Abstract: Citrix Systems, Inc. is an American multinational software company that supply server, application and desktop virtualization, networking, software as a service (SaaS), and cloud computing technologies. It was founded in Richardson, Texas in 1989 by a group of ex-IBM developers. The name Citrix is a combination of Unix and Citrus since its founder Ed Iacobucci moved the company from southern Florida to its new headquarters. Ed Iacobucci served as chairman until his departure in 2000. Citrix solutions are based on virtualization and cloud computing technologies that can grant various benefits and great efficiency in CPU utilization, green IT environments with low power consumption, central control, more availability, reduces project timelines by eliminating hardware procurement, improves disaster recovery capabilities, more central control of the desktop, and improve outsourcing services.

Keywords: Citrix Systems, XenServer, Cloud Suite, NetScaler, Virtual Desktops.