The past ten years have gone by incredibly quickly
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Vocus) October 7, 2009
RES Software is celebrating its first ten years. Since it was established in 1999, the Dutch company has grown to become market leader in the field of user workspace management. More than 2,500 companies worldwide are already making use of RES Software solutions so that they are able to manage desktops and infrastructure while delivering a personalized, secure and reliable workspace. The work environment is built up dynamically, based on the end-user's context, so that the right applications, data and settings are always available. Over the years, more than a million personalized work environments have been built and maintained. Satisfied end-users enjoy optimal support in their daily work, systems and desktop administrators save a huge amount of time and effort and the IT-department can simply keep on delivering and managing personalized desktops.
"Having used RES Software for 10 years now, every new release still makes me happy as they make the job of an IT professional easier and more fun! Every new release surprises me as the products open up even more possibilities. At Trespa, we work on high level IT that costs little and offers great flexibility. After 10 years, I can safely say that RES Software has made an enormous contribution to our motto: 'lean and agile ICT', stated Guillaume Frenken, Head of ICT, Trespa International, BV.
From Start-up Company to Market Leader
RES Software has, in the past few years, developed from a start-up company into market leader in the field of user workspace management. Below is a rundown of the most important milestones reached during the company's history:
1999 Foundation of RES Software; RES PowerFuse, user workspace management, was the first product to be brought onto the market
2001 Opening of first office in the USA
2003 Expansion from Citrix to traditional desktop and laptop environments
2004 Start of the development of RES Wisdom, the run book automation for Windows solution
2005 More than 200,000 RES PowerFuse licenses sold. Introduction of RES Wisdom. RES Software becomes a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner
2007 More than 100% growth in turnover, expansion to the UK, more than 435,000 RES PowerFuse and over 60,000 RES Wisdom licenses sold.
2008 Introduction of the free RES PowerFuse Express Edition and expansion to VMware desktops
2009 Capital injection of $12.5 million by investment company Updata in order to stimulate international growth.
"The past ten years have gone by incredibly quickly", says CTO and co-founder of RES Software, Bob Janssen. "What started as an innovative idea to focus on the end-user and make IT more flexible has grown into a successful international business. The IT landscape will continue to change; new technologies, such as cloud computing and desktop virtualization are on the rise and are set to have a huge impact on the business world. In the next ten years we shall continue to make sure that RES Software solutions enable our customers to fully profit from the possibilities these new technologies offer, without sacrificing simplicity, productivity, flexibility or user-friendliness."
About RES Software
RES Software is the leading provider of User Workspace Management software. Since 1999 we have enabled our more than 2,500 customers worldwide to compose and manage personalized and secure workspaces for their end users. Our Workspace Management products bridge the gap between traditional desktop management, thin clients, and virtual desktops. The business benefits our customers have realized by using our products include a lower TCO, broader security and an increased productivity. RES Software is a global company with nine offices across Europe and the U.S. RES Software products are exclusively delivered through a network of certified partners. More information: http://www.ressoftware.com
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