Save Up to 60% On Your Citrix Costs

Citrix Costs- The main reasons why installing and running an application and virtual desktop delivery solution with Parallels Remote Application Server is much cheaper than with Citrix Virtual Apps (formerly Citrix XenApp) are:

It Costs Less to Install and Manage Software That’s Easy to Use

citrix costsThe above list only highlights the apparent differences in both hardware and software at face value. In a real environment, you will incur many more costs when running such solutions. For example, if you build a solution with Citrix Virtual Apps (formerly Citrix XenApp), you will require more servers—and more servers mean higher electricity bills and hardware maintenance costs. Considering the vast difference in server numbers, you will also need bigger server rooms, which require more significant temperature control systems.

There is also the ease-of-use factor. For example, since Parallels Remote Application Server is much easier to set up and use, your IT team will be able to build and maintain the system in a much shorter time, without needing any specialized training.

How will Citrix costs change for Perpetual License owners? 

Citrix announced the end of availability (EOA) for the ability to buy a perpetual license of Digital Workspace on September 30, 2020. This means that the license model for the Digital Workspace software is no longer available for purchase. The product lines that are affected include Citrix Workspace, Citrix App Layering, Citrix Virtual Apps, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, Citrix Virtual Desktops, Citrix Hypervisor, Citrix Content Collaboration and Citrix Endpoint Management. 

 The costs change for perpetual license owners since you will now have to purchase on-premise subscription licenses instead of on-premises perpetual licenses. You also cannot switch your perpetual license until you are ready to take advantage of the trade/up to cloud subscription opportunities offered by Citrix. If you are not ready to expand, you can still renew your Citrix Customer Success Services maintenance agreement, but doing so after October 1 2020 requires you to purchase on-premise subscription licenses. 

Citrix Costs – Crunching the Numbers

We recommend you read the paper, “Save 60% on your Citrix Costs” for more detailed information about the operational, financial, and other gains your business can benefit from when using Parallels Remote Application Server instead of Citrix Virtual Apps (formerly Citrix XenApp) as an application and virtual desktop delivery solution.

The whitepaper “Save 60% On Your Citrix Costs” shows how switching from Citrix Virtual Apps (formerly Citrix XenApp) to Parallels RAS, you can save up to 60 percent of the initial and running costs of your application and virtual desktop delivery solution.

Download your 30-day trial of Parallels RAS and experience how easy and cost-effective a VDI solution should be!

References

Computer Weekly | http://www.computerweekly.com/tip/Citrix-virtualisation-licensing-pricing-and-features-mini-guide

Tech Target | http://searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com/tip/Citrix-XenServer-and-Essentials-licensing-pricing-explained

Parallels | https://www.parallels.com/citrix-alternative/

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