VMware Virtual Desktop Manager 2.1 Certified On Linux- Based Deevices From IGEL » read source
In 1989, IGEL GmbH (IGEL) developed and distributed the first multi video graphic card for UNIX environments. The company started to develop and sell terminals in 1992 and in 1997 brought their first modern thin client. Today analysts recognize IGEL as one of the fastest growing and most visionary thin client vendors in the world. The IGEL customer base boasts many of the largest and most respected companies in the world including DaimlerChrysler, Akzo Nobel, United Rentals and Scania to name but a few.
IGEL Technology has revealed today certification for VMware Virtual Desktop Manager 2.1, on IGEL's Linux-based Smart, Compact, Winestra and Premium Universal Desktop devices. VMware offers TAP program members with tools to develop products that are complementary to VMware virtualization software and help deliver high-value solutions to our joint customers.
The VMware TAP program works with best-of-breed technology partners to deliver them a complete set of VMware technical and marketing services, support, tools and experience to provide improved value to joint customers.
"Our goal is to offer VMware and IGEL's mutual customers the greatest freedom of choice and technological excellence so they can utilize the full potential of their VMware-based desktop solution. The certification of all our Linux-based Universal Desktops comes in addition to the existing certification of our Windows XP Embedded devices. This gives customers the choice between 12 different IGEL models, supporting two different operating systems, with VMware Ready Certified status. All of these devices come bundled with the advanced IGEL Universal Management Suite 3 software that allows systems administrators to remotely manage the device easily, including its VMware Virtual Desktop Linux client", declared Stephen Yeo, worldwide strategic marketing director for IGEL Technology.