NComputing Announces Seamless Integration With Windows Multipoint Server (WMS) 2011By Ncomputing, PRNE
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
REDWOOD CITY, California, May 24, 2011 -
- Extends Deployment and Economic Advantages of WMS 2011 to the Desktop
in Education and SMB Markets
NComputing (www.ncomputing.com/), the global leader in end-to-end
desktop virtualization, today announced technology integration between
NComputing vSpace(TM) virtualization software and desktop devices, and
Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Windows Multipoint Server (WMS) 2011 (
operating system. This integration extends the benefits of WMS 2011 low cost,
high performance networking and rich management features from the server
through to the desktop endpoint to provide a complete, simple and seamless
end-to-end desktop virtualization deployment.
As a Microsoft Gold Partner, NComputing collaborated on early product
testing, tuning and validation to ensure the best user experience possible.
Microsoft WMS 2011 brings the Windows 7 computing experience to every student
and productivity worker and powerful tools for administrators to simplify
user setup and management, while NComputing drastically reduces the cost of
computing by allowing multiple people to simultaneously share a single
computer. NComputing offers the industry's broadest support of Microsoft WMS
2011 in desktop virtualization environments including USB, PCI and Ethernet.
As well as its L-Series (Ethernet), X-Series (PCI) and U-Series (USB) desktop
virtualization devices, NComputing vertical market 'In A Box' solutions
including Classroom In a Box for education markets and Office In A Box for
SMB markets will support Microsoft WMS 2011.
"Working together, Microsoft and NComputing have delivered shared
computing solutions that can help more students and teachers gain access to
the latest technology and embrace "21st Century Skills" in the classroom. In
the world of education, this means schools can advance higher learning and
trim budgets at the same time. In fact, a recent Forrester study
commissioned by Microsoft showed that schools can triple their reach without
increasing budget, thanks to a 66% reduction in the overall costs using
Windows MultiPoint Server 2011. With Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 schools
could expect to realize significant savings in hardware, energy consumption
and costs, as well as in labor and maintenance," said Chris Phillips, General
Manager, Windows Server and Solutions Division, Microsoft.
Said Raj Dhingra, NComputing CEO, "NComputing is uniquely positioned to
expand the desktop virtualization market. We are accomplishing this through
deepening our technology integration and go-to-market partnerships with key
industry leaders such as Microsoft. When you combine Microsoft WMS 2011 and
NComputing virtualized desktop environments, previously unviable desktop
computing deployments are viable. In the world of education and SMBs, this
better together advantage translates to being able to multiply computer
access by 3 to 30 fold - for less, much less."
NComputing has deployed 2.6 million virtual desktops in 140 countries.
The company is a leading provider of virtualization to the U.S. K-12
education market; it has virtualized desktop deployments in over 18000
schools in India; and has partnered with the Ministry of Education in
Macedonia to provide 200,000 virtual desktops in schools throughout the
country to realize the country's vision of a computer for every child.In
addition to a significant installed base in education, NComputing leads the
market in size, scale and scope of desktop virtualization deployments in SMB
and large enterprise environments. NComputing is helping accelerate adoption
of desktop virtualization through collaborative initiatives with Microsoft,
VMware and Citrix, through strategic partnerships with OEMs including LG and
Fujitsu,and by partnering with IT resellers to provide 'out of the box'
solutions comprising all the software infrastructure, hardware and services
required for specifics markets such as Education and SMB.
NComputing, Inc. is the fastest growing desktop virtualization company in
the world with over 20 million daily users in 140 countries. The company's
award-winning, patented technology lowers desktop computing costs, improves
manageability, and reduces both energy consumption and e-waste. To learn more
about NComputing, visit www.ncomputing.com
The Total Economic Impact Of Microsoft Windows MultiPoint Server
2011," a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of
Microsoft, April 2011
Media contact: Ana Tackett, Bond PR for NComputing, e: ana at bondprUS.com, t: +1-415-848-2626
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