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X1 Search 8 Virtual Edition is Verified as Citrix Ready

X1®, today announced that its X1 Search 8 Virtual Edition, a next generation search solution for emails and files, has been verified as Citrix Ready®. The Citrix Ready program helps customers identify third-party solutions that are recommended to enhance virtualization, networking and mobility solutions from Citrix. As the only search solution listed in the Citrix Xchange Marketplace, X1 Search 8 Virtual Edition completed a rigorous verification process to ensure compatibility with Citrix XenApp® and Citrix XenDesktop®, providing confidence in joint solution compatibility.

The Citrix Ready program makes it easy for customers to identify complementary products and solutions that can enhance Citrix environments. Customers can be confident that X1 Search 8 Virtual Edition has successfully passed a series of tests established by Citrix, and can be trusted to work effectively with XenApp and XenDesktop enabling lightning fast search of files and emails for Citrix customers.

Because best practice dictates disabling Windows indexing to conserve virtual resources, end-users tend to be frustrated by poor search experiences. With X1 Search 8 Virtual Edition’s availability on XenDesktop and XenApp, it is possible to avoid disjointed search experiences and reap the benefits of virtualization while also enhancing end-user productivity. X1’s award-winning interface and robust search of emails, files, & SharePoint, enhances the XenDesktop and XenApp user experience, with a back-end architecture optimized for preserving virtual resources and minimizing IOPS impact.

“While virtualization provides so many operational and cost benefits to the organization, we are always looking for ways to enhance the user experience,” said Greg Fox, Director, Citrix Ready Program. “We are pleased to include X1 as a partner in the Citrix Ready program, as X1 Virtual Edition enables lightning-fast search and retrieval of emails and files, that greatly enhances user productivity without degrading virtual resources and latency.”

“In order for organizations to recognize the full strategic benefits and ROI of desktop virtualization, it is imperative that IT provide a positive user experience to foster adoption, while effectively managing virtual computing resources,” said John Patzakis, President & CEO of X1.

Product highlights include:

  • Enhanced VDI user experience provides unified search across emails, files, and SharePoint data
  • Best in class indexing speed, architected to conserve virtual environment resources; allows customers to follow best practice of turning off Windows indexing
  • No viable search alternative
  • Robust search capabilities for Outlook, network file shares, SharePoint and more
  • Simple, intuitive user interface to find results faster and take action directly in the X1 interface
  • Segmentation of data sets, security and advanced group policy settings
  • Post search actions such as open, edit, email, save and more – without leaving X1
  • Full Boolean search command support
  • Seamlessly integrates SharePoint into workflow
  • Preview over 500+ file types in their native format

On April 10, 2014, at 1pm EDT, attend a one-hour webinar to hear from the Citrix technical lead how X1 Search 8 Virtual Edition compliments XenApp and XenDesktop. Seats are limited. No fee is required to attend. Register now >

X1 Search 8 Virtual Edition is available for minimum deployment of 200 users starting at $10,000 (licensed per user). To get a demo of X1 Search 8 Virtual Edition, contact [email protected].

About X1

X1 offers next generation desktop and enterprise search solutions specifically designed for professionals who need to quickly find and act on critical business data. The same platform allows for IT and legal professionals to perform powerful searches of their organization’s data for compliance, eDiscovery and data migrations. X1 was founded by Idealab and is powered by award winning and patented1 X1 Search Technology for business professionals, which has over 300,000 users worldwide. For more information, please visit

About Citrix Ready

The Citrix Ready program identifies verified solutions that are trusted to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix, including XenDesktop®, XenApp®, Cloud Portal™, XenServer®, NetScaler®. The Citrix Ready designation is awarded to third-party products that have successfully met verification criteria set by Citrix, and gives customers an added confidence in the compatibility of the joint solution offering. The Citrix Ready program leverages industry-leading alliances across the Citrix partner eco-system to meet a wide variety of customer needs, and currently incorporates partners who have demonstrated more than 25,000 product verifications. It also includes the Citrix Ready Community Verified program which allows customers to see thousands of products that have been verified by other customers to work in their production environments. More information about the Citrix Ready program can be found at Reach Citrix Ready using social media via the Citrix Ready blog site and Twitter.

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