VDIworks Releases Fast Remote Desktop 2.0 for the iPad™

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Major update to popular iPad Remote Desktop Application makes it easy to use Windows applications from Apple iPad tablet while the newly available Lite version now allows users to evaluate the product for free.

Today, VDIworks, the leading virtual desktop management and enablement company announced the release of a major update to its popular Fast Remote Desktop application for the Apple iPad. Fast Remote Desktop 2.0 makes it easier than ever before to access Windows PCs remotely from an iPad.

“Fast Remote Desktop has been incredibly popular, peaking at #4 on the list of most popular iPad Utilities. We’ve received lots of user feedback and with this update we’re addressing much of the functionality that our customers have been requesting.” said Amir Husain, President and CEO of VDIworks.

The new version includes a completely re-designed user interface with a significantly streamlined workflow that will benefit new and repeat users alike. Numerous other features have been added, for example:

·         Ability to “remember” and save multiple PC connections for easy one-touch reconnection
·         Automatic discovery of Fast Remote Desktop enabled PCs on the same network subnet as the iPad
·         Easy to access help and an instructional video integrated into the application
·         Streamlines resolution switching from 800x600 to 1280x1024
·         New anti-artifacting algorithm to ensure better remote display updates
·         Improved connection stability
·         Improved audio redirection

Also accompanying this release is a non-expiring, fully functional “Lite” version of Fast Remote Desktop which provides a maximum resolution of 800x600 and allows a single PC connection to be configured and saved.

Fast Remote Desktop is available immediately and is being offered as a free upgrade to existing customers via the App Store. Existing users must download the new host component to install on their PCs before using Version 2.0. The new host installer can be downloaded for no charge from http://www.vdiworks.com/?q=fast-remote-desktop

New users can purchase Fast Remote Desktop 2.0 for the special introductory price of $6.99 from the Apple App Store at the following URL: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fast-remote-desktop-by-vdiworks/id381753720?mt=8

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 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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