Cloud-hosted desktops and apps by Citrix and Microsoft are a tremendous opportunity
for service providers to expand beyond traditional service offerings - hosted email,
web hosting, backup, etc. - to a more comprehensive bundle of monthly, pay-as-you-go
services that includes desktops, applications and data protection.
by expanding Microsoft hosting solutions with the de facto standard in desktop virtualization
with on-demand desktops and apps from any device
by reducing costs with enterprise-scale infrastructure and simplified control of cloud services
Citrix Service Provider Program
The Citrix Service Provider Program makes it easy for service providers to deliver
the simplicity of virtual cloud computing to SMBs, offering them the services they
want in an easy, pay-as-you-go model. Citrix Service Providers grow their Microsoft
SPLA businesses and expand their RDS platform investments with any device, anywhere
access, the broadest application support, a rich high-def experience, added security
and increased scalability. In turn, Citrix Service Providers attract more subscribers,
increase customer satisfaction and reduce their operational costs.
Microsoft Service Provider Agreement Program
The Microsoft Services Provider License Agreement (SPLA) is for organizations that
want to offer hosted software and services to end customers including Web hosting,
hosted applications, messaging, collaboration, and platform infrastructure. SPLA
partners have the ability to deliver a customized service with a flexible cost structure,
no startup costs, no monthly sales minimums or required term of commitment.