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Virtual Bridges Named a “Major Player” in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Client Virtualization 2012 Vendor Analysis

Virtual Bridges today announced it has been named a “Major Player” in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Client Virtualization 2012 Vendor Analysis (Doc #237753, November 2012).

The company’s flagship offering, VERDE simplifies desktop management, improves security and increases business agility. It provides end users access to Windows and Linux desktops from any location or device — including tablets, netbooks, laptops and thin clients – and enables IT professionals to manage desktops centrally, reducing the costs and challenges associated with provisioning, updating and securing highly distributed PC environments.

VERDE key features include Gold Master provisioning, Storage Optimizer, a Distributed Connection brokering architecture, flexibility to run both Windows and Linux desktops, branch-level VDI at LAN speeds, support for on-premises and hosted deployment, and desktop portability on a USB stick.

“From BYOD to disaster recovery to cloud services, IT organizations are increasingly seeking virtualization solutions that are open, affordable and scalable, and deliver real results,” said Jim Curtin, CEO of Virtual Bridges. “Over the last year, VERDE has led the market in innovation, delivering new solutions for branch and regional offices, advanced offerings for MSPs, multi-tenant capabilities and a Storage Optimizer to slash storage costs. Virtual Bridges is thrilled to once again be named a Major Player by IDC, providing a powerful alternative to proprietary virtualization solutions.”

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About IDC MarketScape

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

About Virtual Bridges

Virtual Bridges VERDE is an award-winning desktop management and provisioning solution that leverages virtualization to deliver desktops either on-premises or in the cloud. VERDE helps enterprises transform TCO by simplifying desktop management, improving security and compliance, and increasing the organizational agility across Windows and Linux environments. Virtual Bridges is headquartered in Austin, Texas. For more information visit:

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