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2X Software Launches the Beta Version of the 2X HTML5 Gateway Client Allowing Users to Access Microsoft Windows Desktops and Applications from Any HTML5 Enabled Browser

DALLAS, TX, April 11th, 2013 — 2X Software, a global leader in virtual desktop and application delivery solutions, today announced that they have released the beta version of the 2X HTML5 Gateway. The 2X HTML5 Gateway is an add-on which can be used with 2X Remote Application Server version 10.5 or higher to enable connections from any HTML5 enabled browser. This provides users with the flexibility to connect directly to their remote desktops and applications from their browser wherever they are, whenever they want.

“The 2X HTML5 Gateway was designed to offer the real connectivity of a standard client, which is not common when it comes to HTML5 technology. This means higher scalability and less resource utilization on the server. All this, combined with a higher level of security, makes accessing your applications without any installation a reality. I’m proud that we can always deliver innovation in the products we release.”

Paul Gafa
2X Software

The 2X HTML5 Gateway is developed using HTML5 technologies only, which makes it a very fast, stable and 100% device independent alternative to native clients. Read more about the features below:

Access Remote Desktops & Applications

Access your home or business PC, hosted virtual desktops and applications on-demand wherever you are, whenever you want.

Minimal Bandwidth with Unlimited Connections

Utilizes minimal bandwidth while providing you with the ability to access an unlimited amount of connections.

Secure Access

Secure access to your desktops & applications through an HTTPS gateway and second level authentication (SSL).

Advanced Remote Access

Includes supported functions such as reconnection support, full screen support and virtual keyboard support for a superior user experience.

Usability Functions

Frequently used connections are displayed on the homepage, active RDP connections can be managed and viewed in the RDP connection page and the list of published items is searchable to provide you with ease of use.

Integration with 2X Remote Application Server

Access virtual desktops and applications hosted on hypervisors such as Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix Xen, VMware vSphere and more.

Learn More about the free 2X HTML5 Gateway

Download the Free 2X HTML5 Gateway

About 2X Software

2X Software is a global leader in virtual desktop and application delivery, remote access and cloud computing solutions. Thousands of enterprises worldwide trust in the reliability and scalability of 2X products. 2X offers a range of solutions to make every company’s shift to cloud computing simple and affordable.

For additional information, visit www.2x.com or contact Charlie Williams by email cw@2x.com, phone +356 2258 3800.

Sean Bianco is the marketing documentalist and technical writer at Parallels. With a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and Networking and a three year background in software quality assurance testing and usability engineering, Sean is a subject matter expert in mobility and smartphone, app and device management. He is well-versed in developing technical articles and determining market trends. His excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with emphasis on understanding relationships between technical problems, result in sound and effective business solutions.

  • Ali Kiaeifar

    2X HTML5 Gateway Client is a very useful way to access virtual apps & desktops, Unfortunately below are some of the features that not working in the HTM5 Gateway:

    No Multimedia or Flash Redirection
    No Universal Printing Support
    No USB Support
    No Audio Support
    No WebCam Support

  • http://www.2x.com Charlie Williams, Marketing Director

    Hi Ali, thanks for your feedback. Many of the features you listed are already in the product roadmap and will be released with future product updates.

  • Damian Stalls

    I know a lot of manufacturers are still working on the “advanced features” however the main ones needed ASAP are:

    Printing (send file to client as PDF pop-up)
    Portal Customization (the current portal is very ugly)

  • http://www.2x.com Charlie Williams, Marketing Director

    Thanks for the feedback, Damian. Both suggestions are in the pipeline, so expect improvements with the upcoming releases.