Citrix GoToMeeting Wins SIIA CODiE Award for Best On-Demand Mobile Application

l Citrix GM Bernardo de Albergaria with 2012 CODiE Award for GoToMeeting Citrix GoToMeeting Wins SIIA CODiE Award for Best On Demand Mobile Application

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Citrix today announced that the company has won the Software & Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) 2012 CODiE Award for its popular Citrix GoToMeeting mobile apps for iPad, iPhone and Android. Each year, SIIA, the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, recognizes the “stand out” technology and services that are changing the way business and people work. This Citrix award win is an especially prestigious honor as each CODiE finalist is judged by a panel of technologist and industry luminaries and SIIA members-company peers, with a voting process determining winners from among the finalists.

“The world of work is no longer confined to the office and GoToMeeting is making collaboration ‘on the go’ possible for everyone, transforming the way people work and literally how work gets done.”

Available as a free app on the iPad, iPhone and Android, GoToMeeting is enabling people to easily join online meetings from any location they take their mobile devices. Its HDFaces group video conferencing capability is also now available on the iPad, combining high definition audio, web and video conferencing into a seamlessly integrated experience for mobile workstyles.

“We’re honored to be recognized by our peers for the work we are doing to deliver elegantly simple collaboration via GoToMeeting,” said Bernardo de Albergaria, VP and GM of Collaboration, Citrix. “The world of work is no longer confined to the office and GoToMeeting is making collaboration ‘on the go’ possible for everyone, transforming the way people work and literally how work gets done.”

Citrix Unveils Mobile Enterprise Strategy for its Award-Winning Products

Today’s CODiE award announcement comes a day after Citrix unveiled its mobile enterprise strategy. With the advent of the Cloud Era, an increasingly mobile workforce is looking for easier ways to work the way they want – with anyone, from any location, on any device. Citrix is enabling these mobile workstyles with an expanding portfolio of personal cloud solutions that give employees the freedom and flexibility they want, combined with the security and control businesses need. At the company’s annual customer and partner event, Citrix Synergy, the company announced a number of innovative new products and services that make it easier for companies of all sizes to go mobile – empowering employees to interact securely with any combination of people, data, apps and devices – then bringing it all together for a seamless, integrated experience for end users, that Citrix calls “[email protected].”

Citrix mobile apps are highlighted in the news below:

  • GoToMeeting HDFaces for the iPad, combines high definition audio, web and video conferencing into a single, seamlessly integrated experience for mobile workers. This breakthrough all-in-one solution makes it easy to collaborate face-to-face while on the go, all from the convenience of a lightweight mobile tablet.
  • Citrix Podio delivers a powerful cloud-based team collaboration platform for companies of all sizes. This follows the company’s recent acquisition of Podio, a freemium cloud service that supports people and teams getting work done the way they want to in a social setting through a unique apps concept that adds structure and activity streams to any type of work and collaboration.
  • GoToAssist® for mobile devices enabling IT professionals to provide live support from anywhere, connecting to employee computers and solving problems directly from their iPad, Android tablets or Android smartphones.
  • Enhancements to ShareFile including an upgraded app for the iPad and the introduction of ShareFile StorageZones.
  • A new RemotePC option as part of the popular FlexCast® delivery technology in its market-leading Citrix XenDesktop® product line making it easier for enterprise customers to get started with virtual desktops.
  • Citrix CloudGateway 2, a powerful new update to its unified storefront solution that adds extensive mobile application management capabilities, including full support for native HTML5, iOS and Android apps. The new CloudGateway release also adds integration with ShareFile, giving customers a single unified control point for all apps and data enterprise-wide.
  • A series of integrations between its user-facing apps like GoToMeeting, GoToAssist, Podio (see demo), ShareFile (see demo) and Citrix Receiver (see demo) – along with additional support for third-party apps and services like Evernote, Get Satisfaction, Microsoft SkyDrive, SugarSync, Google Apps and Google Drive.
  • Acquisition of Virtual Computer. Citrix will combine the newly-acquired Virtual Computer technology with XenClient to create the new Citrix XenClient Enterprise edition. The combined solution will give corporate laptop users the power of virtual desktops to go, while making it far more secure and cost-effective for IT to manage large fleets of corporate laptops across a distributed mobile enterprise.

Related Links

Citrix Unveils Mobile Enterprise Strategy at Synergy San Francisco

Citrix Debuts Podio, the Team-Based Collaboration Platform Designed for Today’s Mobile Workstyles

New Enterprise-Class Features for Citrix ShareFile Offer Businesses More Flexibility and Control over Data Sharing and Storage

Citrix Expands Their Collaboration Portfolio By Acquiring Podio

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Citrix (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

Citrix Online Services Division provides a portfolio of GoTo cloud services that enable people to work from anywhere with anyone by providing simple-to-use cloud-based collaboration, remote access and IT support solutions for every type of business. Whether using GoToMeeting to hold online meetings, GoToWebinar to conduct larger web events, GoToTraining to train customers or employees, Podio to access or create apps and set up workspaces to get work done, GoToMyPC to access and work on a remote Mac® or PC, GoToAssist to provide IT support and management or ShareFile to securely share files, documents and data, businesses and individuals are increasing productivity, decreasing travel costs and improving sales, training and service on a global basis. For more information, visit

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