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VNU Net: Citrix comes out of the shadows

Sep 22, 1999, 17:36 (4 Talkback[s])

"Citrix has snubbed its main partner Microsoft by moving to support other operating systems. The company has been closely linked with the software giant which uses Citrix software to link thin client devices to a central server running Windows NT Terminal Server Edition. But last week Citrix said it wanted to broaden its presence across the Application Service Provider (ASP) industry and embrace Unix, Linux and Java."

"IDC analyst Dan Kusnetzky said: 'We have been concerned that Citrix was living in an NT server-centric world. If ASPs change the way people do business, NT will not necessarily be the host operating system for the services.' "

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