News

Citrix Launches MetaFrame for AIX

Citrix Systems Inc. today announced the newest addition to its MetaFrame ASP software products, MetaFrame for the AIX operating system. The new MetaFrame product is being demonstrated at Solutions, the IBM Technical Developer Conference this week in Las Vegas.

The Citrix (www.citrix.com) MetaFrame 1.1 for Unix family extends the reach of business-critical Unix and Java applications across an enterprise, or from an ASP, to users anywhere, regardless of location or device. Powered by Citrix' Independent Computing Architecture (ICA), MetaFrame 1.1 for Unix shifts 100 percent of application processing to the server, resulting in very low bandwidth requirements and eliminating device restrictions found with emulation software. MetaFrame 1.1 for AIX is the latest addition to this product family.

MetaFrame 1.1 for AIX includes several new features. It provides server-based computing for version 4.3.3 of IBM Corp.'s (www.ibm.com) AIX operating system. MetaFrame 1.1 for AIX offers tools to allow IT departments and ASPs to scale, deploy, manage, and support applications from a single location. It also enables Unix systems and Java applications to be deployed directly from a Web page. The new product also incorporates the same standard MetaFrame features found in earlier versions, including application publishing, load balancing, session shadowing, and SpeedScreen 2 Technology to reduce bandwidth consumption. - Isaac Slepner

About the Author

Scott Bekker is editor in chief of Redmond Channel Partner magazine.

Featured

  • AI, IoT and Machine Learning To Challenge Traditional Networking

    The next phase of networking will depend on IT learning to wrangle modern technologies in ways that simplify operations and help humans make decisions, according to a new report by Cisco.

  • Coming in 2020: .NET 5, The Next Phase of Microsoft's .NET Framework

    .NET 5 (no "Core" and no "Framework") will mark the transition from the aging, proprietary, Windows-only .NET Framework to a modern, open source, cross-platform .NET.

  • What Computing Will Look Like in 2030: Top 5 Tech Predictions for the Next Decade

    For better or worse, the next 10 years will bring more intelligent devices to more areas of our daily lives. From the proliferation of AI to what that means for user privacy, here are Brien's tech predictions for 2020 and beyond.

  • Azure Arc: A Deeper Look at Microsoft's Multicloud Play

    Arguably one of Microsoft's biggest announcements this year was the introduction of Azure Arc at Ignite. But is this really a game-changer or is Microsoft just falling for the multicloud buzz?

comments powered by Disqus

Office 365 Watch

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.