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IGEL offering day-one support for new Citrix product

As a co-development partner with both Citrix and Microsoft, IGEL is providing day-one support for the release of Citrix HDX Plus for Windows 365 Cloud PC.

IGEL has confirmed that IGEL OS will fully support the upcoming release of Citrix HDX Plus for Windows 365, ensuring seamless operations when the offering is available to the public.

Citrix HDX Plus for Windows 365 was announced during Microsoft Inspire 2022 and will give Cloud PC users an outstanding high-definition user experience, bringing graphics, audio and collaboration tools to life on any IGEL OS-powered device running the Citrix Workspace app.

IGEL notes that this will allow existing Citrix and IGEL OS customers to experience Windows 365 Cloud PCs alongside their other Citrix and Citrix desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) deployments.

Further, using Citrix HDX plus for Windows with IGEL OS also affords desktop administrators the means to unify their digital workspace access policy and security control management throughout a wide range of endpoint devices from multiple vendors for enterprise consistency.

“IGEL and Citrix continue to collaborate to revolutionise how people work,” IGEL Ready Strategic Alliances Senior Vice President Jim Airdo says.

“Our partnership, from the development lab to the field, continues to deliver the seamless integration and robust capability our mutual customers want to elevate their ‘work-from-anywhere’ user experience.

“By offering support for Citrix HDX Plus for Windows 365 right out of the gate, IGEL OS is again delivering the confidence customers require in their digital workspace investments.

“Together, IGEL, Citrix and Microsoft are extending the Windows 365 experience with Citrix HDX high-end graphics technology and fully managed, secure endpoint access of IGEL OS.”

IGEL provides the managed endpoint operating system for secure access to any digital workspace and has been collaborating with Citrix for decades to change the way people work.

The companies are currently speeding up adopting the hybrid working model with a flexible working environment that gives users an immersive, high-fidelity digital experience.

In addition, 2021 saw IGEL become the first vendor to earn both Citrix Ready Cloud and Citrix Ready Endpoint Premium Validation.

Citrix has also become an inaugural member of the IGEL Ready technology partner program as the companies continue their long-standing co-development initiatives.

A combined Citrix and IGEL offering keeps digital workers happy, productive and well-connected with access to all the latest multimedia codecs and unified communications platforms such as Teams, Zoom, and WebEx, among others.

This integration of IGEL OS, Citrix HDX Plus, and Windows 365 Cloud PC represents the latest innovation in this ongoing strategic partnership that now also includes Microsoft.

“IGEL makes embracing the new Citrix HDX Plus for Windows 365 seamless and immediate for any device using IGEL OS,” Citrix Product Management and Technical Alliances Sr. Manager James Hsu says.

“We are thrilled to add this development collaboration to our long history of innovation with IGEL as we continue to work together to simplify IT management while delivering an exceptional high-definition user experience for Windows 365 Cloud PC environments.”

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