Non-profit Goes Virtual To Continue Delivering Critical Services Despite COVID-19

Positive Steps provides to support struggling families across Greater Manchester, United Kingdom are critical, the company said.

When COVID-19 struck and remote work became a mandate, the non-profit organization had to figure out a way to continue operating without missing a beat. And it found one in Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS). Leveraging the company´s digital workspace solutions, Positive Steps was able to quickly provide access to all of the tools and applications its employees need to work from home and deliver the usual support the organization is known for in a highly unusual environment.

With Citrix Workspace, companies can give employees access to all of the SaaS, web and mobile apps they prefer to use in one unified experience and IT teams a single control plane through which they can onboard and manage application performance without getting in the way.

Over the past six months, Positive Steps has been provisioning virtual desktops and has deployed 150 Chromebooks so that its staff can access their Citrix workspaces while out in the community and at home.

Positive Steps is a charitable trust that delivers a range of targeted and integrated services for young people, adults and families that recognises the diversity of the people with whom we work. We are a unique organisation delivering a combination of statutory, voluntary and traded services — funded through local authority and charitable trust grants, charitable donations, contracts based on payment by results, and income generated through our sister company Positive Steps Trading — where all profits fund our charitable activity. For more information, visit

Citrix provides a way to work with unified workspace, networking, and analytics solutions that help organizations unlock innovation, engage customers, and boost productivity, without sacrificing security. With Citrix, users get a seamless work experience and IT has a unified platform to secure, manage, and monitor diverse technologies in complex cloud environments. Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations including 98 percent of the Fortune 500.