As the ships steady in the wake of the recession the latestto provide an indication that the damage has been contained and the futureprospects should be brighter has been Citrix.
The virtualisation specialist unveiled Q3 results for thethree months ended 30 September showing almost flat revenues year on year ay$401m and net income that was only slightly ahead of 2008 at $53m.
But the fly in the ointment came with the disclosure that productlicense revenue decreased by 18% compared to a year before and was flat fromQ2.
The vendor moved earlier this week to react to user demandsfor changes to its XenDesktop 4 licensing options.
Mark Templeton, president and CEO at Citrix, said in an investor conference call that itviewed the Q3 results as solid and it had strengthened its position in themarket.
"We are staying very disciplined in our fiscal approach and operational management but at the same time moving agressive in some markets," he said.
He said some customers had increased the priority they were giving to virtualisation.
Looking forward the company said it expected both revenuesand net income to increase in the fourth quarter