Bronwyn Hastings says partners need to move 400,000 customers from on-premises to the cloud.
The COVID-19 pandemic created a significant increase in demand for Citrix Cloud and the company’s virtual desktops and apps. As customers embrace more hybrid workplace norms, the company is focusing partner enablement on cloud migration, and Citrix Workspace apps.
Citrix is emphasizing to partners that growth will come from its shift to cloud and software as a service (SaaS). In addition to extending desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) offerings from AWS and Microsoft, the company is enhancing its “intelligent” workspace.
As Citrix seeks expands its cloud-native microapps, the company recently announced it will acquire Wrike for nearly $2.3 billion. The deal for Wrike, which provides a SaaS-based work management solution, closed earlier this month.
Meanwhile, Citrix last fall took a key step toward putting its customers and partners into a SaaS and DaaS mindset. As of Oct. 1, the…