A leading IT company Citrix announced a new secure
digital workspace offerings, that Aim to make governments and enterprises more
secure in the wake of the recent global WannaCry ransomware attack. The new
product is innovatively designed and provides a new secure digital workspace,
Cloud services and a new product called Citrix Analytics.
A report says, the
governments and private organizations will spend around a trillion on cyber
security by the year 2021, in the wake of attacks like WannaCry.
The company also introduced a new intelligent security
framework geared to secure and simplify access and control of the apps and
data. The governments and private organizations will spend around $1 trillion
on cyber security by 2021 and 80 per cent of people worry about data breaches.
Citrix President and CEO, Kirill Tatarinov told reporters,
“With these, we are providing a wealth of protection to safeguard our customers
against future cyber-attacks that are definitely going to come sooner than
The new Citrix enhances the user experience in a secure
digital workspace and unifies access and management of mobile, SaaS
(Software-as-a-Service), web and Windows apps and documents, and consolidates
access, control and workflows in one, easy-to-use solution.
The secured workspace is contextually designed to ensure
employees that have the optimal balance of security, productivity and
performance based on location, device, identity and other analytics. Users can
create, edit and collaborate on Microsoft Office 365 online documents directly from
within the secure digital workspace.
The users, can then move to a custom workflow and approval
process with colleagues, having to re-authenticate themselves as they switch
between SaaS applications, without leaving the workspace.
The new product, Citrix Analytics offers security and
behaviour analytics that extends the capabilities of the proven Citrix
NetScaler Management and Analytics System (MAS) with new behaviour detection,
insights and proactive risk resolution capabilities.
This new workspace offers, leveraging machine learning
and analyses data sets across Citrix product portfolio to enable IT organisations
find and quickly troubleshoot application infrastructure performance issues.
“We also announce Citrix Security Practice — a focused
group who understand the domain of security and will work with our customers to
safeguard data and systems,” Tatarinov added.
PJ Hough, Senior Vice President, Product, Citrix noted
that, “To be efficient and successful, organisations need to provide their
people with a simple, unified and consistent user experience on any device with
intelligent security that’s designed to deliver the workspace of the future.”
Citrix provides server, application and desktop
virtualisation, networking, software as a service and cloud computing
technologies. Citrix solutions, are in use by more than 400,000 organizations
and 100 million users globally including in India, and have collected $3.42
billion as annual revenue, in 2016.