TechValidate Research on Citrix NetScaler

Case Study: Xerox Corporation


This case study of Xerox Corporation is based on a September 2015 survey of Citrix NetScaler customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“[Citrix NetScaler] is the one stop shop.”


  • Primary reasons for considering a replacement ADC/load balancer:
    • Outgrowing their existing solution and needing a solution that provides a competitive advantage for them
  • Competitive solutions evaluated before choosing NetScaler:
    • Cisco
    • F5
  • Top purchasing drivers for choosing NetScaler:
    • Integration with other Citrix products

Use Case

  • Currently using NetScaler in the following ways:
    • Support their XenApp/XenDesktop deployment
    • Support their Microsoft (Exchange, SharePoint, Lync) application environment
    • Optimize performance of their web-based properties and applications
    • Secure their web-based infrastructure against Layer 7 threats and attacks
    • Support general (non-Citrix workloads) server load balancing
  • Migrated from F5 to Citrix NetScaler.
  • Other Citrix products currently deployed at your organization:
    • XenApp
    • XenDesktop
    • XenServer


  • Anticipates a payback period of less than 12 months for their investment in NetScaler.
  • Would pursue VMWare NSX as the industry begins to explore the realities of software-defined networking (SDN) and the benefits it can provide to automate and scale their network.

About This Data

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