2013 Virtualization 50

Citrix Systems

Top Executive: Mark Templeton, President, CEO

Location: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

The desktop virtualization leader is aggressively building its cloud business with its NetScaler product. Citrix is also the No. 3 player in server virtualization with XenServer. It is now overhauling its channel program to focus more on higher-value partners and recently combined its WAN optimization and cloud data center connection product lines.

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