Citrix Application Performance Management
XenWinGo, a provider of hosted applications, is a Citrix Gold Solution Advisor offering hosted and managed XenApp and XenDesktop applications to a range of customers from SMB’s to large enterprises. These days, it is a growing professional services firm with a specialty in providing “hands on” services to help clients resolve problems, increase performance, upgrade existing products, and assist in database design.
As a Citrix Gold Partner, XenWinGo has years of experience in designing, installing, configuring, and supporting Citrix infrastructures. Through its Citrix family of services, companies can centralize, virtualize and minimize the complexity of static data centers – significantly reducing costs, improving information security, mobilizing people and delivering enterprise agility.
When XenWinGo decided to offer hosted applications, the company needed a solution for performance monitoring, reporting and analysis. Its extensive search led it to Goliath Technologies, which had a MonitorIT product that provided valuable feedback and early warning signs for proactive monitoring within the Citrix environment, not currently available from other solutions.
“With the ability to customize some of the screens and dashboards, MonitorIT quickly became our leading choice to monitor Citrix XenApp/Desk and the supporting infrastructure. In addition, the price point of the solution supported our business model,” said XenWinGo President Mark Gigliotti (News - Alert), in a statement.
Goliath Technologies is focused on systems management software for IT organizations that address the evolving challenges of managing physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures. These hybrid environments require a scalable, cost-effective and seamless solution. Many legacy technologies are difficult to deploy and expensive to maintain, so they are not suited for this new paradigm. On the other hand, inexpensive technologies though easy to deploy lack enterprise scalability, which are slow to add features required to support physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures.
So, Goliath fills this gap with a combination of scalability and functionality at a reasonable cost that embrace the complexities of virtualization and cloud computing. The company offers one of the only infrastructure monitoring solutions in the market today that is architected for use by cloud providers. This multi-tenant technology allows an administrator to monitor the entire infrastructure from a single console.
“We are quite pleased that the team from XenWinGo has chosen Goliath Technologies as the sole provider of performance monitoring, analysis and reporting for their virtual server and desktop environments,” said Thomas Charlton (News - Alert), chairman and CEO of Goliath Technologies. “While many companies have re-cast their products as solutions designed for Service Providers, the functionality they offer doesn’t reflect an understanding of the unique challenges faced by the vendors in this rapidly growing market sector.”
Edited by Jamie Epstein
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