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Future Group uses Desktop Virtualization

Future Group, a player in the Indian retail sector, has
successfully deployed desktop virtualization. In a statement it announced that
it has completed the successful adoption of Citrix XenDesktop and Citrix
Netscaler, which has enabled the company to usher in a new era of workforce
optimization. Citrix solutions have empowered Future Group employees to work
from anywhere, while cutting IT costs and reducing the risk of loss or

Future Group, a player in the Indian retail sector, has
successfully deployed desktop virtualization. In a statement it announced that
it has completed the successful adoption of Citrix XenDesktop and Citrix
Netscaler, which has enabled the company to usher in a new era of workforce
optimization. Citrix solutions have empowered Future Group employees to work
from anywhere, while cutting IT costs and reducing the risk of loss or
intrusion when data is delivered to any device. The IT team can now control the
delivery of all enterprise and cloud services, and maximize the end user
experience for all users including mobile clients.

The Future Group has been at the forefront of the
organized retail boom in India, with 30,000 employees spread over 170 cities
today. Additionally, the company opens 10-15 new stores every month. It’s
continually expanding footprint made managing a huge number of desktops,
multiple tools, applications and requisite support, challenging. Through Citrix
XenDesktop, the company has been able to dramatically increase the rate of
reaction to market requirements while the Citrix Netscaler has simplified the
task of managing high volumes of data being generated. Moreover, the company
needed a solution not only to secure web applications but also to prevent
inadvertent or intentional disclosure of confidential information and maintain
compliance with various information security regulations. Future Group has now
migrated 1000 users to the new solution and is currently focusing on the office
locations.

“Citrix XenDesktop and Citrix NetScaler have
provided our employees the freedom to work from anywhere, have reduced IT costs
and secured our enterprise data. We can now control the delivery of all enterprise
and cloud services, and maximize the end user experience for all, including
mobile clients.” said Rajesh Saboo, ‎Head – IT Services at Future Group.

Vishal Khare – ‎Director, Emerging Markets/Partner
Led Business, India Subcontinent, said “A long term plan for deployment of a
virtual infrastructure over a traditional desktop environment is the key to
ensuring a higher ROI and continued success in a competitive market. But a
successful deployment also relies heavily on IT’s ability to securely deliver
apps and data to users on any device. Citrix understands this critical requirement
which reflects in our solutions. We are delighted to have been able support
Future Group in their transformational journey which will optimize operational
efficiency, with many critical and strategic benefits aligning to their
business imperatives.”

 

 

 

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