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2X Releases First ‘Open’ Virtualization Platform Connection Broker

New 2X VirtualDesktopServer helps businesses make the most of their chosen virtualization platforms

 
PRLog - Apr. 15, 2009 - DALLAS -- Dallas, Texas – With so many competing virtualization platforms in the market, for any organisation, making the right decision to take advantage of this latest technology is critical. The new 2X VirtualDesktopServer reduces overall operating costs and unlocks the full potential of virtualization platforms by improving desktop manageability, security and performance.

Today 2X VDS is the only software supporting so many virtualization platforms. Being vendor independent means that companies are not forced down a one-way street with any single proprietary software platform – it’s the first true ‘open’ virtualization platform connection broker.

Just released, 2X VirtualDesktopServer maximises the investment companies are making in virtualization software and guarantees to work with the different vendors now and into the future.

“2X VirtualDesktopServer acts as a hub for all types of competing virtualization technologies. It doesn’t matter whether your business is using Microsoft HyperV, VMWare, Sun VirtualBox or even a combination, our software lowers costs and improves control,” says Nikolaos Makris, CEO of 2X Software.

Many medium and larger companies are deciding to go down the virtualization route for good business reasons, not least cost reduction and mobility. However, often they come up against administration and performance constraints. 2X software is designed to overcome these issues by providing centrally managed access to virtual desktops and applications – hosted on VMware, Microsoft, Virtualron, Parallels, Sun VirtualBox and other leading virtualization platforms.

About 2X VirtualDesktopServer
2X VirtualDesktopServer publishes any Windows application or virtual desktop onto remote computers, including Thin Clients, Mac and Linux PC’s without the need to install the application or desktop onto each user's machine. This saves significantly on administration and support. VirtualDesktopServer is designed to be highly cost-effective from the outset, particularly as its charging structure is based on the number of agents (servers) rather than per user, as the platform vendors favour.

2X VirtualDesktopServer Features:
•   Publish virtual desktops and applications, rather than installing locally
•   Use the same client to connect to virtual desktops and terminal server applications
•   Automatically suspend inactive virtual desktops for maximum server efficiency
•   Seamless integration with local desktop & taskbar
•   Publish applications & Desktops based on username, group membership or IP
•   Publish Windows applications and virtual desktops onto Linux and Mac
•   Publish applications to Web Interface
•   Publish applications to a terminal server farm
•   SSL secure connection to Applications
•   Automatic Redundancy
•   Single Sign on
•   Multiple Monitor support
•   Universal Printing

Easy to use, yet powerful
2X’s development team has ensured the new software hits the right button with users: for the administrator it’s easy to setup and manage, including intuitive step-by-step wizards; for the end-user it’s simple to use and fast, with a clear, easy-to-navigate Windows-like client.


Pricing & Availability
Pricing starts from as little as 1190 USD for the Small Business Edition managing 1 server without user or connection limitation. More information and a free trial version of the product are available at http://www.2x.com/virtualdesktop/


About 2X
2X Software Ltd - 2X - is a company developing software for the booming server-based computing market. Thin client computing controls spiraling PC management costs, centralizes application and desktop management, improves security and performance and allows users to work remotely. The company’s product line includes: 2X ThinClientServer, 2X LoadBalancer for Terminal Services/Citrix, 2X ApplicationServer for Windows Terminal Services, and 2X VirtualDesktopServer. 2X is a privately held company with offices in the USA, Germany, UK, Cyprus and Malta. Its management team is backed by years of experience in developing and selling network infrastructure software. 2X is a Microsoft and RedHat partner. For more information visit: http://www.2x.com.
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For more information:
Please email Nikolaos Makris on nm@2x.com
URL: http://www.2x.com

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2X Software Ltd - 2X - is a company developing software for the booming server-based computing market. Thin client computing controls spiraling PC management costs, centralizes application and desktop management, improves security and performance and allows users to work remotely.

The company's product line includes: 2X ThinClientServer for Windows and Linux: the solution for central deployment, configuration and management of thin clients and user's connection settings; 2X ApplicationServer for Terminal Services: tunnels any Windows application onto remote desktops and saves on administration & support; 2X LoadBalancer for Terminal Services: provides load balancing, increased security and redundancy for your Terminal Servers; and 2X VirtualDesktopServer: Publish virtual desktops and applications, rather than installing locally.

2X is a privately held company, with offices in Germany, UK, USA, Cyprus and Malta.

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