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NComputing Announces New vSpace Server Software for Enhanced Application and Desktop Virtualization Experience

  • New vSpace Server Software Release Extends Support to Latest Windows Desktop Environments
  • Delivers Rich User Experience, Easy Management and Scalability with vSpace Management Center for Mid-to-Large Deployments

SANTA CLARA, Calif. July 16, 2013 NComputing, the leader in accelerating the adoption of desktop virtualization, today announced the latest major release of its award-winning vSpace Server software. Available immediately, the new release of vSpace Server software extends application and desktop virtualization capabilities to Windows Multipoint Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8. The vSpace Server software is a core component of the vSpace Virtualization Platform, a fully integrated, end-to-end solution from NComputing, to deliver the true benefits of desktop and application virtualization to millions of users worldwide.

Market pressures, budget constraints and a mobile workforce are increasingly driving organizations to desktop virtualization as a viable alternative to traditional PC computing. Through a unique combination of simplicity, performance and value, NComputing removes the barriers and accelerates the adoption of desktop virtualization for today’s high priority IT initiatives, including mobility, BYOD and migration to new versions of Windows operating environments.

The new release of vSpace Server software addresses today’s market needs with a rich computing experience, enhanced collaboration and increased productivity for corporate users. In addition to significant hardware, management and energy cost savings compared to deploying PCs, IT administrators can also enable their users to securely work from anywhere, anytime and on any device.

NComputing’s new vSpace Server software complements the growing global adoption of desktop virtualization and management technology by an increasing number and also type of customers. Today, NComputing’s solutions are in use by more than 20 million daily users in 140 countries, and are widely recognized for security, ease of use, high-performance and value. Downloads of vSpace Server software have crossed 10,000 over the past three months, demonstrating solid market traction by healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, education and other market segments.

Major new features of vSpace Server 7.1 software include:

Support for Windows Server 2012, Windows Multipoint Server 2012 and Windows 8

The new vSpace Server software extends application and desktop virtualization capabilities for the latest Microsoft environments, including Windows Multipoint Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8. This enhances the user experience with improved graphics performance and expanded USB peripheral support.

Quick and Easy Scalability to Manage Large Scale Deployments
vSpace Management Center support for the new vSpace Server 7.1 software enables IT administrators to easily manage and scale virtual desktop deployments to tens of thousands of users through a simple web-based management console. Using vSpace Management Center, IT administrators can remotely manage vSpace Server software instances on PCs, servers and client devices, such as NComputing L300 or M300 thin clients. These management capabilities extend to vSpace Client for Windows on PCs, laptops and also BYOD, whether deployed at a single site or multiple sites. The vSpace Management Center dramatically reduces administrative overhead for IT managers to easily maintain and control their virtual desktop environment.

Adoption of vSpace Management Center is growing rapidly. Sixty percent of customers today represent corporate environments, while 17 percent come from education and 15 percent represent manufacturing, healthcare and the retail markets.

New Support and Subscription Programs
World-class software support and new product innovation from NComputing ensures that customers realize maximum value from their desktop virtualization technology investments. Membership in the NComputing Support and Subscription (SnS) programs is now available for the vSpace Server and vSpace Management Center software products. Customers who participate in the vSpace SnS programs are entitled to the new vSpace 7.1 Server software release immediately. Customer purchasing of NComputing SnS is increasing. What’s more, more than 80 percent of SnS purchasers have selected NComputing’s Premium Support option.

Availability
The new release of the vSpace Server software is available immediately to new customers or as an upgrade for existing customers with membership in the NComputing SnS program. The software is included with all new purchases of NComputing client devices, including the L-series and M-series, and with new software client access licenses. For more information, visit: http://www.ncomputing.com/products/vspaceserver

Supporting Quotes
“The latest major release of the vSpace Server software demonstrates NComputing's continued commitment to simple, powerful and affordable desktop virtualization for mid-size enterprises, small to medium businesses and key verticals. By offering support for the latest Windows environments, users can continue to rely on NComputing technology to grow and adapt to their emerging business needs.”
- Raj Dhingra, CEO, NComputing

“Selinsgrove Area School District selected NComputing’s new vSpace Server software because it enabled us to easily roll out Windows Server 2012 with the desktop experience of Windows 8. We wanted central administration using vSpace Management Center and the freedom to deploy with virtual session servers using Hyper-V Server 2012. The NComputing L300 thin client provided us with a cost-effective solution to move from the older X-series to a virtual environment that we could quickly scale as the need dictates. Over the last seven years, our investment in NComputing desktop virtualization technology has enabled us to provide more services to students and staff, without burdening our district with the cost of replacing individual computers.”

- Peter Geipel, Director of Technology, Selinsgrove Area School District

“Windows Server 2012 introduced breakthrough capabilities for desktop virtualization. NComputing vSpace users can experience a better overall experience in combination with Windows Server 2012, Windows Multipoint Server 2012 and Windows 8. We welcome the new release to help customers gain additional benefits from desktop virtualization.”

- Chris Phillips, Partner Director, PM, Cloud & Enterprise, Microsoft

“There is a market demand for end-to-end virtualization solutions that enable customers to upgrade to new desktop environments while leveraging their existing IT investments. With its vSpace Server Virtualization software, NComputing is providing the tools that enable any organization to successfully deploy and maintain a complete and modern desktop virtualization environment, in a simple, effective and economical way.” 

- Brett Waldman, Research Manager, Client Virtualization Software, IDC

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About NComputing
NComputing, Inc. is the leader in accelerating the adoption of desktop virtualization. Removing the barriers through a unique formula of simplicity, performance and value, NComputing’s integrated solutions serve global enterprise and mid-market companies in key verticals, such as education, healthcare and government. With over 20 million daily users in 140 countries, the company is fueling the adoption of desktop virtualization faster than any other in the world. To learn more, visit http://www.ncomputing.com.

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