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NComputing Announces Immediate Availability of N-series Firmware 2.6.1 Supporting Citrix 13.3 Receiver 

N-series firmware 2.6.1

We are very pleased to announce the new release of N-series firmware, which supports Citrix 13.3 receiver for the N500W, N500 and N400 devices.

This is our second release of N-series firmware for 2016 and through the year we plan to continue to enhance, innovate and improve our support for the N-series product line with new features and product enhancements.

The new N-series 2.6.1 firmware release incorporates an update to include Citrix Receiver 13.3, StoreFront support with NetScaler Gateway together with many other quality improvements.

A summary of the release is provided below, full details can be found in the release note (see below):

N-series device compatibility:
N-series firmware 2.6.1 is compatible with the following N-Series devices:

  • N400
  • N500
  • N500w

vSpace Management Center compatibility:

  • N-series 2.6.1 firmware is compatible with VMC 3.7.17

Citrix compatibility:
N-series firmware 2.6.1 supports the following Citrix environments:

  • XenDesktop 5.6
  • XenApp 6.5
  • XenDesktop 7.1 (Server and Desktop OS VDA)
  • XenApp 7.5, 7.6, 7.7 and 7.8 (Server OS VDA)
  • XenDesktop 7.5, 7.6, 7.7 and 7.8 (Desktop OS VDA)
  • StoreFront 2.6 and 3.0 (including connections through NetScaler Gateway)
  • Web Interface 5.4 (Services Site)
  • VDI-in-a-box 5.0, 5.1 and 5.2

The releases have been posted for download from the NComputing web site at https://www.ncomputing.com/support/software and are available now for customers to download as required.

Full details of these releases are documented in the respective release notes:

About NComputing N-series thin client solution:

For organizations looking to broaden their commitment to Citrix XenDesktop, XenApp or StoreFront, the NComputing N-series thin clients for Citrix HDX deliver 100% of the HDX experience at a fraction of the cost of PCs or other thin clients. NComputing next-generation thin clients are optimized for HDX and powered by the Numo™ 3 System-on-Chip, which delivers a high performance client supporting HD video sessions using less than 5 watts of power. With full manageability, support, and at low cost, enterprise organizations can now cost-effectively extend their Citrix deployments to more users, allowing them to gain fuller access to the many benefits of desktop virtualization.

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Richard Sah
CTO
Mr. Sah is the Chief Technology Officer and leads the planning & development of product portfolios and new technology initiatives. With his multi-lingual and multi-cultural experience and background, Mr. Sah has extensive experience in the design and marketing of technology products for various industries including semiconductors, servers, consumer electronics, and Internet software/service (Mobile, Cloud, Big Data and Saas) with extensive international business exposure. Mr. Sah has extensive hands-on experience ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies (including Intel, AMD and Vast Systems which was acquired by Synopsys), and has a successful track record building a new ecosystem and infrastructure and bringing emerging and mature products to markets. Mr. Sah received his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from University of Michigan, and is still a loyal Wolverine fan. He received his master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, with additional focus on entrepreneurship, strategy and analysis.

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