Google Cloud and Citrix to deliver future of hybrid work

This comes after Google and Citrix seeks to enable desktops-as-a-service in simple and secure way to empower productive work from anywhere

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Google Cloud and Citrix to deliver future of hybrid work

Citrix Systems, Inc. and Google Cloud are expanding their strategic partnership to deliver the future of hybrid work for enterprise customers. The companies today announced a new collaboration which will include Citrix launching a new Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) offering on Google Cloud.


The service will leverage Citrix’s management plane and market-leading HDX protocol to enable seamless delivery of virtualized applications and desktops on Google Cloud. The expanded partnership will empower distributed and hybrid workers to securely access the tools and information they need to engage and be productive, wherever they happen to be.

“Enterprises are no longer struggling with whether they should embrace remote work, but how quickly and efficiently they can do it,” Tim Minahan, executive vice president of business strategy, Citrix, said. Through this partnership with Google Cloud, we will help customers accelerate and embrace hybrid work models with new virtual desktop services on Google Cloud’s global and secure network, he added.

Under the terms of an expanded agreement:

  • Citrix will become a preferred and strategic virtual desktop service partner of Google Cloud
  • Google will become a preferred and strategic cloud partner for Citrix
  • Citrix will build a foundation of their cloud services on Google Cloud, starting with a Citrix purpose-built management plane that will enable cloud hosted desktops to stream any application on any end point device