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Nerdio and IGEL Partner to Provide Proven Compatibility for Users Deploying Virtual Desktops in Microsoft Azure

Nerdio and IGEL, provider of IGEL OS, the endpoint operating system designed for VDI and DaaS, announced that Nerdio has joined the IGEL Ready technology partner program in the Cloud Workspaces/VDI/DaaS category. By joining IGEL Ready, Nerdio has been verified to work with IGEL OS-powered endpoints which are used today by more than 17,000 IGEL customers, representing 4 million endpoints, as well as thousands of resellers worldwide. 

Now verified for compatibility with IGEL OS, Nerdio Manager for Enterprise (NME) simplifies the deployment, management, and autoscaling of large Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) and Windows 365 Cloud PC desktop environments in the enterprise. Operationalizing large AVD and Cloud PC deployments through a powerful and intuitive management interface, NME reduces Azure costs while empowering users with the right Azure desktop for their needs. When using NME with IGEL OS, organizations can deliver secure, feature-rich, and cost-effective virtual desktops while achieving management and operational cost efficiency. 

"For enterprises looking to Microsoft Azure for their virtual desktop deployments, Nerdio and IGEL are delivering a proven, combined solution that will accelerate deployment, enhance performance, and optimize costs," said Matt Scudder, Vice President, Enterprise Sales, Nerdio. "Nerdio Manager for Enterprise empowers organizations with simplified, single pane of glass management that supports the use of AVD as well as Windows 365 Cloud PC desktop environments, so they can empower users with the virtual desktop that's right for their use case. By joining the IGEL Ready program, we can deliver these benefits with the assurance of full compatibility with any IGEL OS-powered endpoint." 

"Nerdio enables enterprises embracing Microsoft Azure for desktop virtualization to improve reliability, lower costs, and simplify management across AVD as well as Windows 365 Cloud PC," said Divya Saggar, Director, IGEL Ready. "We welcome Nerdio to our growing list of well over 100 IGEL Ready partners who together have created a powerful end user computing ecosystem that delivers deployment and operational confidence through proven technology validation. Their participation in IGEL Ready expands IGEL's reach into the Microsoft Azure desktop virtualization market."

Nerdio is further demonstrating its commitment to IGEL customers and channel partners via a Platinum Level sponsorship of the upcoming DISRUPT 2022 On Tour event. IGEL DISRUPT will visit 21 cities across North America and EMEA, starting in May 2022, and include Nerdio Chief Revenue Officer Joseph Landes as a featured speaker. For more information on DISRUPT 2022 On Tour, and to register, visit   

Established in July 2020, IGEL Ready is a growing ecosystem of well over 100 technology partners providing hardware, software, and peripheral solutions that have been verified for use with IGEL OS to deliver a powerful, productive, and secure user experience for digital workspaces within modern workplace environments. In an era where customers and their employees require reliable, frictionless access to tools, applications, and services, IGEL Ready helps ensure product compatibility and productivity to support business continuity and growth. The IGEL Ready program ensures that partner applications are validated and shared, and that their customers have access to updated and secure software. This vibrant ecosystem enables customers to consider compatible devices and partner applications across eight categories in the IGEL Ready Showcase

You can learn more about using Nerdio NME together with IGEL in the Nerdio IGEL Ready Showcase page here. To start the IGEL Ready application process, visit

Published Wednesday, March 16, 2022 8:39 AM by David Marshall
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