On the Move: Citrix Announces Expansion in Downtown Raleigh, North Carolina
Citrix Data Sharing Product Group Plans to Double in Size Over Next Five Years, Needs New Facilities to Accommodate Growth
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Citrix (CTXS) today announced that in response to rapidly increasing demand for ShareFile, the secure and reliable file sharing service, it will move its North Carolina offices to an ultra-modern 130,000 square-foot office space in the warehouse district of downtown Raleigh. The facility will become the new development center for the data sharing product group which is expected to more than double in size over the next five years. This move follows Gov. Bev Perdues June announcement of Citrixs plans to create 337 jobs and invest $12.5 million in North Carolina. The move is anticipated to be completed in 2013.
We are delighted to have Citrix, a major leader in cloud computing and mobile workstyle, supporting our vision for Raleigh, said Mayor Nancy McFarlane. The companys move into the warehouse district provides a shot in the arm for the revitalization of what is swiftly becoming a key area of the city. With recent business expansion and a new train station in the works, were seeing new energy pouring into the redevelopment of downtown.
The companys new facility will retain the classic urban style of the original warehouse environment, while being outfitted with the latest technology to facilitate workshifitng, collaboration and teamwork. Citrix is also planning for amenities and resources to inspire employee creativity, innovation and healthy workstyles including a rooftop garden, yoga studio and indoor/outdoor dining.
Citrixs expansion is good for the City of Raleigh. We expect other businesses will swiftly follow Citrix into downtown Raleigh, fueling further investment and economic growth in the area.
Secretary Keith Crisco, North Carolina Department of Commerce
'Work better. Live better.' is not simply a slogan at Citrix that encapsulates the value of our technologies for our customers, but it also speaks to the quality work experience we strive to create for our employees. With Raleigh ranked year over year as a great place to work and live, it certainly feels like the perfect fit for our company.
Mark Templeton, President and CEO, Citrix
Citrix ShareFile is proud to have had a successful first six years building our business in North Carolina. We started as a two-person operation to what has now become a 200-person division of one of the leading technology companies in the world. This move to downtown Raleigh marks an exciting new chapter in our business and an amazing opportunity for Citrix to attract top talent from a vibrant tech community and prestigious universities.
Jesse Lipson, VP and GM, Data Sharing, Citrix
- Gov. Perdue Announces 337 New Jobs with Citrix: http://www.citrix.com/English/NE/news/news.asp?newsID=2325503
- North Carolina is a Great Place for Those in Search of Tech Jobs: Charlotte and Raleigh are two of the top-10 U.S. metros for openings in the industry: http://www.thrivenc.com/newsandevents/north-carolina-great-place-those-search-tech-jobs
- Raleigh Realizes 4th Greatest Job Growth in Nation: http://www.thrivenc.com/newsandevents/raleigh-realizes-4th-greatest-job-growth-nation
- Thrive in North Carolina Fact Sheet: http://www.thrivenc.com/sites/default/files/uploads/NC_Fact_Sheet.pdf
- Citrix Enhances ShareFile Cloud Data Sharing for Mobile Professionals: http://www.citrix.com/English/NE/news/news.asp?newsID=2327150
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Citrix transforms how businesses and IT work and people collaborate in the cloud era. With market-leading cloud, collaboration, networking and virtualization technologies, Citrix powers mobile workstyles and cloud services, making complex enterprise IT simpler and more accessible for 260,000 organizations. Citrix products touch 75 percent of Internet users each day and it partners with more than 10,000 companies in 100 countries. Annual revenue in 2011 was $2.21 billion. Learn more at www.citrix.com.
The Online Services division of Citrix provides secure, easy-to-use cloud-based solutions that enable people to work from anywhere with anyone. Whether using GoToMeeting to hold online meetings, GoToWebinar to conduct larger web events, GoToTraining to train customers or employees, Podio to create customized workspaces and apps to collaborate with anyone, GoToMyPC to access and work on a remote Mac or PC, GoToAssist to provide IT support and management or ShareFile to securely share files, documents and data, businesses and individuals are increasing productivity, decreasing travel costs and improving sales, training and service on a global basis. For more information, visit www.citrixonline.com.
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Source: CitrixCopyright Business Wire 2012