Free Linux-Based 2X CloudClient OS Achieves VMware Ready(TM) Certification

By 2x Software Ltd, PRNE
Sunday, August 15, 2010

New 2X CloudClient OS Converts Any Netbook, Laptop or PC Into a Cloud Client That Instantly Delivers Applications and Desktops

DALLAS, Texas, August 16, 2010 - 2X Software, a VMware Select TAP Partner, today announced that VMware has
awarded the 2X CloudClient OS (CCOS) the VMware Ready(TM) designation,
recognizing the product as passing VMware's detailed evaluation and testing
process, and the product's listing in the VMware Partner Product Catalog. By
completing extensive VMware-specific testing, the 2X CloudClient OS
( has been certified to make the best use of VMware
technology and recognizes the product's readiness for deployment to customer

"We are pleased that the 2X CloudClient OS ( has
been certified through the VMware Ready(TM) designation," said Nikolaos
, CEO of 2X Software. "The 2X CloudClient OS offers VMware customers a
powerful tool in allowing them to convert desktops, laptops, thin clients and
other devices to cloud clients that can immediately deliver web applications
where they are needed. We look forward to the continued recognition of the
strength and stability of the 2X product line."

The VMware Ready program is a VMware co-branding program for qualified
partner products and is a benefit of the VMware Technology Alliance Partner
(TAP) program. With more than 1,200 members worldwide, the VMware TAP program
works with best-of-breed technology partners to provide them a comprehensive
set of VMware technical and marketing services, support, tools and expertise
to deliver enhanced value to joint customers.

About the 2X CloudClient OS

The 2X CCOS can be instantly installed on a USB device (minimum USB size
required is 512 MB). The portable CloudClient operating system can then be
run from any computer that can boot from a USB device, allowing you to
instantly connect to hosted virtual desktop applications, such as Google
Apps, Microsoft Hyper-V or VMware. It serves as your personal cloud client
that you can carry in your pocket, wherever you might need it.

Alternatively, you can burn the 2X CloudClient OS to a bootable CD-ROM,
or install it on a local hard drive and run it as a Network Boot OS from your
local network.


    - Supports Web applications, such as Google Apps, Microsoft
      Live, Web browsers, and more
    - Includes virtual desktop and application clients, such as
      Microsoft RDP, VMware View, Citrix XenApp and the 2X
      VirtualDesktopServer Client
    - Installs and boots from any type of USB device, or from a CDROM
      and hard drive
    - Converts standard PCs, laptops, netbooks or thin clients to a
      cloud device

To access the 2X CloudClient OS within the online VMware Partner Product
Catalog, please visit: 2X CCOS Download (

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About 2X

2X Software Ltd ( develops enterprise server-based
virtual computing software, enabling desktop virtualization and application
streaming on personal computers and thin client devices. Its product line,
which includes the award-winning 2X VirtualDesktopServer ( and 2X ApplicationServer (, is easily scalable, installable, and
manageable with straightforward licensing, resulting in product prices far
below those of competitors. For more information, please visit:

Contact: Ryan Pope, , tel: +1-866-970-6262.

Contact: Ryan Pope, rp at , tel: +1-866-970-6262.

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