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Citrix opens corporate data centre in Singapore

Anuradha Shukla | March 7, 2013
Further strengthens commitment and broadens footprint in ASEAN

Citrix recently opened its second largest corporate data centre globally in Singapore.

The data centre was opened on 26 February 2013 and this strategic move further strengthens the company's commitment as well as broadens footprint in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

Valued at US$8.7 million, the new data centre has a dedicated desktop capacity of 1,400 virtualised desktops, and this capacity can be increased to 2,500 desktops.

The opening of Citrix's corporate data centre in Singapore has consolidated the company's data centres in Australia and Bangalore, and will help it to expand its presence in Singapore and Asia Pacific as a whole.

Citrix also appointed Mark Micallef as the new area vice president for Citrix in ASEAN in February. A 20-year IT industry veteran, Micallef is responsible for the strategic development, direction and overall revenue goals for Citrix in the region.

More announcements

Last month, Citrix also expanded its enterprise mobility portfolio with the release of XenMobile MDM.

This mobile device management solution enables users to enroll their devices on their own. Built on a highly secure architecture, XenMobile MDM integrates directly with Microsoft Active Directory as well as security information and event management tools.

Citrix made a few more headlines in February including announcing its investment in Armor5, Inc., a newly launched company focused on enterprise mobility. 

The company showcased its Citrix ByteMobile Smart Capacity solutions at the 2013 Mobile World Congress and enhanced several apps that help power mobile workstyles.

In February, Citrix also announced the appointment of Sudhakar Ramakrishna as senior vice president and general manager of the company's Desktop and Cloud Division. 


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