IGEL believes that their new software licensing, on top of their strong momentum in the space, will soon make them the leader in the total number of thin client systems shipped –although only the hardware ones count in the analyst numbers.
IGEL will be demonstrating their software-defined endpoint computing solutions around two events this week, at the Open Source Summit in Vancouver, and right next to VMworld in Las Vegas, with the latter being something of a guerilla operation.
While IGEL introduced a splashy higher-end AMD powered device earlier this year, which has been selling well since its inception, the less expensive UD3 is the bedrock of IGEL’s business, accounting for three-fifths of their sales.
The UD 7, which serves the higher end of the thin client market with more demanding graphics requirement, also will feature the new Secure Boot validation IGEL just announced had been received for their OS.
The Windows-focused virtualization management optimization vendor provides a detailed update, including their relationship with Citrix and other co-opetitors, their channel policies, and where they see their market going.