Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority, in Toledo, Ohio, migrated to Citrix cloud to mobilize employees and transform services.
Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority hardware infrastructure was aging. They sought an option, which is efficient and cost effective.
They also wanted an infrastructure that will empower its staff to achieve their mission of reaching out to benefit the community in a way that had been previously impossible.
“The goal for Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority was to get more employees out in the community, and to enable more clients to submit applications without physically coming into an office,” said Craig Patterson, Acting Chief Information Officer, Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
“This goal required mobility and the cloud, along with the confidence that personal information required when completing federal and state forms would remain secure. We looked to Citrix and the Citrix Cloud built on Microsoft Azure Government as the solution to this problem,” Patterson added.
He acknowledged that the Citrix Cloud, which is enhanced by Microsoft Azure, is easier, faster, more affordable and simple to understand.
“In the short time since we’ve adopted Citrix Cloud, our analytics have already shown change is happening,” he attributed.
The Citrix Cloud enables partners and customers to manage and securely deliver services from the cloud that unite the Citrix product portfolio. Mobility technologies are offered as a service and continuously updated with the latest features.
The Citrix Cloud capabilities also enable customers to deploy virtual apps and desktops on any cloud or infrastructure of their choice, giving businesses the flexibility to secure and manage their data and infrastructure to meet the needs of their organization and regulatory environment.
In LMHA’s case, Microsoft Azure Government was the deployment cloud of choice.
As a result, LMHA staff are leveraging the cloud environment from Citrix in several ways using mobile devices that can work anywhere, are secure, and are device agnostic to benefit both employees and clients.