A global computer network providing information and communication facilities, consisting of interconnected networks using standardized communication protocols.

ICA (Independent Computing Architecture)

ICA (Independent Computing Architecture) is a proprietary protocol used by Citrix in relation to its client technologies. The ICA Client was a name used for an early generation client technology at Citrix.

Internet of Things (IoT)

A system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, animals or people that are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.

ICA Proxy

ICA Proxy provides secure access to virtual Windows apps and desktops while keeping apps, desktops and data safely protected within the datacenter without requiring a VPN.


A proprietary mobile operating system from Apple that runs on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. It is based on the Mac OS X operating system for desktop and laptop computers. The iOS developer kit provides tools that allow for iOS app development.


Identity as a service. Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings for identity and access providing an authentication framework. IDaaS can also be thought of as a single sign-on capability for cloud.

isolation group

Isolation groups contain and specify interdependent applications that need to run together in isolation for Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) administration.


An expression that has a local, specific, unusual, or special meaning that cannot be understood from the individual meanings of the words in it. For example, “keep tabs on” or “raining cats and dogs.”

ITSM adapter

Software for integrating Citrix Workspace with IT service management products such as the ITSM adapter for ServiceNow.


A brand of medical image viewing technology acquired by Citrix in 2015 and which was integrated in Citrix ShareFile.

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