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Virtual Iron Joins Citrix’s Dynamic Desktop Initiative to Deliver Advanced Virtual Desktop Solutions
Virtual Iron Software (, a provider of server virtualization and virtual infrastructure management software solutions, today announced that it has completed integration between Version 3.1 of its enterprise-class virtualization and management platform with both the Citrix Desktop Broker for Citrix Presentation Server and the Citrix Password Manager, creating an advanced desktop virtualization solution. The joint solution, available immediately, is ideally suited to the IT requirements of providing support for branch office, back office and front office workers. It will be co-marketed under the Citrix Dynamic Desktop Initiative. Virtual Iron also announced that it has officially become a Technology Partner under the Citrix® Alliance Partner program.

"Virtualization has the proven ability to deliver huge advantages to IT organizations administering hosted desktops in driving cost savings through improved productivity," said Chris Fleck, VP of Platform Development at Citrix. "We are pleased to work with Virtual Iron in meeting the advanced needs of our customers."

Hosted desktop virtualization is a rapidly emerging use case that has quickly captured the attention of corporate IT departments because of its ability to reduce complexity and cost while improving security, said Mike Grandinetti, Chief Marketing Officer of Virtual Iron. The clear return on investment has opened the door for mainstream customer adoption. We are excited to work with Citrix to deliver a joint desktop virtualization solution that extends all the power of Virtual Iron 3 to the Windows desktop environment.

Published Thursday, January 18, 2007 5:57 PM by David Marshall
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