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IGEL Universal Desktop Converter software extends life and manageability of old PCs by migrating them to fully manageable IGEL Universal Desktop thin client-like devices

London, UK, October 17th 2012 - Angels were seen breathing life into old PCs at the IGEL Stand of IP Expo in Earls Court London today using the leading thin client manufacturer's Universal Desktop Converter (UDC) software. The Universal Desktop Converter allows organizations to migrate existing PC or old thin client hardware into a fully manageable IGEL Universal Desktop thin client-like device - extending the life of the hardware whilst making it more efficient to run.

"This approach allows businesses to cost effectively extend the life of their current desktops to deliver a Server-Based Computing architecture or to produce a shorter return on investment when migrating to a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) environment," explained Simon Richards, IGEL UK Managing Director.

"IGEL's UDC software allows IT environments with mixed desktop hardware, such as PCs or thin clients from different manufacturers, to be standardized at low cost and to be efficiently and securely managed over a network, or over the Internet, by means of one interface."

With the cost savings that desktop standardization and standardized remote management brings, customers are able to cushion the impact of costs for centralization or VDI projects. For example, savings of up to 70% compared to PC-based workstations, help to balance out the investment and licensing costs incurred when centralizing and modernizing operations in the data center.

IGEL and its angels will be demonstrating the UDC software each day at 12noon and 2.30pm during the show at Stand D64. There will also be an opportunity for one attendee to win an Apple TV at every demonstration.

IGEL Partners also showing IGEL's software and hardware solutions at the show include: Cetus Solutions at Stand B70 and Ultima Business Solutions on Stand C39.

About IGEL Technology
A world leader in thin client solutions, IGEL Technology helps organizations improve the agility, efficiency, and security of their virtual desktop and application delivery systems. IGEL produces one of the industry's widest range of thin clients, based on Linux and Microsoft Windows, allowing customers to access a broad spectrum of server-based infrastructures and applications. IGEL also offers a powerful and intuitive management software for easy deployment and administration of thin clients throughout any size organization. Partnerships with industry leaders like Red Hat, Citrix, VMware, and Microsoft ensure that IGEL provides the most up-to-date technology and trustworthy security to clients in industries that include Healthcare, Education & Research, Public Sector, Financial, Insurance, Retail, Logistics, and Manufacturing. IGEL has offices in the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and Singapore and is represented by partners in over 50 countries worldwide. To learn more, visit www.igel.co.uk

Editorial contacts:

IGEL Technology GmbH
Dr. Frank Lampe
Hanna-Kunath-Strasse 31
28199 Bremen, Germany
Tel.: 0421 / 52094 1300
E-mail: [email protected]
Web: www.igel.com

Amber Group
Paul Smith
Tel: +44 (0)7770 828525
Email: [email protected]

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