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  • Federal Execs Believe Cybersecurity Hurts Productivity - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Federal Execs Believe Cybersecurity Hurts Productivity

    Citrix Systems, Inc. has announced key findings from a recently conducted survey on the impact of government cybersecurity measures on federal managers. A majority of federal executives said that cybersecurity measures are affecting their productivity, with some key challenges involving discouraging mobility, inhibiting access to information, reducing computer functionality and response time. More than half […] More

  • Power IT Down Helps Government Conserve Energy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Power IT Down Helps Government Conserve Energy

    As part of the third annual initiative to reduce the government’s energy consumption, Aug. 27 will mark the day when civilian agencies and military, and the industries that serve them will power down all electronics. Power IT Down Day expands on President Barack Obama’s GreenGov Final Report, which solicited clean-energy ideas from more than 14,000 […] More

  • Thursday Transactions: The Biggest M&A Activity from Government Contracting - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thursday Transactions: The Biggest M&A Activity from Government Contracting

    This week saw two instances of firms partnering up in the name of synergy – Citrix will support Microsoft’s new RemoteFX program, a tag-team you can read about here. Also, Apptis and Deltek announced a partnership to deliver Deltek's enterprise project management software in the cloud for federal agencies.  You can learn more about that […] More

  • Citrix goes back to school - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Citrix goes back to school

    On Wednesday, Citrix Systems announced that Silicon Valley’s Campbell Union High School District has deployed Citrix® XenDesktopâ„¢ with HDXâ„¢ technology for more than 8,000 students and faculty beginning with the 2009-2010 school year. The district is expected to save an estimated $250,000 annually, and that number should grow with additional savings expected as their desktop […] More

  • Gartner tabs Citrix as NetScaler® "leader" - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Gartner tabs Citrix as NetScaler® “leader”

    On Friday, Citrix Systems announced that it has has been evaluated and positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders quadrant in the 2009 Application Delivery Controllers Magic Quadrant*  report. The report evaluates NetScaler®, a key component of the company's virtualization, networking and cloud computing strategy. According to Gartner, the definition of a vendor that falls […] More

  • Virtualization Start-up Hyper9 Does Brisk Business in Chilly Economic Climate - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Virtualization Start-up Hyper9 Does Brisk Business in Chilly Economic Climate

    Harrowing economic times would usually be even scarier for a start-up firm like Hyper9 Inc., and Chief Technology Officer Dave McCrory. Yet McCrory says he isn’t worried. Why? Because business is better than expected for the two-year-old Austin, Texas-based firm and its Hyper9 platform virtualization management software, and phones are ringing off the hook as […] More

  • Citrix, HP, Intel, Microsoft partner for Power IT Down Day - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Citrix, HP, Intel, Microsoft partner for Power IT Down Day

    Citrix Systems, Inc. has announced that it will join Microsoft Corp. Intel, and HP in encouraging government and industry to excersize responsible energy consumption practices on the second Power IT Down Day, scheduled for August 27 of this year. Citrix and its partners will promote Power IT Down Day through a series of activities and educational events. Tom […] More

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