ANDOVER, Mass., Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise Communications Company, announced today that NetSight (formerly called Network Management Suite), a key component of the OneFabric Control Center, which provides centralized visibility and granular control of enterprise network resources, has been verified as Citrix Ready®. This achievement demonstrates the company's commitment to helping customers secure and manage virtual environments.
"As a member of the Citrix Ready program, we are able to offer customers a robust solution which combines network management with virtualization solutions to ensure that network operations are aligned with the server and application teams, easing the deployment of virtual desktop infrastructures," said Chris Crowell, president and CEO at Enterasys Networks. "This offering clearly demonstrates our plans to work closely with trusted virtualization partners. As part of our OneFabric architecture and Citrix Ready designation, we're offering customers end-to-end virtualized network visibility, with the ability to set a new threshold for provisioning virtual machines from days to hours."
The Citrix Ready program helps customers identify third-party solutions that are recommended to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix. Enterasys completed a rigorous verification process to ensure compatibility with Citrix XenApp™, 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 NMS has successfully passed a series of tests established by Citrix, and can be trusted to work effectively with XenApp to efficiently manage operations and reduce total cost of ownership.
The Enterasys OneFabric Control Center of management applications increases efficiency, enabling IT staff to avoid time-consuming manual switch-by-switch configuration tasks. NetSight fills the functionality gap between traditional element managers that offer limited vendor-specific device control, and expensive, complex enterprise management applications.
About Enterasys Networks and Siemens Enterprise Communications
Siemens Enterprise Communications is a premier provider of end-to-end enterprise communications, including voice, network infrastructure and security solutions that use open, standards-based unified communications and business applications for a seamless collaboration experience. This award-winning "Open Communications" approach enables organizations to improve productivity and reduce costs through easy-to-deploy solutions that work within existing IT environments, delivering operational efficiencies. It is the foundation for the company's OpenPath® commitment that enables customers to mitigate risk and cost-effectively adopt unified communications. Jointly owned by The Gores Group and Siemens AG, Siemens Enterprise Communications includes Cycos and Enterasys Networks. For more information about Siemens Enterprise Communications or Enterasys please visit www.siemens-enterprise.com or www.enterasys.com.
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 www.citrix.com/citrixready. Reach Citrix ready using social media via the Citrix Ready blog site and Twitter.
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