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Matrix42 and Kaviza Expand Partnership to Offer On-Demand Desktop Virtualization

Matrix42, (,innovator of IT-Commerce and provider of IT-as-a-Service, today announced the global offering of a co-branded virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution that enables medium-sized businesses to cost-effectively leverage the benefits of virtual desktops. The product is called VDI-in-a-box.

The decision to offer the product globally came after excellent reception from initial customers in the German market.

"Kaviza VDI-in-a-Box perfectly complements our IT-commerce portfolio making it easier to deliver IT-as-a-Service via our Service Catalog," said Shane Eliason, President of Matrix42 USA. "With the recent announcement of Citrix HDX support, Kaviza has again demonstrated their leadership in offering cost-cutting VDI with an exceptional end user experience. With Kaviza, Matrix42 customers offer even more IT as a service by enabling the procurement and deployment of virtual desktops from our Service Catalog."

Kaviza VDI-in-a-Box is a turnkey solution delivered as a virtual appliance that enables organizations to be up and running with virtual desktops in less than two hours, using inexpensive commodity hardware. In addition, all virtualization components are fully integrated and Kaviza automates desktop provisioning, management and high-availability.

"We are delighted to expand our relationship with Matrix42,” said Kumar K. Goswami, CEO at Kaviza. Their approach to making IT easy to procure and manage fits perfectly with Kaviza's focus on making virtual desktops simple and affordable. Together, we can offer virtualization as a Plug-and-Play service."

Kaviza VDI-in-a-Box is an affordable solution with no hidden costs. It can be deployed on a PC replacement budget without the need to purchase expense hardware components or hire specially trained IT staff.

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Published Thursday, May 13, 2010 6:55 AM by David Marshall
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