Article submitted by: Neda Rosič | Publish date: 10. May, 2012
Related topics: Citrix : Virtual Computer
 

Neither Citrix Systems, Inc. nor Virtual Computer have disclosed the acquisition, which sources close to the matter said will be announced by Citrix at its Synergy conference in San Francisco this week.

Citrix acquires XenClient competitor Virtual Computer


Citrix has acquired Virtual Computer, a small client hypervisor and desktop management startup with a product that competes with XenClient, sources said.

 

Neither Citrix Systems, Inc. nor Virtual Computer have disclosed the acquisition, which sources close to the matter said will be announced by Citrix at its Synergy conference in San Francisco this week.

 

Citrix invested in Virtual Computer, Inc. in 2009 and industry experts expected Citrix to acquire the venture-backed company to add the NxTop client hypervisor to XenDesktop. This would have been an easy way to add offline virtual desktops to its virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) capability list.

 

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