VDIworks Named a Tech Innovator for Cloud by UBM Channel’s CRN for 2012

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Latest award for all-in-one and easy to deploy Desktop as a Service software which allows MSPs, resellers and customers to deliver all the components necessary to implement Cloud hosted desktops

VDIworks, a leading provider of software for virtualization and cloud computing, announced today that it was named a winner in the Cloud Solutions category at CRN’s 9th annual Tech Innovator awards ceremony. The Tech Innovator Awards recognizes technology companies that have used original methods or technologies to deliver new, innovative products and partner support. CRN Test Center Editors reviewed hundreds of technology products deployed over the past year to determine which vendors broke away traditional thinking to create completely new and unique channel opportunities. Companies on this year’s list recently implemented innovative methods to bridge the gap between current problems and solutions facing channel executives today.

VDIworks’ DaaSManager, an all-in-one, easy to deploy Desktops as a Service software offering allows MSPs, resellers and customers to deliver all the components necessary to implement Cloud hosted desktops using a pre-integrated stack. All the key functionality, including connection brokering, remote access, a connection gateway and other elements are enabled via a single, easy-to-use, web-based console. Since DaaSManager supports Linux and Windows® virtual desktops, it opens possibilities for channel partners to explore opportunities and expand into price sensitive markets, such as K-12, emerging economies and low-margin industries such as large scale manufacturing.

“On behalf of the entire VDIworks team, I’m deeply honored to receive this prestigious award”, said Amir Husain, President and CEO of VDIworks. “It has been wonderful participating in the Xchange conference and witnessing tremendous recognition for our ground-breaking DaasManager platform. We are very thankful to the CRN Test Center team for their diligence and commitment in testing and validating the leading enterprise technology solutions.”

“For the past nine years, the CRN Test Center has honored companies and products that take an original and inventive approach to solving today’s IT problems,” said Kelley Damore, Vice President, Editorial Director for UBM Channel. “With product offerings ranging from cloud deployment to digital signage, this year’s Tech Innovators are helping their Solution Provider partners solve particular problems for clients, ultimately differentiating themselves as a trusted adviser.”

2012 Tech Innovators were selected from a large pool of nominations, with winners and runners-up selected by the editors of CRN and the CRN Test Center. The Tech Innovator award winners will be mentioned in the December 2012 issue of CRN Magazine or at http://www.crn.com.

Winners and runners-up were presented awards in the following 18 categories:

  • Cloud
  • Digital Signage
  • Display-Projection
  • Handhelds
  • Managed Services
  • Networking-Enterprise
  • Networking VoIP
  • Networking-Wireless
  • Portables
  • Workstations
  • Printing and Imaging
  • Security
  • Servers
  • Software-Enterprise Management
  • Software Productivity
  • Storage
  • Virtualization
  • Editor's Choice

Expanded coverage of the 2012 Tech Innovators will be featured in the December issue of CRN Magazine and online at http://www.crn.com.

About VDIworks: (http://www.vdiworks.com)

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. Follow us on twitter http://twitter.com/vdiworks

About UBM Channel: (http://www.ubmchannel.com)
UBM Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, UBM Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. UBM Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about UBM Channel, visit us at http://www.ubmchannel.com.

UBM plc (http://www.ubm.com)
UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries is organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to http://www.ubm.com

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