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Gizmox Receives Strategic Investment from Citrix Systems

Investment to support emerging enterprise rich internet, cloud and mobile needs

Gizmox, the developer of the award-winning Visual WebGui (VWG) web, cloud and mobile delivery platform, has announced that it has received a strategic investment from Citrix Systems. As part of the investment, Gizmox and Citrix are working together to enable enterprises to deliver existing and new applications to the rapidly expanding set of HTML5-enabled devices. This will drive further innovation in delivering applications to any device, anywhere.

VWG technology enables data-centric enterprise applications to run on HTML5 Web, Cloud and Mobile platforms as secured-by-design rich applications without plug-ins. In 3 years, Visual WebGui has more than 1,000,000 downloads of its software and over 35,000 VWG applications that are already in production, at first tier organizations such as SAP, IBM, Visa, Thomson Reuters, Shell, Texas Instruments, Good Year and major banks, medical, government and military institutions.

"With the proliferation of consumer devices from tablets and Smartphones to unique web-optimized devices like Google ChromeBooks, users are demanding to bring these devices into the workplace. Our vision is to provide enterprises with the virtual computing infrastructure needed to provide anywhere, anytime access to corporate resources. We found Visual WebGui technology to be an innovative and exciting extension of this vision. Our strategic investment in Gizmox is aimed at advancing technology to better address emerging enterprise HTML5-based web, cloud and mobile needs," said Martin Duursma, vice president, Citrix Labs and CTO Office chair at Citrix.

"We are very excited to be working with Citrix," said Navot Peled, Gizmox CEO. "Citrix is an industry leader in virtual computing technology and its solutions are enabling the consumerization of IT to become a reality for thousands of enterprises and millions of users around the world. The two companies have a shared vision for delivering applications to any device, including HTML5-based devices. Our combined efforts will help advance technology to support cloud computing and mobile devices.”

For more information please see http://www.visualwebgui.com/

About Visual WebGui
Visual WebGui, www.visualwebgui.com, is the first secured-by-design .NET open source Ajax empowered Web/Cloud and Mobile HTML and HTML5-based application platform. It reproduces uncompromised desktop functionality richness on the Web, Cloud and Mobile at commoditized costs. The Visual WebGui solution offers features that build, migrate and run Web, Cloud and Mobile applications. It removes the Ajax complexities and limitations for business applications, as well as the web cloud and mobile’s single most limiting factor – the network limitation. It enables applications of any size and weight to be used on desktop, web, cloud and mobile from the same codebase, essentially forever changing the way businesses use web, cloud and mobiles for their organizational needs. In 3 years, Visual WebGui has more than 1,000,000 downloads of its software and over 35,000 VWG applications that are already in production, at first tier organizations such as SAP, IBM, Israel Aerospace Industry, Visa, Texas Instruments, banks, medical, government and military institutions.

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