Columbia, SC (Vocus/PRWEB) February 16, 2011
Unitrends, the leading provider in integrated and scalable backup solutions, today announced that its appliances have been verified as Citrix Ready® providing backup and recovery, archiving, and remote replication for Citrix virtualization solutions.
The Citrix Ready program helps customers identify third-party solutions that are recommended to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix Systems, Inc.. Unitrends Recovery appliances, version 5.0.2 and higher, completed a rigorous verification process to ensure compatibility with Citrix XenDesktop® and Citrix XenServer®, providing confidence in joint solution compatibility.
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 Unitrends Recovery appliances have successfully passed a series of tests established by Citrix and can be trusted to work effectively with XenDesktop and XenServer in order to provide backup and recovery protection.
Customers of these Citrix virtualization products will benefit from Unitrends extensive data protection solution. Backup and recovery is provided for virtual machines in both file level and full system bare metal restore. Additionally, the users will have access to the Unitrends archiving subsystem and remote replication and recovery.
“As a member of the Citrix Ready program, we are able to offer customers intelligent solutions that combine our Unitrends appliance with the XenDesktop and XenServer products,” said Jenn Sipala, Director of Marketing, Unitrends. “The offering clearly demonstrates our plans to work closely with trusted partners, through the Citrix Ready partner ecosystem, in order to provide the highest quality experience for our customers.”
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 18,000 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 through implementation of new, innovative best practices. More information about the Citrix Ready program can be found at http://www.citrix.com/citrixready. Reach Citrix ready using social media via the Citrix Ready blog site and Twitter.
Unitrends enables its customers the freedom to focus on their business instead of backup. The company achieves this through scalable, all-in-one backup solutions that no other data protection vendor can provide. Unitrends integrated backup appliance simply protects businesses’ IT infrastructures at the lowest total cost of ownership in the industry. More companies every day join those who have discovered the customer-obsessed, enterprise-level data protection only Unitrends can offer.
Information about Unitrends can be found at http://www.unitrends.com. A VMware-based and Hyper-V-based virtual appliance free trial are available for download.
Citrix®, Citrix Ready®, Citrix® XenDesktop®, XenAppTM, XenServer®, NetScaler® and GoToMeeting® are trademarks of Citrix Systems, Inc. and/or one or more of its subsidiaries, and may be registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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