Accelerite Acquires Citrix CloudPlatform, Accelerates Container Adoption in Cloud

By CIOReview | Tuesday, January 12, 2016
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SANTA CLARA, CA: Accelerite, a provider of enterprise infrastructure software, acquires Citrix CloudPlatform to help service providers simplify cloud management and speed up the container adoption in cloud.

Citrix CloudPlatform is an application-centric cloud solution that orchestrates and provisions desktop, web and data center infrastructure workloads within a single cloud management platform. Based on Apache CloudStack, CloudPlatform offers flexible and open cloud orchestration platform. It is designed to build a future proofed cloud that can run every application workload at scale. It also helps in smooth functioning of mission critical workload in the cloud with integrated desktop cloud provisioning for XenDesktop and XenApp environments. Moreover, it enables automatic and dynamic load balancing and scaling of infrastructure.

Apart from CloudPlatform, Accelerite also adds Citrix CloudPortal Business Manager to its portfolio. Citrix CloudPortal Business Manager is a unified cloud services delivery and management platform that simplifies the delivery of cloud services while integrating with business operations and IT systems. Offering a customizable catalog of services, CloudPortal Business Manager can generate reports for current and historical activities with deep analytics. Further, it enables users to access cloud and IT services from a cloud services storefront.

The addition of Citrix CloudPlatform and CloudPortal Business Manager to Accelerite’s cloud software portfolio will allow Accelerite to introduce new features and functions to the products according to user needs. It will expand CloudPlatform’s roadmap along with Apache Foundation.

"Customers are our top priority and we are confident that Accelerite will nurture our customers who are heavily invested in running their clouds on these solutions. Accelerite has been successful in acquiring product lines from other large companies to grow cloud computing and virtualization software products. Citrix will work closely with Accelerite to build on CloudPlatform integrations with our key offerings that enable the secure delivery of apps and data," says Steve Wilson, VP, Core Infrastructure, Citrix.