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Citrix Executives to Keynote and Present at 2012 Cloud Expo Conference

Citrix today announced its compelling lineup of speaker engagements focused on helping customers chart a pragmatic path to cloud computing at the 2012 Cloud Expo Conference. Shannon Williams, VP of cloud market development at Citrix, will deliver two keynote sessions at the conference: “Lessons Learned from 100 IaaS Cloud Deployments...and Counting,” and “Real-world Story: Mission-Critical Workloads Delivered on Apache CloudStack™.”

In addition, Citrix product experts will present during several sessions throughout the conference that are designed to help enterprises and service providers of all sizes deliver business-ready cloud services (details below).


Cloud Expo

Santa Clara Convention Center

Santa Clara, California


November 5 – 8, 2012

Keynote Sessions

Lunchtime Focus Keynote: Lessons Learned from 100 IaaS Cloud Deployments...and Counting

  • Date/Time: Tuesday, November 6, 12:45-1:30 p.m. (Room: Grand Ballroom)
  • Speaker: Shannon Williams, vice president of cloud market development, Citrix

General Session Keynote: Real-world Story: Mission-Critical Workloads Delivered on Apache CloudStack

  • Date/Time: Wednesday, November 7, 4:30-5:00 p.m. (Room: Grand Ballroom)
  • Speakers: Shannon Williams, with customer Arjan Eriks, customer operations manager, Schuber Phillis

Additional Citrix Speakers

Deep Dive on Building and Architecting Your Cloud

  • Date/Time: Tuesday, November 6, 8:15-9:00 a.m. (Room: Stevens Creek)
  • Speaker: Kedar Poduri, director of product management, Cloud Platform Group, Citrix

Delivering Windows Desktops and Apps as a Cloud Service

  • Date/Time: Tuesday, November 6, 6:10-6:55 p.m. (Room: Grand Ballroom)
  • Speaker: Thomas DeMeo, senior director of product management, Desktop and Apps Group, Citrix

Power Your Cloud Services with an Open, Scalable Hypervisor

  • Date/Time: Wednesday, November 7, 7:30-8:15 a.m. (Room: M2, Mission City)
  • Speaker: Marc Trouard-Riolle, senior product manager, Cloud Platform Group, Citrix

Get Your Datacenter Network Cloud Ready

  • Date/Time: Thursday, November 8, 1:40-2:25 p.m. (Room: Stevens Creek)
  • Speakers: Greg Smith, senior director, Product Marketing, Cloud Networking Group, Citrix and Ted Chamberlain, senior director of product marketing, Cloud Networking Group, Citrix

About Citrix

Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) transforms how businesses and IT work and people collaborate in the cloud era. With market-leading cloud, collaboration, networking and virtualization technologies, Citrix powers mobile workstyles and cloud services, making complex enterprise IT simpler and more accessible for 260,000 organizations. Citrix products touch 75 percent of Internet users each day and it partners with more than 10,000 companies in 100 countries. Annual revenue in 2011 was $2.21 billion. Learn more at

For Citrix Investors

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