During the keynote of the annual Citrix Synergy conference, Citrix announced the release of NetScaler Cloud Bridge, which is capable of transparantly connecting on-premise networks with any off-premise cloud. By doing this companies can choose to either host applications in the cloud, while keeping sensitive data on-premise
NetScaler Cloud Bridge provides:
- Layer 2 network bridging
- Secure encrypted tunnel
- Network acceleration capabilities
Cloud Bridge is expected to be released in the first half of the year, as either a VPX virtual appliance or an MPX physical appliance. It will also be included in the NetScaler Platinum Edition.