Interphase Corporation (NASDAQ: INPH) announces that clouDevice™ VDI (virtual desktop infrastructure) thin client devices have received Citrix Ready® verification for Citrix XenDesktop®. The Citrix Ready program helps customers identify third-party solutions that are recommended to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix Systems. Supporting all major desktop delivery models and end-user types, the clouDevice virtual desktop client portfolio includes VDI thin clients, high-performance zero clients, and multi-seat clients that support a shared desktop.
“The availability of new Citrix Ready VDI device solutions from Interphase enable the advancement of desktop virtualization technology and cloud computing,” said Joe Keller, vice president of community and alliance marketing. “As a result, customers now have more choices in how they meet their desktop computing needs.”
“We are very excited to receive Citrix Ready verification,” said HJ Li, clouDevice Business Manager at Interphase. “Our clouDevice virtual desktop portfolio brings a strong value proposition to enterprises, SMBs, schools, and government agencies. Today, when the IT budget is tight at so many organizations, our solutions allow the IT department to deploy virtual desktops cost-effectively and manage them efficiently.”
clouDevice virtual desktop client devices are an affordable and innovative substitute for traditional desktop computers, suitable for use in enterprise/SMB, education, and government environments. Virtual desktops can help IT departments significantly reduce hardware CAPEX and slash annual OPEX, including end-point management and energy consumption. Virtual desktops also provide enhanced data security to desktop computing.About the Citrix Ready Program The Citrix Ready program identifies verified solutions that are trusted to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix, including Citrix® XenDesktop®, XenApp™, XenServer®, NetScaler®, and GoToMeeting®. The Citrix Ready designation is awarded to third party products that have successfully met verification criteria set by Citrix, and gives customers an added confidence in the compatibility of the joint solution offering. The Citrix Ready program leverages industry-leading alliances across the Citrix partner eco-system to meet a wide variety customer needs, and currently incorporates over 2,800 partners who have demonstrated more than 18,000 product verifications. It also includes the Citrix Ready Community Verified program which allows customers to see thousands of products that have been verified by other customers to work in their production environments. The Citrix Ready program received the Alliance Excellence Award from the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP) for creating a strong community through implementation of new, innovative best practices. More information about the Citrix Ready program can be found at www.citrix.com/citrixready. About clouDevice™ clouDevice, an Interphase Corporation business, offers a comprehensive portfolio of cloud computing/desktop virtualization solutions that support multiple types of virtual desktop platforms, including VDI (virtual desktop infrastructure), shared desktop (such as Citrix® XenApp® and Microsoft® Windows MultiPoint Server®), and remote physical desktop. The products within the clouDevice portfolio are feature-rich and cost-optimized, ideal for large enterprises, SMBs, government, and schools. For more information on clouDevice, visit www.myclouDevice.com. Interphase Corporation (NASDAQ: INPH) is headquartered in Plano, Texas, with sales offices in the United States and Europe. For corporate information, visit www.iphase.com. clouDevice™and the clouDevice logo are trademarks of Interphase Corporation. Citrix®, Citrix Ready®, NetScaler®, XenApp™, XenDesktop® and XenServer® are trademarks or registered trademarks of Citrix Systems, Inc. and/or one or more of its subsidiaries, and may be registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective owners.