Iconic surf brand O’Neill uses cutting-edge technology
to collaborate around the world while maintaining its
commitment to reducing energy and environmental waste.
Read more on how Citrix helped O’Neill create a seamless
O’Neill is a global
leader of surf and
Santa Cruz, California
and The Netherlands,
O’Neill must easily
connect with its
and retail outlets
around the world.
In 2004, this innovative brand
began working with Citrix to
enable better and more effective
collaboration with its creative
partners and 140 manufacturers.
O’Neill uses XenApp,®
solutions for their
collaboration needs. Their global
presence requires constant
contact with every piece of
With a commitment to environmentally sound practices, O’Neill found that
Citrix solutions clearly aligned with its goals. By using online meeting and
mobile workstyle capabilities, O’Neill cuts down on travel time, energy use
and overall business costs.
Part of their business model is to enable remote work environments for
their team of designers. Through Citrix ReceiverTM
employees can access their apps and data on any Web-enabled device,
giving everyone more device flexibility without sacrificing usability.
Before Citrix, there were often issues with compatibility and system
availability. With system-agnostic virtualization and collaboration
solutions, O’Neill enabled better productivity for its design teams across
the globe. Now, the company can more easily control the manufacturing
of its products through all facets of the process while maintaining its
for its design
“Citrix really has improved efficiency and cooperation at O’Neill,” says Igor Teuwen, creative advisor at O’Neill. “Today with all
of our digital resources, everybody is collecting lots of images and sound. You can share it all so easily.” O’Neill leverages a
powerful combination of Citrix virtualization and collaboration technologies to enable a mobile workstyle for its employees.
“All the tools designers have these days; smartphones, your home network, or when you use a mobile network, tablets,
everything works with everything. That is how working together should happen; that’s the new way of working.”
How the designers of a global brand work better together.
When O’Neill implemented Citrix social collaboration solutions, the
company’s goals were clear: Create a better work experience to
better satisfy the brand’s loyal customer base. O’Neill designers
when a creative idea strikes.
With on-demand, seamless collaboration tools, designers at
O’Neill are given more time to focus on their creative process,
thus creating cutting-edge designs that maintain the impact of
the longstanding surf brand.
Online meetings and file sharing “O’Neill designers
when a creative
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“O’Neill is a brand of inventors, of doers. It is a company heritage.”