Insight Introduces Managed VDI for Citrix to Bring Increased Security and Scalability to Virtual Work



TEMPE, Arizona – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ: NSIT), the global systems integrator of Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions â„¢ for organizations of all sizes, today announced that it has added Citrix to its VDI managed by Insight portfolio of support and management services. The addition of Citrix to Insight’s support portfolio for the Connected workforce means Citrix customers can enable employees to work securely from any device, while reducing the expense and time spent by IT managing the day-to-day administration of a virtual environment.

Today, the modernization and migration of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) resources and tools to modern cloud-based platforms such as Microsoft® Azure® and azure® Virtual Desktop (AVD) dramatically reduces the initial infrastructure costs associated with deploying a VDI solution. Insight Managed VDI for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops ™ offers a modern, cost-effective turnkey approach to administering and supporting new or existing Citrix environments with AVD on Azure.

Enhanced management platforms such as Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops enable dynamic and rapid scaling of the environment. Customers can quickly adjust resources up or down as needed, reducing cost complexity and improving overall performance. Insight Managed VDI enables organizations to refocus internal resources on critical business needs while ensuring the environment is performing against specific, measurable goals.

“Despite the obvious benefits of modern VDI in today’s hybrid workplace, many organizations still struggle to master a long-term strategy for virtual office solutions, ”said Stephen Moss, senior vice president and general manager, Connected Workforce, Insight. “Insight Managed VDI provides a cost-effective way to support new or existing virtual Citrix settings, simplifying the complexity of maintaining VDI tools while keeping the organization secure at its endpoints. In turn, our customers can shift their internal IT resources to more strategic business transformation goals, while their employees realize it’s more convenient to work the way they prefer.

Insight provides an assessment of a customer’s existing Citrix and Microsoft environments to see what needs to be optimized in the Azure tenant. Insight’s Managed VDI for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop addresses the challenges of maintaining a virtualized environment by providing:

  • Managing tools and portals for Citrix solutions hosted on Azure

  • Image management, including operating system and application updates, and virtual machine deployment

  • License for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops instance

  • Implementing Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Instance with AVD

  • Expert in continuous administration of the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops and AVD environment

  • 24/7 administrator-to-administrator support for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops and AVD environment

  • Automated processes and regular reports, service reviews and roadmap development

Citrix joins a growing list of VDI technologies for which Insight provides expert operational oversight. Customers can outsource a wide range of managed services for endpoints, security, workplace and lifecycle, to take the burden off the day-to-day management of end-user support, to fill gaps in skills, speed problem resolution and reduce the risk of system downtime.

“Today’s workers need to be able to seamlessly and securely access business applications and productivity platforms, no matter where and how they work, ”said Mike Fouts, Vice President, Sales and Partner Services. for the Americas, Citrix. “With Managed VDI for Citrix, Insight can help customers deliver it and empower their employees to be the best they can be.

Learn more on Insight Managed VDI for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops; you can also to agree at Insight’s recent TechTalk with Citrix exploring “Modernization of VDI workflows to the Cloud. For more information on Insight, visit or call 800-INSIGHT.

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