|Where Virtual Desktops Meet Real Business||March 2009
Leostream News & Events for March 2009
We are pleased to report that the Connection Broker recently received excellent reviews from analysts at the 451 Group and the Butler Group. Among other things, these firms cited the Connection Broker's vendor-independence, flexibility, and scalability as key attributes for enterprises looking seriously at a VDI strategy.
We're also proud to announce that we are now Citrix-ready, having verified our long-standing Connection Broker support for XenServer with Citrix. A new partnership with NoMachine rounds out Leostream's suite of offerings for Linux-based VDI. And coming up, Leostream will be sponsoring Citrix Synergy in May and BriForum in July - mark your calendars now for these great VDI events!
451 Group analyst Rachel Chalmers discusses the merits of the Leostream Broker. In the report, 451 Group Impact Report: Leostream Remains a Lion Among Connection Brokers, Chalmers says "the special magic Leostream brings to server-hosted desktop virtualization is support for many hypervisors, delivery models, back ends, protocols, in-place components and clients. To put it another way, it's the perfect choice when all you need is a connection broker that will drop in and play nicely with the datacenter, virtualization and desktop infrastructure you already have."
Butler Group Analysts Stephen Mann and Chandranshu Singh recently reviewed the Connection Broker, concluding that the Connection Broker is particularly applicable to organizations with heterogeneous multi-vendor, multi-technology virtual environments. They published their findings in this Technology Audit (Butler Group Technology Assessment - Leostream Connection Broker 5.3). This report reviews Leostream's:
NoMachine and Leostream collaborate to deliver Linux virtual desktops on demand. This solution uses NoMachine NX and Leostream Connection Broker to bring enhanced flexibility, resource management and end user access to the Linux virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environment.
On March 9, Devon IT announced the availability of the HC12 remote workstation built with Teradici PC-over-IP technology, a platform that gives demanding users the benefits of remote desktop computing while providing high-resolution, full frame 3D graphics and HD media that matches the performance of professional workstations.
If 2008 Was The "Year of the Desktop Discussion," 2009 Is The Year Projects Begin . . . Is Your Connection Broker Up To The Job?
Brian Madden and Gabe Knuth provided a retrospective review of the VDI space in 2008 during their inaugural broadcast of Brian Madden TV. In this discussion, they talk about the "commoditization of connection brokers" and how every VDI stack needs this piece of management software . . . but will the broker bundled with your stack really do the job? Check out Leostream's comprehensive approach to VDI.
Brief thumbnails of how current customers are using the Connection Broker:
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