What is Citrix Workspace?

Citrix Workspace (formerly Citrix Receiver) is a software platform for digital workspaces developed by Citrix Systems that enables numerous users to securely access and control Microsoft Windows desktops operating in a data centre or in a public or private cloud from remote devices.

What is the Citrix app?

Citrix Workspace app (formerly Citrix Receiver) is a client application that enables safe and easy access to all of your virtual web applications, data, files and applications. The Citrix Workspace app is available for free download and may be used from a variety of operating systems, including Windows, macOS, iPhone, iPad, Android and more. A Citrix Cloud login is required to access one or more Citrix Cloud services such as XenApp hosting for securely delivering your applications and data.

Additionally, the Citrix app integrated the features of ShareFile, XenDesktop, XenApp hosting and XenMobile to deliver a unified experience and a single point of entry for all workspace requirements.

Benefits of Citrix Workspace

The Citrix Workspace app itself has received several mobility awards and positive reviews for its reasonably fast loading time and flexibility in allowing remote desktop access from many different platforms.

SaaS app support - provided by an embedded browser, Citrix Workspace supports numerous SaaS (Software as a Service) applications, including Office 365, to prevent data loss and improve productivity.

Secure digital perimeter - provides protection to users, applications and data.

Citrix analytics - the service collects data from Citrix, providing users with a view of user behaviour across the environment.

Content collaboration - users are able to find and access all their documents directly within Citrix Workspace, regardless of where the files are located or stored, giving users more flexibility and time saved.

Mobile support - allows users to enrol, install and access mobile applications within a mobile workspace.

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