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Live Webinar to Feature Virtual Desktops at City of Kent, WA with Unidesk, Pano Logic

"Future-Proof Your Desktops - How City of Kent is Implementing VDI for 800 Workers," on Wed., Nov. 16, from 2-3pm ET

November 17, 2011
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City and state agencies interested in learning how to quickly implement flexible, affordable virtual desktops should attend a free, live webinar, “Future-Proof Your Desktops - How City of Kent is Implementing VDI for 800 Workers,” on Wed., Nov. 16, from 2-3pm ET. Sponsored by Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) management software leader Unidesk, the webinar features James Hettrick, Technical Services Manager for the City of Kent, Ron Oglesby, Chief Solution Architect at Unidesk, and Andy Simmons, Senior Director of Product Management at Pano Logic. Attendees can register at: http://www.unidesk.com/landing/customer-webinar-city-of-kent-website.

The City of Kent is deploying Unidesk desktop management software for VDI with Pano Logic zero clients on VMware vSphere virtual infrastructure to simplify desktop delivery for up to 800 workers across most city departments, including the police department, administration, public works, finance and more. With Unidesk, City of Kent workers are enjoying the same customizable desktop experience they’re accustomed to with PCs, but with “anywhere, anytime” access to desktops, faster access to new applications, and virtually instant desktop repair. The City of Kent’s Hettrick will detail how the IT organization is already realizing immediate cost savings including:

      OS images cut from dozens to just two, reducing the administrative time spent on repetitive image
      management tasks
      PC refresh and hardware repair minimized with energy-efficient zero clients
      Deployment times for new desktops and applications reduced from days to an hour
      Desktop support calls resolved at first contact, without costly escalations
      VDI storage requirements reduced from 30-40GB to just 6-8GB per desktop

About Unidesk
Unidesk® Corporation (http://www.unidesk.com) enables customers to centralize more desktops on data center servers and realize the full potential of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). Unidesk’s patent-pending desktop layering technology works with VDI access solutions such as VMware View™, Citrix® XenDesktop®, and Pano Logic to sustain all desktop customizations for end users, while simplifying application delivery and desktop provisioning, patching and support for IT. By creating persistent and non-persistent virtual desktops on VMware vSphere® that are storage-efficient, easy-to-manage, and able to satisfy any use case, Unidesk desktop management software for VDI reduces IT operations costs up to 30%, cuts VDI storage costs up to 70%, and fosters a more productive, agile workforce. Unidesk Corp. is a privately-held company with headquarters in Marlborough, Mass, USA

Live Webinar to Feature Virtual Desktops at City of Kent, WA with Unidesk, Pano Logic

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