FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Organizations around the world continue to debate whether and how to enable remote working, but the City of Corona is not one of them. The municipality embraced the concept long before the pandemic forced it to, and built a powerful digital workspace that provides access to everything its employees need to engage and be productive, wherever they are . On August 4, City will discuss its journey to remote work and how it uses solutions from Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS) and partner NVIDIA to accelerate it during a Fireside Chat exclusive.
The journey began five years ago when the city of Corona, which sits in the heart of California’s earthquake and wildfire territory, implemented Citrix’s digital workspace solutions to “resist to disasters” its operations.
“In an emergency, we have to be nimble,” said Kyle Edgeworth, assistant CIO for the City of Corona. “We need access to our systems and data and we would like our employees to be able to work from anywhere.”
Citrix allows both. And following a successful pilot, Edgeworth and his team decided to modernize their IT infrastructure and cloud-first strategy to support broader implementation.
He started by decoupling traditional hardware from the computing equation and replacing it with Citrix cloud-delivered digital workspace solutions, the Microsoft Azure NVv6 series powered by NVIDIA GPUs, NVIDIA virtual GPU technology and Azure Virtual Desktop.
“We made the decision to move everything to the cloud,” Edgeworth said. “Citrix was the logical choice to partner with Microsoft because it enhances the value of Azure Virtual Desktop, providing enterprise tools that improve user density and performance, allow us to provision workloads at demand and simplify the way our team manages images and applications. ”
There are also advantages to using Citrix alongside NVIDIA. As a Citrix Ready™ partner, NVIDIA virtual GPU technology is verified to work with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops™ to power virtual desktops, desktops, and applications with an immersive user experience that keeps productivity and engagement going employees.
Edgeworth will share additional information about the City of Corona’s decision to go cloud-based and how the municipality is leveraging virtual technologies to build scalable infrastructure to support remote working at the event. August 4. He will be joined by:
Chris McMasters, Director of Information, City of Corona
Calvin Hsu, Vice President, Product Management, Citrix
Vishal Ganeriwala, Senior Director, Product Management, NVIDIA
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Citrix (NASDAQ: CTXS) develops secure, unified digital workspace technology that helps organizations unlock human potential and deliver a consistent workspace experience wherever work needs to be done. With Citrix, users get a seamless working experience and IT has a unified platform to secure, manage and monitor various technologies in complex cloud environments.
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