Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Citrix buys Sanbolic to virtualize storage for VDI, app delivery [feedly]



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Citrix buys Sanbolic to virtualize storage for VDI, app delivery
// Latest from Computerworld

Citrix Systems acquired storage virtualization vendor Sanbolic in a move that could make it easier for Citrix users to use applications and virtual desktops spread across data centers and clouds.

Sanbolic sells software that lets enterprises treat the capacity in most types of storage infrastructure as a single virtual system that understands the needs of each application. Those capabilities play into Citrix's mission of efficiently delivering virtual desktops to users and making applications fast and always available.

Sanbolic's team will join Citrix immediately, Citrix said. The companies didn't disclose the terms of the acquisition. Sanbolic is a 13-year-old company based in Waltham, Massachusetts. More than 200 Citrix customers already use Sanbolic's technology, according to Citrix.

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