For many, using virtualized servers is a first step in providing centrally-managed and hosted VDI desktops to end-users. While VDI has numerous advantages over traditional distributed PC management approaches, it does not accommodate the needs of mobile PC users.
Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 16, 2008
Virtual Computer, the company redefining PC management for the mobile world, today announced that Alex Vasilevsky, chief technology officer of Virtual Computer, will deliver a presentation entitled "The Future of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure: Offline and Mobile," at VMworld 2008. Vasilevsky will explore desktop virtualization market drivers and corporate IT initiatives that can incorporate mobile users into desktop virtualization strategies. Vasilevsky will present on September 17 at 9:30am PST in the Solutions Exchange Theater on the VMworld show floor (Sept. 15 - 18; Venetian/Sands Convention Center). Additionally, Virtual Computer unveiled NxTop™ its next-generation desktop virtualization product at VMworld.
"In the wake of successful server virtualization initiatives, visionary IT teams are applying virtualization's price/performance, manageability, and security advantages to their end-user desktop PC environments," commented Vasilevsky. "For many, using virtualized servers is a first step in providing centrally-managed and hosted VDI desktops to end-users. While VDI has numerous advantages over traditional distributed PC management approaches, it does not accommodate the needs of mobile PC users." Vasilevsky's presentation will address technologies that advance the security, reliability and management of PCs and laptops used by mobile knowledge workers.
About Alex Vasilevsky
Alex Vasilevsky is an industry-recognized expert in virtualization, open source, parallel processing, video systems, and advanced optimizing compilers. Prior to Virtual Computer, he was founder and CTO of Virtual Iron Software, a leading provider of cost-effective, production-ready server virtualization software for small and medium-sized enterprises. Previously, Vasilevsky served as CTO at Ucentric Systems (acquired by Motorola), a leading provider of home media software for media centers. He has held senior engineering and management roles in leading technology companies such as Omtool, Avid Technology, and Thinking Machines. He has authored numerous papers and patents (6 granted and 16 pending) on datacenter and networking topics including security, network and server virtualization, resource optimization, and performance. Listed in The History of the Development of Parallel Computing, Vasilevsky is the winner of three IEEE Gordon Bell Awards for practical applications of parallel processing research. A much sought-after speaker in the field of virtualization, Vasilevsky has a BS in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University, and an MS in Computer Science from Boston University.
NOTES TO EDITORS
To Schedule a Briefing with Alex Vasilevsky email: jthrasi @ virtualcomputer.com
Virtual Computer is exhibiting and scheduling NxTop product demos at VMworld - Booth #562
About Virtual Computer, Inc.
Virtual Computer was founded in 2007 to improve the manageability, reliability, and security of personal computers by isolating the four main elements of a personal computer: hardware, operating system, applications and user data. NxTop, the company's flagship PC management product, helps IT teams reduce the costs of deploying and supporting mobile and remote workers while protecting their PCs against data loss and theft and providing a more enjoyable computing experience. Privately held, Virtual Computer is headquartered in Westford, MA and is accessible at http://www.virtualcomputer.com.
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