Atlantis Cuts XenDesktop Storage Costs and Boosts Desktop Performance
Mountain View, CA June 14, 2010 — Atlantis Computing, a leading provider of VDI performance and storage optimization solutions, today announced that Atlantis ILIO has been verified as Citrix Ready®. Atlantis ILIO complements Citrix XenDesktop® by increasing performance, reducing storage costs and giving XenDesktop customers more storage choices. Atlantis ILIO completed a rigorous verification process to ensure compatibility with XenDesktop, providing customers with confidence in the joint solution’s compatibility.
“As a member of the Citrix Ready program, we are pleased to offer customers Citrix verified solutions that reduce storage costs and increase performance of XenDesktop deployments,“ said Bernard Harguindeguy, CEO of Atlantis Computing. “The offering clearly demonstrates our plans to continue integrating with Citrix XenDesktop and its storage partners in the Citrix Ready partner ecosystem to provide the highest quality experience for XenDesktop customers.“
With Atlantis ILIO, XenDesktop uses up to 20 times less storage (depending on modules purchased) and desktops perform on average10 times faster. Atlantis ILIO gives IT organizations the flexibility to distribute XenDesktop VMs across multiple storage locations and types, allowing them to repurpose existing excess storage capacity. In addition, Atlantis ILIO enables IT organization to choose between high-end SAN storage with fiber channel connections and less expensive SAN/NAS servers with gigabit Ethernet, further reducing storage costs. When deploying XenDesktop with provisioning capabilities, Atlantis ILIO enhances XenDesktop performance by intelligently accelerating the user write cache and shared master disk. Atlantis ILIO patent-pending IO Virtualization Technology is deployed as a 1u physical server appliance that is installed in each XenDesktop server rack in the data path between the XenDesktop servers and the storage array.
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The Citrix Ready® program makes it easy for customers to identify complementary products and solutions that can enhance Citrix environments. Customers can be confident that Atlantis ILIO has successfully passed a series of tests established by Citrix, and can be trusted to work effectively with XenDesktop, a desktop virtualization and VDI solution that delivers a complete Windows desktop experience as an on-demand service to any user, anywhere.
“We are pleased to have Atlantis Computing join us in the Citrix Ready program,“ said Vishal Ganeriwala, Sr. Manager, Citrix Ready at Citrix Systems, Inc. “Atlantis ILIO will help joint customers build scalable, simple and cost effective virtual desktop environments with Citrix XenDesktop”
About the Citrix Ready Program
The Citrix Ready program identifies verified solutions that are trusted to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix, including Citrix® XenDesktop®, XenApp™, XenServer®, NetScaler® and GoToMeeting®. The Citrix Ready designation is awarded to third party products that have successfully met verification criteria set by Citrix, and gives customers an added confidence in the compatibility of the joint solution offering. The Citrix Ready program leverages industry-leading alliances across the Citrix partner eco-system to meet a wide variety customer needs, and currently incorporates over 2,800 partners who have demonstrated more than 12,000 product verifications. It also includes the Citrix Ready Community Verified program which allows customers to see thousands of products that have been verified by other customers to work in their production environments. The Citrix Ready program received the Alliance Excellence Award from the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP) for creating a strong community of alliances through implementation of new, innovative best practices. More information about the Citrix Ready program can be found at www.citrix.com/citrixready. Reach Citrix ready using social media via the Citrix Ready blog site and Twitter.
About Atlantis Computing
Atlantis Computing is transforming enterprise desktop computing by solving the challenges of desktop virtualization: storage costs and user acceptance. Atlantis ILIO complements existing VDI solutions by reducing VDI storage costs and complexity, boosting desktop performance and streamlining image management. Atlantis ILIO’s patent-pending IO virtualization software is delivered as a plug-and-play appliance that transparently consolidates desktop images and offloads IO intensive Windows operations from VDI storage. Atlantis Computing is privately held and funded by El Dorado Ventures and Partech Ventures with headquarters in Mountain View California, offices in New York City and a research and development center in Bangalore India.
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