steps.


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