Cisco vs Citrix

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Cisco
Based on 196 reviews.
Citrix
Based on 42 reviews.
Overview
Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in San Jose, California, that designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment. Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, and it supports, manages and operates business systems for various and major third parties. Cisco Systems was founded in December 1984 by Leonard Bosack, who was in charge of the Stanford University computer science department's computers, and Sandy Lerner, who managed the Graduate School of Business' computers.Citrix Systems, Inc. is an American multinational software company founded in 1989 that provides server, application and desktop virtualization, networking, software-as-a-service, and cloud computing technologies. The company began by developing remote access products for Microsoft operating systems. It licensed source code from Microsoft and has been in partnership with the company throughout its history. Citrix came to prominence in the 1990s as a leader in thin client technology. Through several acquisitions in the mid-2000s, the company expanded into server and desktop virtualization, as well as cloud and Infrastructure as a Service.
Sample Customers
Cisco Piston Enterprise OS: Kuwait Petroleum Italia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Cisco CloudCenter: NTT, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), CollabNet, Pratt & Miller, PZFlex
Cisco UCS Director: Entel, Data#3, Cegal, NESIC, LightEdge
Cisco ScanSafe Web Security SaaS: Arup Group, Gobierno de Castilla-La Mancha, K&L Gates, New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Transplace
Cisco Umbrella: Chart Industries, City of Aspen, Eastern Mountain Sports, FLEXcon, George Washington University, Jackson Municipal Airport Authority, Ohio Public Library Information Network, PTC, Richland Community College, Smart Motors, Tulane University, VeriClaim
WAAS: Dimension Data, National Rugby League
Cisco Application Control Engine [EOL]: LightEdge
Cisco ASx500: Aegean Motorway, Anilana Hotels and Resorts, BC Hydro, Beachbody, City of Biel, Department of Education Western Australia, Dundee Precious Metals, Fontys University, John Eagle Auto Group, Katy Independent School District, National Airport of Romania, North West Redwater, The Department of Education in Western Australia
Cisco VXI: Advanced Medical Transport, Artoni Transporti, Calligaris, CIPCO, Citrix, Comcast, Desktone, Electricity Authority of Cyprus, Grupo Industrial Saltillo (GIS), LightEdge, Management Science Associates, Molina Healthcare, North West Redwater, Outscale
Cisco SSL VPN: MST Systems
Cisco Meraki Systems Manager: Hafen Hamburg & Empire Riverside Hotel, Eastview Church, Tourism Holdings, Colegio Sagrada Familia Hijas de Jesús, Tommy Bahama's, Canadian School Mexico, Rosebank College
Cisco SD-WAN: Doyle Research, Ashton Metzler & Associates
ScaleXtreme: Hamilton Health Sciences, OKWave Inc., NetStandard, TekLinks, Logicworks, Datapipe Inc., Essar Group, Campion Insurance, Paddy Power
CloudPortal Services Manager: Big Red Group, BT Global Services, CPC Project Services, DBR360, EnCloud, Frontier, Internet Solutions, Magic Cloud, Maryland Association of CPAs, Net Computer Group
NetScaler SD-WAN: AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Cornerstone Home Lending Inc., Dallara, ecVision, Essar, Eurofred, Groupe Promutuel, HMSHost Corporation, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Ltd, Royal Caribbean International
XenClient [EOL]: Home Properties, IVG Hospitals, Town of Lincoln, Visma ITC, Royal Caribbean International, Hedensted, BT Global Services, Charityshare, Essar Steel
XenDesktop: Deutsche Bank, Knightec, Sunrise Health, and Emory Healthcare.
Unidesk [EOL]: Hanford Elementary School District, Needham Bank, Leith Automotive Group, Pike County School District, Curwensville Area School District, Chico Unified School District, Dayton Superior, Morgan County Charter School System, Health Network Labs, Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Hamilton County, Indiana, Austin Pain Associates, TIPPER TIE Group, Tulare County, California, Colby-Sawyer College, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine, South Taranaki District Council, Hartnell College, Group Health Centre, Egan Company, Trek Bicycle, William Woods University, HKM Law Group, Auto Europe, State of Ohio DODD, Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company, Tennessee Tech, Sunrise Health, STV, Bernstein Shur Counselors at Law, Shannon Medical Center, Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing USA, Mercer University, Sacramento County Superior Court, USF Health
Citrix Workspace Cloud: Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority
XenMobile: Miami Marlins, Exelon, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company (LG&E and KU), Flex, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
Citrix Bytemobile Unison [EOL]: Alcatel-Lucent, Atos
Citrix NetScaler Unified Gateway: Aeronamic, Avianca, Bechtel Corporation, Betfair UK, Catholic University Leuven (K.U. Leuven), Centene Corporation, Cerner, Charityshare, City of High Point, Clark Builders
Citrix NetScaler ADC: ABB Schweiz, Aer Lingus, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Amnet Technology Solutions, Aramex International, Ascenty, Atos, Autodesk
Citrix NetScaler VPX: Arizona State University (ASU)
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