Citrix CloudPlatform is a turnkey cloud computing solution that offers a resilient, application-centric cloud orchestration optimized for building scalable, elastic, hybrid IT infrastructures and hosting SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) applications, among other use cases. Powered by Apache CloudStack
, an open-source platform built to distribute and monitor large networks of virtual machines (VMs), CloudPlatform offers a rich feature set that includes compute orchestration, resource accounting, user and account management, an easy-to-use web-based UI (User Interface), and support for a wide range of hypervisors, such as Citrix XenServer, VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, and KVM. CloudPlatform supports a wide variety of block, file, and object storage frameworks, enterprise-class multi-tenancy, and cloud-native scalability and operations capabilities. In addition to a centralized management server, CloudPlatform boasts an easy-to-use web-based user interface and RESTful API interactions.