2X Software, a global leader in virtual application and mobile device management solutions, today announced it has entered into a partnership with IGEL Technology, producer of the world’s most advanced thin clients, to simplify access to remote virtual resources. The 2X RDP Client will be pre-installed on the IGEL Thin Client with Linux Release 5.05.110.This will help put 2X and IGEL Technology’s partners in a position to attract more customers and increase market share.
“Our partnership with IGEL Technology is a key step in expanding the availability of cloud solutions and application delivery products for our customers. IGEL is an important player in delivering hardware and software solutions for the thin client environment. Once again we are going to put the emphasis on our channel partners. We will present our joint effort with IGEL Technology to the dynamic virtualization market, making the leap to cloud computing simple and affordable.” Simonetta Mercieca, Sales Director 2X Software
“We have worked very closely with IGEL Technology in order to optimize the 2X RDP Client on their thin client. My team and I are very glad to see the success achieved in our lab transformed into a business partnership. 2X RDP Client for the Linux OS on the IGEL platform will run virtual applications and desktops seamlessly from any VMware, Citrix and Microsoft servers. In the upcoming release of 2X RAS we have also added important features such as central reporting, and high availability and load balancing for the gateways. With the power of IGEL Thin Client and the reliability of our 2X RAS we are offering the market a unique solution with an exceptional technological background.” Paul Gafà, CTO 2X Software
About 2X RDP Client and 2X RAS
When connected to 2X RAS, 2X RDP Linux Client seamlessly runs published applications such as Microsoft Office, published Windows desktops from Windows Server, and virtual desktops hosted on all major VDIs including Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware ESX and Citrix Xen.
• Access remote desktops and files.
• Enhanced security, with two levels of authentication.
• Run virtual applications and desktops.
• Run published applications such as Microsoft Office on your Linux desktop.
• RDP/RemoteFX multimedia support.
• Sound and drive redirection.
• Print without limits from any virtual applications on your Linux desktop.
About IGEL Technology
A world leader in thin and zero client solutions, IGEL Technology helps organizations improve the agility, efficiency, and security of their virtual desktop and application delivery systems. IGEL produces one of the industry’s widest range of hardware thin and zero clients, based on Linux and Microsoft Windows, and leads the market in software based thin clients allowing customers to access a broad spectrum of server-based infrastructures and applications. IGEL also offers powerful and intuitive management software for easy deployment and administration of thin clients throughout any size organization. Partnerships with industry leaders like Citrix, VMware, and Microsoft ensure that IGEL provides the most up-to-date technology and trustworthy security to clients in industries that include Healthcare, Education & Research, Public Sector, Financial, Insurance, Retail, Logistics, and Manufacturing. IGEL has offices in the United Kingdom, Australia, France, the Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, the United States, Germany, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and Singapore and is represented by partners in over 50 countries worldwide.
About 2X Software
2X Software (2x.com) is a global leader in virtual desktop, application delivery and mobile device management solutions. Thousands of organizations worldwide trust in the reliability and scalability of 2X products. 2X offers a range of solutions to make every organization’s shift to cloud computing simple and affordable.The company’s product line includes the award-winning 2X Remote Application Server (2X RAS), providing platform-independent virtual desktop, application delivery and integrated thin client management from a single software package to any modern operating system, as well as to mobile devices including smartphones and tablets. 2X Mobile Device Manager (2X MDM) offers a complementary (or standalone) solution that enables 2X Software’s customers to monitor and manage corporate and employee-owned mobile devices. With 2X MDM, customers can track their devices and remotely lock or delete data if a device is lost or stolen. Organizations can also monitor mobile devices for malware and remove inappropriate apps.