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Gridstore-Unidesk Partnership Ushers in New Era of VDI Price/Performance

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Nov 6, 2015

This week we announced a new technology alliance partnership with Gridstore, a fast-growing provider of hyper-converged, all-flash infrastructure for data centers using Windows Server and Hyper-V. This is a great example of a customer-led alliance. Before we even started working together, joint customers figured out that Gridstore HCI with Unidesk and Windows Server RDS could deliver super-fast virtual desktops that are easier to manage than PCs. At only $500-600 per user all-in! Finally, VDI for far less than the cost of PCs!

Infrastructure performance. Complexity. Cost. The 3 big blockers to VDI have fallen with our new alliance. What's unique about the combination of Gridstore and Unidesk that ushers in this new era of VDI price/performance? What are our customers and Microsoft saying about the combination? Let's take a look.

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Webinar Series With AppSense Is Under Way

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Aug 24, 2015

We have started a great webinar series with our valued partner AppSense. These technical webinars cover how together AppSense and Unidesk bring you personalization, fast log-ons, location-aware printing, imageless management, unmatched application layering, and so much more!

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Another Great Webinar With Partners ePlus, NVIDIA and Citrix

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Jul 29, 2015

We recently wrapped up another regional webinar with our partners ePlus, NVIDIA and Citrix.

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Unidesk at Nutanix .NEXT This Week - Spotlight on Customers

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Jun 8, 2015

Our friend and alliance partner Nutanix is hosting their first first ever user conference - .NEXT - in Miami, FL this week and we will be in attendance! If you are going, stop by booth #10 and see why Nutanix hyperconverged infrastructure and Unidesk application layering are such a hot combination for VDI!

In honor of .NEXT, we'll be highlighting a different Nutanix-Unidesk customer every day this week.  Check back each day to read each story!

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Unidesk Growing Channel Strength is Recognized

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Jun 1, 2015

CRN just named Unidesk to the prestigious 2015 Virtualization 50 list of technology vendors who are working with VARs to bring the software-defined data center to enterprise customers. And SearchITChannel has covered our announcement of our newly enhanced partner program.

Why are channel news publications taking more notice of Unidesk?

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Unidesk Solution Partner Program Expansion in the News

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Apr 17, 2015

This week we launched our expanded Unidesk Solution Partner program, and we have already had great news coverage for making VDI easier to sell for the channel!

Check out the coverage in Channel Partners Online, Channel Pro, and Channelnomics. All provide insight into how our enhanced program gives partners the tools and resources they need to help their customers make managing Windows desktops and applications more efficient for IT, while offering greater mobility and application access to end users.

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We will be at HIMSS 2015!

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Apr 6, 2015

This is our first year exhibiting at HIMSS15HIMSS is the year's largest and most important healthcare IT conference in the United States.

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Visit Us in Booth 1687 at HIMSS 2015!

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Apr 6, 2015

It's our first year exhibiting at HIMSS and we want to see you there! Come visit us at booth 1687 and learn how Unidesk simplifies desktop and management for VDI, RDSH, and XenApp!

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Channel News Mags Cover Unidesk 3.0 and Support for Microsoft VDI

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Mar 24, 2015

We've had some amazing press coverage on our announcement of Unidesk 3.0 and its new support for Microsoft VDI and Hyper-V! My last post summarized some of the articles that came out in the magazines targeting IT professionals. We've had some great pick-up in the publications geared toward VARs and system integrators, too! Check out the video interview with our CEO Don Bulens in CRN and what top VDI resellers have to say about us in Channelnomics!

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Unidesk Support for Microsoft VDI and Hyper-V in the News

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Mar 17, 2015

The biggest news in end user computing last week was that Unidesk 3.0 is now available for Microsoft VDI and Hyper-V! TechTarget, InfoWorld, The Register, OnWindows, Channelnomics, Network World, CRNtv, Infotech Lead, Virtual Strategy Magazine and others ran stories on how Unidesk layering innovation brings simplicity and scalability to the Microsoft VDI platform. We summarize some of the news coverage aimed at IT in this blog. My next post will highlight some of the channel publication coverage.

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Unidesk Featured in Inc.

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Mar 3, 2015

Unidesk has made its first appearance in Inc. in a story featuring our CEO Don Bulens and the four principles that have fueled Unidesk's rapid growth over the past two years.

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Microsoft's View on Release of Unidesk for Hyper-V

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Feb 20, 2015

The launch of Unidesk for Hyper-V continues with this guest blog from Klaas Langhout, Microsoft Director of Program Management for Remote Desktop Services. See why Microsoft is excited about the release of Unidesk for Hyper-V!

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Unidesk Named to CRN 2015 Data Center 100

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Feb 12, 2015

CRN's annual Data Center 100 highlights the tech companies that represent their respective fields with a combination of innovation, market share, market presence, buzz, technology capabilities and channel capabilities. Unidesk is proud to have been named as one of the 2015 Data Center 100 20 Virtualization Vendors.

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Ron Oglesby Demos Unidesk for Hyper-V: Management of RDS Collections

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Feb 9, 2015

Unidesk Chief Solution Architect Ron Oglesby is demonstrating a new feature of Unidesk for Hyper-V every few days leading up to our public announcement. In his first video, he shows how Unidesk provides simple, scalable management of RDS collections, desktops, and users.

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Unidesk at Microsoft TechReady and Hyper-V Webinar with Pure Storage

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Jan 28, 2015

We're contnuing our march toward the big Unidesk for Hyper-V release with two more pre-announcement events this week - a joint webinar with Pure Storage and Microsoft, and a Unidesk session at TechReady20, Microsoft's internal technical conference for Microsoft employees.

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Large Scale VDI using Hyper-V with Storage Tiers and Deduplication

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Jan 13, 2015

Everyone is talking about how Unidesk for Hyper-V makes VDI deployments using Microsoft Hyper-V and RDS easier to scale and manage. Here is another great resource if you are looking to scale VDI on Hyper-V.  Microsoft just blogged a new whitepaper on how to leverage Storage Tiers and Data Deduplication for large-scale virtual desktop deployments.

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Unidesk Lends a Helping Hand this Holiday Season

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Jan 6, 2015

Unidesk has grown so much this past year, there were more of us to lend a helping hand and make a difference this holiday season. So that's what we tried to do by participating in the Adopt-a-Family and Food Pantry programs.

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The 12 Days of VDI Christmas (from Unidesk)

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Dec 23, 2014

In the spirit of the holidays, we thought we'd do a fun parody on a well-known Christmas carol. From all of us at Unidesk, a very Happy Holidays and Happy New Year to all of you! And now, we give you the 12 days of VDI Christmas, from Unidesk.

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ZDNet: Alabama college picks Unidesk to manage VDI complexity

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Dec 22, 2014

Last week's webinar and press release on the use of Citrix, Dell, and Unidesk technology at Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM) caught the attention of severeal important IT news publications and virtualization thought leaders. Dan Kusnetzky, a well-known consultant and author of ZDNet's Virtually Speaking blog, wanted to know more about ACOM's Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) project. So, he interviewed ACOM Infrastructure engineer Jonathan Hataway.

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Webinar: VDI at Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Dec 16, 2014

Unidesk has become known in the VDI market for helping IT professionals learn from their peers with our webinar series spotlighting our customers' desktop virtualization journeys. Don't miss our last one of the year, co-sponsored by Citrix and Dell!

This Thursday, December 18th at 2pm ET, the IT team responsible for implementing VDI at Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine will share their experience and best practices. Register here!

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