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Quest Software Expands Presence in Desktop Virtualization Market by Acquiring RemoteScan

Quest Software, Inc. today announced that it has acquired the assets of RemoteScan, a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. RemoteScan is the recognized worldwide leader in software solutions for scanning and imaging device connectivity in Windows Terminal Server, Quest vWorkspace, Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp, and all other virtualized RDP, ICA and LAN network environments. Quest vWorkspace is one of the industry's leading virtual desktop management and access solutions. Together, the complementary strengths of RemoteScan and vWorkspace will offer expanded choice, flexibility and functionality to both sets of customers.   

RemoteScan’s software is the leading solution for supporting scanners and imaging devices in virtualized Windows desktop environments, critical to the workflow in paperless office, document management, and electronic medical record (EMR) and electronic health record (EHR) software systems. Available since 2003, RemoteScan products have become the gold standard in providing driver support for scanners and imaging devices in desktop virtualization, especially in the healthcare and finance markets.

“The addition of RemoteScan’s technology to the Quest desktop virtualization portfolio significantly increases our strategic importance in this market,” said Doug Garn, president and CEO, Quest Software. “As the leading provider of scanning and imaging solutions for virtual desktop environments, RemoteScan has an impressive base of over 20,000 customers. Also, their successful high volume, online sales model gives Quest new, high speed routes into the desktop virtualization marketplace.”

Quest vWorkspace offers unified management of multiple desktop virtualization technologies, allowing organizations to deliver the lowest cost solution for each class of users, with a wide choice of client access devices and connectivity types including iPads, Android tablets, PCs and Macs, operating on 3G/4G, LAN, WAN and VPN. RemoteScan extends the scanners and imaging devices supported by all desktop virtualization platforms, including vWorkspace, accelerating the adoption and increasing the value of desktop virtualization investments.   

Published Friday, May 06, 2011 5:32 AM by David Marshall
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