Cloud Workspace

IGEL Revolutionizes Cloud Workspace Endpoint Management with IGEL OS 11

IGEL, a world leader in software-defined endpoint optimization and control solutions for the secure enterprise, today launched the IGEL Workspace Edition. Powered by the IGEL OS 11 operating system, the IGEL Workspace Edition demonstrates, once again, that IGEL is leading the industry in its software-first approach and ability to standardize, manage and secure any complex end user computing ecosystem. Being unveiled today at the 2019 IGEL DISRUPT End User Computing Forum event in Munich, Germany, the IGEL Workspace de-couples the hardware from the software through new, flexible and transferable software licensing options that are designed to increase the value of endpoints while simplifying their acquisition, control and management. 

"With the launch of the IGEL Workspace, we've made endpoint management and control even easier and more cost-effective than ever before," said Simon Townsend, IGEL Chief Marketing Officer for EMEA. "First, we revolutionized endpoint management, bringing simplicity and uniformity to complex VDI ecosystems. Now we're revolutionizing endpoint acquisition, ownership, and support, a move that we believe is going to be very exciting for both our partners and customers, and one that will make a tremendous impact on their ability to secure, optimize and control the endpoint."

CloudJumper Announces Cloud Workspace Management Suite for VMware Cloud on AWS

CloudJumper, a leading provider of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), Workspace as a Service (WaaS) and Desktop as a Service (DaaS) solutions, today announced that its Cloud Workspace Management Suite (CWMS) software is now available to customers of VMware Cloud on AWS. VMware Cloud on AWS brings together VMware's enterprise-class Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) software and elastic, bare-metal infrastructure from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to give organizations consistent operating model and application mobility for private and public clouds.

CloudJumper CWMS software is a complete cloud-based platform for Desktop as a Service (DaaS), Workspace as a Service (WaaS), and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) delivery, providing ease of management and access to the productivity tools needed to run businesses in the cloud. CWMS delivers an integrated online experience that unifies business applications and corporate file systems using a full-featured Microsoft Windows desktop from anywhere, across any device. IT administrators retain complete control, security and auditability of their IT infrastructure for compliance through an intuitive browser-based management system that reduces support costs, increases service quality and improves responsiveness.


IGEL Powers the Delivery of Entisys360 Workspace Cloud

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IGEL, a world leader in endpoint management software for the secure enterprise today announced that Entisys360, an IGEL Platinum Level partner and award-winning IT consultancy specializing in the deployment and delivery of advanced IT infrastructure, virtualization and "Cloud First" solutions, is leveraging its industry-leading endpoint management solutions to help drive desktop transformation initiatives and power the delivery of Entisys360 Workspace Cloud.

Entisys360 Workspace Cloud is a Workspace-as-a-Service (WaaS) offering that is built as a fully-managed, subscription-based digital workspace for public and private cloud environments. Leveraging core Citrix technologies to deliver a complete and reliable end user experience, Entisys360 Workspace Cloud enables on-demand scalability in order to address unpredictable changes in the business and consumption patterns; supports migration of on-premises apps to the cloud; and, minimizes the pain typically associated with updating antiquated virtual infrastructure technologies.

IndependenceIT Launches Cloud Workspace Suite 5.1 Featuring Enhanced Microsoft CSP Functionality

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IndependenceIT, the company that unifies cloud application and data management for IT administrators, today announced Cloud Workspace Suite version 5.1. The integrated automation software platform has been enhanced with several new features to facilitate the management and delivery of software defined data centers (SDDCs), workspaces, applications, and data to users anywhere, anytime, and on any device.

As MSPs, CSPs, and ISVs support business efforts to digitally transform their operations, much of their success will follow the deployment of cloud-based workspaces. Rapid adoption of Cloud Workspaces has accelerated in recent years and is expected to skyrocket with recent research showing global sales set to reach US $18.37 billion by 2022. With a focus on cloud enablement for service providers, IndependenceIT has been at the forefront of innovation in this space. Today's release of Cloud Workspace Suite version 5.1 furthers the functionality of its platform with several new capabilities.

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Top Workspace-as-a-Service Vendors Compared in 2016 WaaS Vendor Analysis

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CloudJumper, a Workspace as a Service (WaaS) platform innovator for agile business IT, today announced coverage in a new Workspace as a Service vendor landscape report by MarketsandMarkets Research. The 2016 Vendor Comparison on Workspace as a Service providers offers an analysis of the top vendors in the category, including CloudJumper, Amazon Web Services, Citrix Systems, IndependenceIT, Microsoft Corporation (Azure), and VMware.

