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Citrix XenDesktop, XenServer And XenApp Achieve Common Criteria Standards

BETHESDA, Md.(BUSINESS WIRE) Citrix Systems, Inc. today announced that Citrix XenServer and Citrix XenDesktop have been certified to meet Common Criteria EAL 2. With XenApp, which was previously certified, Citrix now has the only end-to-end virtualization solution certified to meet the strict security requirements of many Global 1000 corporations and government agencies, including the Department of Defense.

"Our customers are looking for flexible and secure virtualization solutions. With Common Criteria certified solutions from Citrix we're able to deliver just what each civilian and military agency needs without sacrificing security or functionality."

Common Criteria is an internationally recognized set of guidelines (ISO 15408) which define a common framework for evaluating security features and capabilities of Information Technology (IT) security products. The certification ensures unparalleled flexibility, security and simplicity making it more attractive than ever for government agencies and secure-minded companies to adopt desktop, server and application virtualization.