VDIworks Optimizes VideoOverIP for Hyper-V: Virtual Desktops Now Deliver Blazing Fast Performance on Microsoft's Hypervisor

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Highly innovative software based protocol brings multi-monitor capabilities, full screen high-definition playback and an extremely fast, high fidelity user experience to Hyper-V hosted virtual desktops

We are extremely pleased with VDIworks' VideoOverIP protocol because our Hyper-V VMs are now able to provide truly high-end display capabilities. With VideoOverIP, our VDI systems are not only well managed, but as snappy and seamless to our end users as a fast desktop PC.

VDIworks, a provider of virtual desktop management and enablement products, announced today that it has optimized its VideoOverIP desktop remoting protocol for Hyper-V, bringing unparalleled user experience to Microsoft's Virtualization Platform.

"VDI technology certainly delivers reliability, power and cooling advantages to a manufacturing concern like ours. But what we gain in these areas, we can't afford to lose to a poor user experience.", said Andrew Cooper, President & CEO at Tyrex Manufacturing Group. "We are extremely pleased with VDIworks' VideoOverIP protocol because our Hyper-V VMs are now able to provide truly high-end display capabilities. With VideoOverIP, our VDI systems are not only well managed, but as snappy and seamless to our end users as a fast desktop PC."

VideoOverIP is completely hardware agnostic and unlike many other protocols, does not tie users down a particular brand of server or Thin client. VideoOverIP can be installed quickly and independently in Hyper-V hosted VMs without the need for any additional software infrastructure. Enterprise users requiring discovery, connection brokering, Thin client management and other advanced features can use VideoOverIP in concert with VDIworks' end-to-end management platform, VDP. In addition to supporting VideoOverIP, VDP will continue to discover, manage and broker additional protocols, such as HP's RGS, Teradici's PC-over-IP, Microsoft RDP and others.

"Today VDIworks provides extensive support for Microsoft infrastructure, with the VDIvision System Center plug-in, VDP support for Hyper-V and through our other products", said Amir Husain, President and CEO of VDIworks. "We believe VideoOverIP's high-performance capabilities when running on Hyper-V will go a long way in improving the end-user's virtual desktop experience."

VideoOverIP, now optimized for Hyper-V, pioneers a new level of flexibility and configurability allowing users to tune protocol performance for their specific environments. For example, VideoOverIP provides multiple compression algorithm choices, which can be adjusted to deliver the best quality and responsiveness for a given network. The product also allows buffer sizes to be adjusted to enable improved synchronization of audio and video, delivers multiple administrator-selectable methods for source capture and implements an advanced adaptive delta algorithm to maximize performance.

Other advanced features in the product include multi-monitor support, DirectX and OpenGL capabilities, analog Audio-In, transparency, desktop compositing and other features.

VideoOverIP is available immediately. For more information and to register for an evaluation, please visit: http://www.vdiworks.com

About VDIworks:

VDIworks makes easy-to-use software that enables IT managers to centrally create, deploy and manage virtual desktop infrastructure. The company's technology is based on more than 20 filed and awarded patents and is built on five generations of proven success with enterprise environments. VDIworks offers ultimate flexibility and preserves customer choice by giving customers the ability to deploy the right solution for the right user type, utilize any back-end hardware, end-point user access device or virtualization technology for desktop virtualization. The VDIworks Virtual Desktop Platform streamlines and simplifies virtual desktop deployments, enabling IT organizations to gain improved management and control, ensuring data and asset security, delivering a superior end-user experience, and ensuring the business continuity and cost reductions promised by desktop virtualization to companies around the world. For more information on VDIworks, visit http://www.vdiworks.com.

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