LOS ANGELES -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today at Citrix Synergy™, Autodesk was announced as the winner of the company’s 9th annual Innovation award, designed to recognize visionary customers who are using Citrix solutions for delivering mobile workspaces to drive business innovation and IT simplicity. Autodesk used Citrix solutions to harness virtualization technology and create a new cloud-based development environment that has resulted in a faster, lower-cost, and higher quality process. Autodesk engineers now have access to on-demand development resources via self-service; and without the need for physical hardware, engineers are able to work from anywhere. In addition, as Autodesk accelerates the development of next-generation, cloud-based tools for design, engineering, and entertainment; engineers can work on multiple projects in parallel and easily collaborate between different locations.
Autodesk was selected as a finalist for the award after an extensive review of nominations from around the world, looking for the most transformative companies leveraging Citrix market-leading virtualization, networking and cloud services solutions to deliver state-of-the art mobile workspaces that enable business growth in a dynamic and mobile world.
“Mobility is driving an amazing transformation in the way we work,” said Steve Daheb, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, Citrix. “Autodesk - and our other finalists - exemplify how the strategic use of Citrix mobile workspace solutions is enabling our customers to work better.”
The finalists include:
The Citrix Innovation Award seeks to inspire other Citrix customers and prospects to think differently about IT: as a key strategic component to enable business and organizational success, grow market share or compete beyond the industry norm. In judging the finalists, Citrix puts an emphasis on finding what is truly innovative and transformative about the customer’s use of Citrix solutions.
Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) is a leader in virtualization, networking and cloud services to enable new ways for people to work better. Citrix solutions help IT and service providers to build, manage and secure virtual and mobile workspaces that seamlessly deliver apps, desktops, data and services to anyone, on any device, over any network or cloud. This year Citrix is celebrating 25 years of innovation, making IT simpler and people more productive with mobile workstyles. With annual revenue in 2013 of $2.9 billion, Citrix solutions are in use at more than 330,000 organizations and by over 100 million people globally. Learn more at www.citrix.com.
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