2X VirtualDesktopServer 9 Opens the Door for iPhone, iPad and Android Integration with any Windows IT Infrastructure

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With the release of the 2X VirtualDesktopServer 9,  the seamless delivery of enterprise Windows applications and desktops to iPhones, iPads and Android devices is now a reality.

Dallas, February 8, 2011 – 2X Software Ltd., the international developer of virtualization and server based computing software, today announced the release of the 2X VirtualDesktopServer v9, offering application and virtual desktop delivery to PCs, workstations and mobile devices, including iPhone, iPad and Android connectivity. The release also continues to improve upon the implementation and management of virtualized IT infrastructures, such as Microsoft Terminal Server, Hyper-V or VMware ESX, while also improving environment performance and scalability, making the product ideal for IT infrastructures of all sizes.

“Mobile and flexible connectivity for smart devices and thin clients will play a critical role in tomorrow‘s business IT infrastructure,” explains Nikolaos Makris, CEO of 2X Software. “Eventually, remote applications and desktops will replace the conventional local desktop on fat clients. With 2X VirtualDesktopServer 9, we released a connection broker solution that seamlessly integrates with the existing enterprise IT infrastructures, providing remote applications and desktop delivery to most of today’s client devices .”

 

About 2X VirtualDesktopServer

The 2X VirtualDesktopServer delivers secure, centrally-managed access to virtual desktops (VDI) and applications hosted on Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware vSphere, ESX and ESXi, Parallels Virtuozzo Containers, Citrix XenServer, Oracle VirtualBox, Windows Remote Desktop Services/Windows Terminal Services and other leading virtualization platforms.

New 2X VirtualDesktopServer 9 features include:

2X Client for Mobile Devices

2X Client for iPhone, iPad and Android includes seamless protocol support for mobile devices and features a custom keyboard appearing automatically if input fields are detected.

VDI Pool Management

Pools offer administrators more flexibility when managing an extensive number of guests, especially when they are implemented in large company infrastructures.

Templates

Administrators can automatically create desktops from a single template, making it easier to distribute desktops to users.

VDI Guest/PC Agent Installation

VDI guests and PC agents can be remotely installed and support templates, seamless applications, universal printing and universal scanning. The new agents allow users to deploy applications to the local desktop directly from remote servers.

2nd Level Authentication

2X VirtualDesktopServer 9 now additionally supports SafeNet and Aladdin two-factor authentication solutions.

Additional New Features

Wyse Desktop Broker support, Parallels Server v4 support and settings replication for the 2X Web Access Portal.

For more additional features for the 2X VirtualDesktopServer 9 please click here.

About 2X

2X Software offers tailor-made, easy-to-implement and cost-effective server based and virtual computing solutions, including the award-winning 2X VirtualDesktopServer and 2X ApplicationServer, as well as the 2X ThinClientServer and 2X LoadBalancer. With their trademark affordability and simplicity, as well as the unique 2X per-server licensing model, 2X products unlock the full potential of virtualization platforms by improving desktop manageability, security and performance. For more information, please visit: http://www.2x.com.

For more information, please visit: http://www.2x.com/ or contact Ryan Pope on +1 866 970 6262 or at rp@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.