Neverware Announces Release of CloudReady: VDI Edition
New product enables secure, flexible management of VDI endpoints via unified operating system and management suite
Feb 21st, 2017
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New York, NY, February 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Neverware, a New York-based developer of operating systems that transform existing hardware to maximize value, announced today the release of CloudReady: VDI Edition, a new solution designed to simplify, secure, and streamline the management of end-user devices used to access virtual desktop infrastructure in enterprise organizations.
CloudReady: VDI Edition solves one of the biggest pain points associated with VDI—the lack of flexibility, management, and security for various endpoint devices—by effectively turning endpoints into thin clients through its innovative architecture, which combines a universal operating system and device management. The result is a secure, flexible, and highly cost-effective VDI endpoint solution that works seamlessly with all VDI vendors and on the broad variety of hardware that organizations already own, from laptops and desktops to thin clients and tablets.
The new VDI Edition is the latest offering in the company’s CloudReady line-up, joining the existing School, Work, and Home Editions.
“We knew from our work in the education space that there was an urgent need for a solution that could repurpose aging hardware on outdated or unsupported operating systems into fast, secure devices with unified management,” said Andrew Bauer, CEO of Neverware. “Offering a similar solution for enterprises, particularly those already using VDI, was the logical next step for Neverware and for CloudReady.”
“Neverware and CloudReady prove that virtualization and application delivery can still have watershed moments of innovation by introducing an endpoint solution secure and flexible enough to warrant its own category,” said Param Desai, a former product and engineering leader at VMWare, Citrix, Wyse, and Dell. Desai is Founder and CEO of Chromotif, an independent application delivery platform for public clouds like Google, AWS, and Azure. "After more than 18 years in this domain, I introduced Chromotif to redefine the way people use and think about virtualization - I think CloudReady accomplishes just that."
Neverware, a Google for Education Partner, originally created the CloudReady operating system to enable school districts and other organizations to transform the PCs and Macs they already own into simple, secure, and fast machines that can be managed alongside Chromebooks. More than 650 school districts around the country, including the New York City Department of Education, currently use CloudReady technology to power their education initiatives.
CloudReady: VDI Edition is available immediately starting at just $49 per device annually, which includes professional support and licensing for both the operating system and management console.
To sign up for a free trial of CloudReady: VDI Edition, visit www.neverware.com/vdi.
For more information, register to attend a free webinar by visiting http://go.neverware.com/vdi_webinar.
Neverware is a New York-based developer of operating systems. Its flagship product, CloudReady, enables organizations to cost effectively transform their existing hardware into simple, secure, and fast machines that can be managed right alongside Chromebooks. Neverware's investors include Khosla Ventures, General Catalyst, Rethink Education, and Collaborative Fund.