|[January 31, 2013]
Virtual Bridges Announces Strong 2012, Expands Customer and Partner Ecosystem
AUSTIN, Texas --(Business Wire)--
Bridges today announced results for 2012, including significant
sales traction across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The
company's purpose-built desktop cloud and virtualization solutions saw
strong demand from large enterprises, managed service providers and
decentralized organizations, all looking to remove risk, while offering
end users a consistent high quality experience, from any location.
"Decentralized users, whether branch, region or across multiple
campuses, are underserved by today's VDI solutions. We provide solutions
that offer a nimble, efficient approach to desktop management and
provisioning, pushing power out to end users while allowing IT to retain
control of the data and enforce security policies," said Jim
Curtin, CEO of Virtual Bridges. "Our focus continues to be on
providing customers smarter ways to manage the new desktop experience,
connecting end users to the applications and data they need - regardless
of the device."
2012 highlights include:
Strong Sales - Virtual Bridges saw significant growth in sales across
new business and existing customer
accounts throughout the year, with strong traction among federal
government, technology and education organizations. Key wins included
Birmingham Metropolitan College, Galt School District, Great Wall
(China), iFollowOffice, Panasonic and Viastack.
Expanded Partnerships - Virtual Bridges expanded its relationship with
IBM (News - Alert) and announced new partnerships
with 10ZiG, CDS, ETS, JTI, GIS (Germany), Gulf Business Machines,
Praim, Prestige (France) and SFDATA to provide organizations access to
world-class desktop management and provisioning solutions.
Product Innovation - Virtual Bridges added key functionality to its VERDE
virtual desktop management solution, including new Active
Cloud Branch capabilities, bare metal install, and support for
pooled users. In addition, Virtual Bridges worked closely with IBM to
deliver enhanced cloud management and mobility capabilities and
partnered with CompuCom to offer desktop cloud as a managed service.
Industry Accolades - Virtual Bridges was named a Major
Player by IDC (News - Alert) in the Worldwide Client Virtualization Vendor
Analysis and was selected to present at key industry events including
BoozAllen, IBM Pulse and LinuxCon.
Employee Growth - Virtual Bridges continued to add talent at the management
level. New hires included Greg Barone, vice president of sales for
Americas; Iser Cukierman, chief financial officer; Billy Gee, vice
president of development; and Sundeep Goel, vice president of
alliances and channel sales.
Delivered on premises, via hosted service or managed service provider,
Virtual Bridges removes risks and offers a nimble, efficient approach to
desktop management and provisioning with its unique Desktop Cloud
Fabric™. The company's flagship solution, VERDE, includes online,
offline and branch VDI, 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
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: http://vbridges.com.
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