Citrix today announced the availability of the Citrix Cloud Gateway, a centralized authentication solution to access Software as a Service, comparable with the Horizon App Manager which was announced this week by VMware.
Cloud Gateway provides the following features:
- Provisioning and de-provisioning of apps and services
- Service level monitoring
- License management capabilities
- Single dashboard view
- Support for/integration with Citrix Receiver
- Single Sign On (SSO)
- Common identity and subscriber credentials, to access popular SaaS services
- Self-service app store, with application request workflow support
- Deployed either on Hardware, a Virtual Appliance or as a cloud-based service.