List of mergers and acquisitions by Citrix

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Citrix Systems is a computer software company that was founded in 1989 by Ed Iacobucci.[1] Citrix creates and sells virtualization, cloud computing, networking and SaaS products that aim to provide remote connectivity to workers on a variety of devices.[2][3]

The company's first acquisition was DataPac in 1997, which Citrix purchased in order to utilize DataPac's technology and its position in the Asia-Pacific region.[4] Key acquisitions that contributed to the company's expansion include ExpertCity in 2004, NetScaler in 2005, XenSource in 2007 and ShareFile in 2011. As of 2015, Citrix has acquired nearly 50 companies.[2]

Mergers and acquisitions[edit]

No. Acquired Company Business Country Derived products References
1 September 1997 DataPac Australasia Server based computing  Australia Citrix WinFrame

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2 March 1998 Insignia NTrigue Server based computing and consumer electronics  USA Citrix WinFrame [8][9]
3 June 1998 APM[10] Ltd. Java developer  England Citrix WinFrame and MetaFrame [11][12]
4 July 1998 VDOnet Internet film broadcasting  Israel Video/audio server technology [13][14][15]
5 July 1999 Viewsoft Software developer for web-based application  USA Application Linking and Embedding (ALE) software [16][17][18]
6 February 2000 Innovex Group Internet consulting company  USA Citrix Worldwide Customer Service [19]
7 May 2001 Sequoia Software Corporation XML-based portal software developer  USA Citrix NFuse and Metaframe [20][21]
8 March 2004 Expertcity GoToMyPC and GoToMeeting platform developer  USA SaaS [22][23]
9 December 2004 Net6 SSL VPN Technology  USA SSL Access Gateway and Citrix’s MetaFrame Access Suite [24][25]
10 August 2005 Netscaler Application acceleration hardware vendor  USA Citrix NetScaler [26][27]
11 November 2005 Teros Firewall vendor  USA Citrix NetScaler Application Firewall [28][29]
12 May 2006 Reflectent Edgesight desktop applications performance-monitoring software developer.  USA Citrix Web applications performance-measuring software, core client-server applications, Presentation Server [30]
13 August 2006 Orbital Data WAN optimization  USA Citrix WANScaler [31][32]
14 January 2007 Ardence Inc. Server provisioning software developer  USA Citrix’s Management Systems Group [33][34]
15 March 2007 thinGenius Load testing software  USA Presentation Server and virtual software delivery [35]
16 February 2007 Aurema E-commerce  Australia Greater support for Presentation Server running on Microsoft Longhorn Server [36]
17 September 2007 QuickTree XML security  USA NetScaler application-acceleration platform, WANScaler WAN-optimization gear, and Citrix Access Gateway SSL VPN device [37]
18 October 2007 XenSource Desktop and server virtualization  England Desktop and server virtualization. XenSource became part of Citrix’s Virtualization & Management Division. [38][39]
19 May 2008 sepagoPROFILE Profile management technology developer  GER Citrix XenDesktop, XenApp, and Provisioning Server [40][41]
20 March 2008 Deterministics Network Software-based scalable secure network acceleration and bandwidth management  USA Citrix Deterministics Network [42]
21 2009 Vidsoft High Definition video streaming  Germany HDFaces within GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, and GoToTraining [43]
22 November 2008 Vapps High definition audio conference call equipment  USA GoToMeeting [44]
23 February 2010 Paglo Labs SaaS-based IT management  USA GoToManage [45]
24 August 2010 VMLogix Inc. Virtualization automation and management  USA XenServer [46][47]
25 February 2011 Netviewer SaaS vendor in collaboration and IT services  Germany Citrix’s online services division [48][49]
26 February 2011 EMS-Cortex Cloud services provisioning and management  New Zealand XenApp, Cloud Portal Services Manager [50][51]
27 May 2011 Kaviza Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) developer  USA VDI-in-a-box [52][53]
28 July 2011 Cloud.com Cloud computing  USA Citrix CloudPlatform OpenStack, open source cloud stack [54]
29 August 2011 RingCube Personalized virtual desktop  USA XenDesktop [55][56]
30 October 2011 ShareFile Enterprise File Sharing Solution  USA ShareFile [57]
31 October 2011 App-DNA Software migration  EU Citrix Desktop Transformation Model [58]
32 February 2012 Apere Network security  USA Software as a service (SaaS), Single sign-on Security (SSO) [59][60]
33 April 2012 Podio Cloud-based social network for businesses  Denmark GoTo cloud services [61][62]
34 May 2012 Virtual Computer Virtual Desktop technology  USA XenClient [63]
35 July 2012 Bytemobile Mobile data and video optimization  USA NetScaler [64][65]
36 September 2012 Beetil Cloud-based service desk technology provider  New Zealand GoToAssist [66]
37 January 2013 Zenprise Mobile Device Management  USA XenMobile [67]
38 September 2013 Byte Squared iPad document editing  England ShareFile [68]
39 December 2013 Skytide iPad document editing  England ByteMobile [69][70]
40 January 2014 FrameHawk Mobile delivery of virtual desktop  USA HDX technology for XenApp and XenDesktop [71]
41 May 2014 ScaleXtreme Application management  USA Workspace Services [72]
42 August 2014 Virtual Android and IOS virtualization  USA Enterprise mobility products [73][74]
43 October 2014 RightSignature Online signing tools  USA ShareFile [75]
44 November 2014 Solid Instance Microsoft Windows virtual application delivery  USA Virtual desktop delivery [76]
45 December 2014 Octoblu Networking  USA Citrix Octoblu [77]
46 January 2015 Sanbolic Storage virtualization  USA Melio [78]
47 April 2015 Grasshopper Telephone services  USA GoToMeeting, GoToTraining, GoToWebinar, ShareFile, and OpenVoice [79][80]
48 September 2016 Norskale UEM and Application Performance Optimization  FRA XenApp, XenDesktop [81]
49 January 2017 Unidesk  USA XenApp, XenDesktop [82]
50 February 2018 Cedexis Intelligent Traffic Management  FRA Citrix ITM [83] [84]

See also[edit]

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