2X has signed a distribution agreement with Tech Data one of the world’s largest distributors of technology products from leading IT hardware and software producers.
Dallas, Irving, Texas, June 9, 2009 – 2X Software Limited, the international developer of server-based computing software, today announces that it has teamed up with TD Azlan, the Enterprise Division of Tech Data Corporation, and a leading distributor of high quality IT infrastructure products in Spain. With the 2X Server Based Computing software portfolio, TD Azlan can now provide a fully integrated and highly reliable business grade desktop virtualization solution to its business customers.
2X Software offers tailor-made, easy-to-implement and cost-efficient solutions for the booming market of server-based computing.
The product range of 2X includes the 2X ApplicationServer for Windows Terminal Services for the publishing of applications, the 2X LoadBalancer for Windows Terminal Services and Citrix-Server, the 2X ThinClientServer for Windows and Linux and the 2X VirtualDesktopServer supporting VDI solutions like Hyper-V, VMware, Virtual Iron and Parallels.
“The 2X software products, aimed at virtual desktop infrastructure and application virtualization projects, complete the global virtualization portfolio that Azlan offers to resellers”, states Eduardo Fernandez, Software Enterprise business unit manager at TD Azlan, “In 2008 we closed the agreements with Datacore, a leading developer of storage virtualization software and with Virtual iron, a provider of advanced server virtualization solutions. This year we add the 2X desktop, thin client and application virtualization solutions to our portfolio. With 2X we are offering a CITRIX like solution at 1/8 of the costs. In a market environment in crisis, organizations can still innovate, optimize and reduce the IT costs with an affordable investment”.
Gerlis Makris, Business Development Director at 2X Software, says: “We’re excited to have appointed TD Azlan to look after the channel partners in Spain. This is part of our aggressive growth plans, signing key distribution and channel partners in each important market, having already appointed a number across the US, the UK, Germany and France.”
“TD Azlan is working with all kinds of value added resellers throughout Europe ranging from enterprise specialists, system integrators, boutique VAR’s to corporate resellers and it has established its position as the value added business of Tech Data Europe.”
The desktop virtualization market is becoming increasingly important to the channel, particularly in the current challenging economic times when businesses are tracking every Euro spent and evaluating more cost-effective technologies. Fernández adds: “The signing of this agreement shows TD Azlan’s clear intention to be an important player in the virtualization market, with significant growth opportunities for this year and the following years to come”.
Easy installation, administration and high scalability plus very competitive pricing are the main criteria that characterize 2X products. Fully hardware and vendor independent, 2X also supports multiple protocols such as RDP, ICA and NC. The latest product, 2X VirtualDesktopServer, is the first ‘Open’ Virtualisation Platform Connection Broker connecting to VMware, Microsoft, Virtual Iron, Parallels, Sun VirtualBox and other leading virtualisation platforms – it reduces overall operating costs and unlocks the full potential of virtualisation platforms by improving desktop manageability, security and performance.
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/.
About TD Azlan
TD Azlan, the Enterprise Division of Tech Data Corporation is the leading value added distributor of Enterprise technology solutions in Europe. In Spain TD Azlan is the leading value added distributor in networking, security, systems and enterprise software business. Besides enabling an efficient and profitable distribution channel for leaders in the market such as Cisco, HP, Nortel, Oracle and IBM possible, Azlan provides a series of services to create value by means of channel development, supporting of projects and marketing campaigns to generate demand. To learn more, visit www.azlan.com.
About Tech Data
Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ GS: TECD) is one of the world’s largest distributors of technology products from leading IT hardware and software producers. Tech Data serves more than 125,000 IT solution providers in over 100 countries. Every day, these value-added resellers depend on Tech Data to cost-effectively support the technology needs of end users, including small and medium businesses (SMB), large enterprises and government agencies. Ranked 102nd on the FORTUNE 500(R), Tech Data generated $24.1 billion in net sales for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2009. The subsidiary of Tech Data in Spain was founded in 1989 as Computer 2000. Tech Data España SLU generated 870 million in net sales for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2006, achieving the leading position in the Iberian market. To learn more, visit www.techdata.com.
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