EDGE 2015 is starting in

Find out more EDGE 2015
Menu
Citrix and Fujitsu eye A/NZ mobility market together

Citrix and Fujitsu eye A/NZ mobility market together

Both technology vendors collaborate to capitalise on local growth of mobility.

The mobility conversation may be driving Citrix’s business in A/NZ, though Fujitsu is also interested in the trend.

The two companies have been partners for 15 years, and Citrix global systems integrator development (Fujitsu) senior director, John-Marc Clark, said the recent focus has been mobility.

“Whether it is smartphones, tablets or e-readers, people are using mobile devices these days,” he said.

The key opportunity Clark is seeing for the two companies in A/NZ is helping public and private organisations develop a mobility strategy.

“Whether or not the customer chooses that mobility strategy to be a Cloud-based, on-premise or hybrid offering, that plays perfectly into Fujitsu’s strength.”

As a Cloud integration services provider, and a transformer of on-premise to Cloud-based environments, Clark said that is where Fujitsu adds value.

Another 15 years

Read more: Government gives MobileMuster a green tick

Five years ago Fujitsu became a tier one system integrator (SI) partner with Citrix and now transacts with them in 24 countries, with the goal for this number to reach 30 this year.

Not only is the existing relationship between the two companies mature, Clark also describes Fujitsu as one of Citrix’s “most strategic SI partners in the world.”

“Fujitsu’s workplace anywhere vision is aligned with Citrix’s, and they have bought into the notion of Cloud and mobility,” he said.

Read more: Amcom signs University of Melbourne to its Cloud solution

Clark said Fujitsu is using Citrix products as the cornerstone of two of their global offerings, virtual client services and managed mobile.

“Many of their largest customers around the world are using Citrix-based Fujitsu solutions that are wrapped with Fujitsu services to enable businesses,” he said.

Patrick Budmar covers consumer and enterprise technology breaking news for IDG Communications. Follow Patrick on Twitter at @patrick_budmar.

Read More:

EDGE 2015:: For all the latest on EDGE 2015 including the keynote speakers visit the EDGE mini-site now

Follow Us

Join the ARN newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags BYODCitrixmobilitysmartphonestabletsFujitsu

Upcoming

Slideshows

In Pictures: 7 things we hate about Twitter

In Pictures: 7 things we hate about Twitter

You probably either love Twitter for its quirkiness and brevity or see it as a pointless waste of time. After nearly a decade on the social scene, Twitter still needs to improve its user experience and fill in notable gaps in the service. These seven problems are long overdue for a fix.

In Pictures: 7 things we hate about Twitter
IN PICTURES: EDGE 2015 - Sponsor Briefing

IN PICTURES: EDGE 2015 - Sponsor Briefing

With EDGE 2015 rapidly approaching, ARN and Reseller News NZ held a Sponsors Briefing where ARN publisher and president, Susan Searle, and Events Manager, Alexandra West, ran through the considerable logistics in detail. Attendees then enjoyed some splendid canapes and drinks. EDGE is designed to bring the A/NZ channel together in a collaborative and educational environment. Themed around channel channel leadership, EDGE will be held at the Sheraton Mirage, Port Douglas, July 20-23. Photos by MIKE GEE.

IN PICTURES: EDGE 2015 - Sponsor Briefing
In Pictures: Robots that cook, clean, sing and dance

In Pictures: Robots that cook, clean, sing and dance

Cooking, learning language and doing the laundry are a few of the human skills demonstrated by.real humanoid bots featured in the National Geographic movie Robots.

In Pictures: Robots that cook, clean, sing and dance

iasset.com is a channel management ecosystem that automates all major aspects of the entire sales, marketing and service process, including data tracking, integrated learning, knowledge management and product lifecycle management.

Show Comments