Citrix Products Evolution

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From the time citrix started below are the editions and name changes with year numbers. Citrix was founded in Richardson, Texas, in 1989 by former IBM developer Ed Iacobucci .

Citrix Version Name Year
MultiUser 1.0 1991
MultiUser 2.0 1992
WinView 1993
WinFrame 1995
MetaFrame 1.8 TSE(Terminal Services Edition) 1998
MetaFrame 1.8 and MetaFrame 1.8 Feature Release 1 and Metaframe sof solaris, IBM AIX, and HP UX 2000
MetaFrame XP TSE and Metaframe XP TSE FR1 2001
MetaFrame XP FR2 2002
MetaFrame XP FR3 2003
MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0 2004
Citrix Presentation Server 4.0 2005
Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 and 4.5 FP1 2007
Citrix XenApp 5.0 2008
XenApp 5.0 FP1 and FP2 2009
Citrix XenApp 6.0 2010
Citrix XenApp 6.5 2011
Citrix XenApp 6.5 FP1 2012
Citrix XenApp 6.5 FP2 2013
XenDesktop 7 2013

Till winframe product, citrix used microsoft source kernel code and developed those editions. From MetaFrame1.8 TSE, citrix didnt use MS code. It started as a seperate product which can be installed on top of microsoft OS.

XenDesktop Evolution:

Below are the names and features given in different versions along with years.

XenDesktop Name Year
XenDesktop 2.0 and Hyperv,scvmm support 2008
XenDesktop 3.0 and 4.0 2009
XenDesktop 5.0 .net architecture and MCS 2010
XenDesktop 5.5 better user exp and better monitoring 2011
XenDesktop 5.6 with personal vdisk 2012
XenDesktop 7.0 and 7.1 2013

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