The MarketsandMarkets report is based on the research firm's DIVE methodology based on a comprehensive study of the major players offering workspace software and/or services to channel partners and/or independent software vendors. MSPs, ISVs, agents, and other IT service providers are increasingly turning to WaaS to facilitate the easy deployment of digital workplaces at client locations. WaaS is a combined set of pre-integrated services to enable smooth deployment of digital workspaces at client locations. The key vendors in this WaaS market report were shortlisted based on their service capabilities, technology innovations, industry coverage, viability, and breadth of services offered.

itopia Debuts Native Mobile App for Cloud Workspace Management at IT Nation 2016

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Empowering IT service providers and MSPs to capitalize on the move to a cloud-first, mobile-ready world, itopia today introduced its Cielo app, the IT and telecom industry's first native mobile application for cloud workspace management. Compatible with both Android and iOS devices, the app empowers channel partners to provide customers with on-the-go management and technical support from virtually anywhere at any time.

Available now at no additional charge to itopia partners, the Cielo app simplifies and streamlines the support cycle for IT service providers and MSPs while dramatically improving the user and customer experiences. The new app is also proven to help technicians make better use of their time and manage support costs by reducing -- and in many cases eliminating -- the need for onsite trouble-shooting resources.

Atlantis Computing Expands Partnership with Citrix and Partners with Rancher Labs to Preview Support for Containers

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Atlantis Computing today launched the integration of workspace infrastructure into Citrix Director, Studio and Lifecycle Manager. By combining applications, management and infrastructure into a single workspace platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solution, Atlantis says they will make it easier for any-sized enterprise to deploy and manage virtual workspaces at a lower cost.  

Based on similarities between workspace management and the container space, Atlantis also announced a new partnership with Rancher Labs to marry Atlantis management of storage and compute with Rancher orchestration of containers. 

Lenovo Announces Unified Workspace Cloud to Empower Employees in the Digital Workplace

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Lenovo today announced Unified Workspace Cloud, a hosted workspace solution, that will be unveiled at the Lenovo Software booth at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando, Florida, October 16 to 20. Unified Workspace Cloud enables businesses to drive productivity, innovation, and profitability by providing employees with simplified access to their complete portfolio of applications and content via single sign-on, on any device, anytime, anywhere.

Technology Drives Retention and Agility

Businesses and CIOs today are frequently turning to technology policies and tools that help achieve a more flexible, agile and secure working environment in response to challenges related to attracting, engaging and retaining top talent:

MetroNet Delivers Hosted Workspaces Powered by CloudJumper nWorkSpace Platform

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CloudJumper, a Workspace as a Service (WaaS) platform innovator for agile business IT, today announced that MetroNet Inc., a customer-focused company that provides cutting-edge fiber optic communication services, has joined with CloudJumper to become an authorized WaaS solution delivery partner. Through the partnership, MetroNet will now offer customers Office 365, hosted Quickbooks services, and hosted workspace solutions, based on the CloudJumper nWorkSpace platform.

MetroNet joins CloudJumper in a strategic move to expand its revenue channels with cloud-based computing services. These services are implemented using the CloudJumper platform, allowing MetroNet to deliver complete hosted workspaces, including desktops, applications, and data to small and medium businesses (SMBs) in Indiana and surrounding areas. Leveraging the CloudJumper Cloud Application Catalog, MetroNet is capable of delivering and supporting more than 2,000 applications in the cloud, which are accessible on any device, including desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones.

Workspace as a Service Market "Shifts into High Gear" with Sales Expected to Reach US $18.37 Billion by 2022

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IndependenceIT, a cloud management platform provider that enables IT departments, service providers and ISVs to easily deploy Software Defined Data Centers, App Workloads and Cloud Workspaces, today cited new findings by Transparency Research in a report titled, "Growth of Global WaaS Market Shifts into High Gear with Expanding Enterprise Mobility, Expected to Reach US$18.37 billion by 2022." Leading analysts have been watching with growing interest as IT administrators reduce the cost and complexity of their IT environments while improving efficiency and mobility with WaaS solutions that enable cloud-based access to desktops, applications, data, and complete workspaces from any location or device.