Farnborough, UK 28th April 2009 - Autodesk has announced its sponsorship of this year’s edition of the Citrix Application Delivery event, Citrix iForum Benelux 2009, to be held in Antwerp, Belgium on 9 – 10 June 2009. The event expects to attract 1,500 delegates who will hear presentations by industry leaders on how to successfully manage IT infrastructure and Autodesk is to be a Gold Sponsor.
Autodesk’s sponsorship builds upon an already strong technology collaboration between the two leading corporations; Autodesk and Citrix jointly won the 2009 Alliance Excellence Award from the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP) for their development of a pilot programme using AutoCAD Map 3D and Citrix XenApp Server software.
“We are excited about the recognition we received from the Alliance Association, it is a testament to collaborative best practice and a good achievement for our two companies,” says Miikka Arala, head of marketing for geospatial, Autodesk.
Citrix iForum Benelux 2009 expects to attract 1,500 delegates who will hear presentations by industry leaders on how to successfully manage IT infrastructure. There will also be on-site technology labs and live demonstrations from Autodesk, showcasing the 2010 AutoCAD Map 3D hosted via Citrix, and other visualisations that further underscore the global alliance between these leading corporations.
Autodesk and Citrix have collaborated to provide large organisations – such as those in the utilities, telecommunications and government sectors – with greater efficiency and flexibility in their use of Autodesk applications and on-demand access to Autodesk AutoCAD Map 3D through Citrix XenApp™ software. Designers, engineers, and managers in these sectors depend on AutoCAD Map 3D for the integration of CAD and GIS information during project design and maintenance.
Autodesk, Inc. is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions to help customers experience their ideas before they are real. Fortune 1000 companies rely on Autodesk for the tools to visualise, simulate and analyse real-world performance early in the design process to save time and money, enhance quality and foster innovation. For additional information about Autodesk, visit
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About Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix Systems, Inc. is the global leader and the most trusted name in Application Delivery Infrastructure. More than 215,000 organisations worldwide rely on Citrix to deliver any application to users anywhere with the best performance, highest security and lowest cost. Citrix customers include 100 percent of the Fortune 100 companies and 99 per cent of the Fortune Global 500, as well as hundreds of thousands of small businesses and prosumers. Citrix has approximately 8,000 partners in more than 100 countries. Annual revenue in 2008 was $1.6 billion.
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Autodesk to become Gold Sponsor for Citrix iForum Benelux 2009
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