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CONSTANTLY changing , aligning themselves with new trends , technology and forecasts . Hybrid working and the move to the cloud are two of these growing trends many businesses – including SMEs – have adopted .
Nutanix , a leader in hybrid multi-cloud computing , and Citrix Systems , are joining forces to help their customers deliver the future of hybrid working . The two companies are announcing a strategic partnership through which they will provide secure , ondemand and elastic access to apps , desktops and data from any device , in any location , at any scale through Nutanix hyperconverged infrastructure ( HCI ) and hybrid multi-cloud deployments of Citrix DaaS and Virtual Apps and Desktops services .
“ Organisations continue to look for IT solutions to support the agility , flexibility and reliability required for a hybrid workforce ,” said Tarkan Maner , Chief Commercial Officer at Nutanix .
Hector Lima , Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer , Citrix , added : “ In strengthening our partnership , Citrix and Nutanix can deliver the right building blocks for customers to make the transition successfully and reap the benefits it can provide in attracting and retaining talent , scaling operations and creating competitive advantage .”
Intelligent SME . tech spoke to two industry experts about the evolution of IT infrastructure . They detail how the future of technology and ongoing digitalisation affects small and medium sized businesses and give advice on how to ensure their infrastructure is equipped to deal with growth and further digital demands .
// WILL DRYSDALE , APAC SALES MANAGER , ACTIVECAMPAIGN //
Too small – or busy – to devote time and headspace to the hardware and systems you use to run your business ? You ’ re far from alone . Small business owners typically wear half a dozen hats at once and it ’ s easy for more pressing concerns to take precedence , particularly in today ’ s interesting times .
Will Drysdale , APAC Sales Manager , ActiveCampaign
LAGGING BEHIND WITH THE OTHER LUDDITES MAY HAVE BEEN OKAY IN THE PRE-COVID ERA BUT IT ’ S BECOMING AN INCREASINGLY RISKY APPROACH IN LATE 2021 .
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