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Centrix Software Awarded Desktop Virtualization Product of the Year by

Centrix Software today announced that WorkSpace iQ, an analytics solution for end-user computing environments, has been named as Desktop Virtualization Product of the Year 2011 by industry experts at

Centrix WorkSpace iQ provides IT organizations with rich and detailed intelligence on their end-user computing environments. The information it provides enables desktop and application teams to reduce the cost of desktop transformation and maximize the value of new application-delivery methods such as a virtual desktop infrastructure. By monitoring and metering the entire end-user computing environment, WorkSpace iQ, delivers to IT teams an unprecedented and unique level of insight into user requirements and IT consumption patterns in the fastest time.

"We're very proud to have been recognized by the team at for this award," said Paul Burke, director of products at Centrix Software. "Desktop virtualization offers organizations fantastic opportunities to reduce cost and increase agility but does require a different approach to traditional desktop computing. WorkSpace iQ helps IT teams build a more detailed picture of the user environment so that they have the information they need to make the right technology choices and ensure their organisations gain business value from virtual infrastructure investments."

The judges of the awards named WorkSpace iQ the Desktop Virtualization product of 2011 because of the quality of insight it offers customers, stating: "Workspace iQ 5.2 provides detailed information about desktops and applications in a virtual desktop infrastructure, including metrics on user sessions and licensing. With this information, organizations can significantly decrease the application footprint on desktops and, by extension, reduce the need to repackage programs using application virtualization. In addition, Workspace iQ can facilitate a major reduction in licensing costs. Ultimately, the use of Workspace iQ could result in customers being more open-minded about application-delivery methods, and it would empower them to adopt more flexible approaches."'s 2011 Products of the Year showcase technology solutions that provide exceptional benefits for IT shops of all sizes. The awards span five areas of virtualization technology -- virtualization security, virtualization management, hardware for virtualization, desktop virtualization and backup and storage. Products are evaluated by a panel of independent judges who grant awards based on ease of integration, functionality, innovation, manageability, performance and value.

For more information about the 2011 Product of the Year Awards and to view the complete list of winners visit: .

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2012 7:06 AM by David Marshall
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