Popular Microsoft Hyper-V Connection Broker 2X VirtualDesktopServer Receives Windows Server 2008 R2 Certification

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2X virtual desktop infrastructure products highlighted as an ideal fit for Microsoft’s state-of-the-art virtual computing platform.

Dallas, TX, Oct. 20, 2010 – 2X Software today announced the certification of their product line as Windows Server 2008 R2 Certified. The “Certified for Windows Server 2008 R2″ designation highlights software solutions meeting Microsoft compatibility standards and complying with recommended practices for the Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system. Solutions earning the Certified for Windows Server 2008 R2 designation also incorporate state-of-the art virtualization technologies, and have been rigorously tested by third party vendors. Microsoft periodically reviews Certified for Windows Server 2008 R2 solutions to ensure standards compliance.

“We are extremely pleased to affirm our products as Certified for Windows Server 2008 R2,” said Nikolaos Makris, CEO of 2X Software. “Through this certification, 2X products can build upon the success of Microsoft’s innovative and popular Windows Server 2008 R2 platform, complete with enhanced virtualization and connection management capabilities. We look forward to continuing to ensure that 2X products seamlessly integrate with Microsoft solutions, and incorporate state-of-the-art virtualization technologies to optimize performance for our customers.”

For more information about the Certified for Windows Server 2008 R2 program, please visit: Certified for Windows Server 2008 R2 Program Description.

About 2X VirtualDesktopServer

The 2X VirtualDesktopServer improves virtual desktop manageability, security and performance, helping companies experience the full benefit of desktop and application virtualization. The product is hosted on a variety of virtualization platforms, and helps to lower companies’ operating costs by delivering secure, centrally-managed access to virtual desktops and applications.

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
• Publish Windows applications and virtual desktops onto Linux and Mac
• Publish applications to a terminal server farm
• Universal Printing and Scanning
• Supports a variety of virtualization platforms, including VMware, Citrix Xen, Sun VirtualBox, Microsoft Virtual Server, Microsoft Hyper-V, Oracle Virtual Iron and Parallels
• Integration with 2X LoadBalancer
• Windows 2008 and 64-bit ready

Obtaining the Trial Version

2X is offering a 30-day trial version of the 2X VirtualDesktopServer, with unlimited connections and virtual guest OS’s for 2 servers. After the 30-day trial period, users can still use the 3-connection, 3 virtual guest OS free version for a single server by registering for the 3-connection license key. Download the trial version today!

About Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows Server 2008 R2 builds on the award-winning foundation of Windows Server 2008, expanding existing technology and adding new features to enable organizations to increase the reliability and flexibility of their server infrastructures. New virtualization tools, Web resources, management enhancements, and exciting Windows 7 integration help save time, reduce costs, and provide a platform for a dynamic and efficiently managed data center. For more information, please visit: Windows Server 2008 R2 Product Information.

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: http://www.2x.com.

Giorgio Bonuccelli is a Marketing and Communications Director at Parallels. Giorgio has extensive experience in cloud computing and virtualization, with a background of many years in multinational corporations (Dell, EMC and McAfee). In his career he has filled different roles, from sales to training and marketing. This wide-ranging experience and flexibility helps him simplify concepts and write content that is easy to read and understandable even by newcomers to the subject. As a blogger and technical writer he has published more than 1000 papers.