Citrix vs Parallels

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Citrix
Based on 42 reviews.
Parallels
Based on 14 reviews.
Overview
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.
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Sample Customers
XenApp: Exelon, Aeronamic, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Alameda County Medical Center, Alaska Department of Fish & Game, Aloysius Stichting, Amarchand Mangaldas, AmBev, Amnet Technology Solutions, Arval
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
Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS): Arsari Group _ PT Netmarks Indonesia, Izhevsk Elektromekhanicheskiy Zavod (IEMZ) _ Kupol, Abilene Diagnostic Clinic, Fylde Borough Council, YARSTROYREZE LLC, VSK Insurance House, Melenkovsky District of Vladimirskaya Oblast, Sofrigam SA, Antenna International, KingsGate Community Church, Norwegian American Hospital, Island Hotels Group, Medway Council, Medway Council, Voices of September 11th, MacDonald Training Center, Kansas Childrenês Service League, Scope,Next Generation Clubs, WTC Communications, Opera Australia, HSE Integrated, Danier, Bridgwater College, Kern County Mental Health, Tony Tiendas, Spears Manufacturing, Managed Insurance Services Inc., Intuitive Medical Software, M.J. Soffe, Mazda Motors, Israel Military Industries (IMI), Telfair, Upic Solutions, Teleflora, Fisher & Company
Parallels Desktop: Lytro, University of Washington, Slalom, Veeva Systems, Oklahoma Christian University
Parallels Access: Gilt Groupe K.K.
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Financial Services Firm
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Comms Service Provider
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Marketing Services Firm
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Transportation Company
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University
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Healthcare Company
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Media Company
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