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The Man Behind CloudStack: How Citrix Became Strategic

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http://www.thevarguy.com – How exactly did Citrix Systems (Nasdaq: CTXS) go from super-boring software (multi-user code and the ICA protocol) to extremely strategic (desktops as a service, virtualization, mobile computing, collaboration and cloud computing)? The VAR Guy has the oft-overlooked answer. Led by former marketing executive Mark Templeton, Citrix has acquired roughly 30 companies since 1999, including today’s Podio purchase. The Citrix evolution is a two-decade story worth reviewing — especially for channel partners that are seeking to push far beyond traditional product reselling. Right now most f (IT news)