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  • neoware03 neoware03 Sep 4, 2013 3:16 PM Flag

    8x8 Debuts New Service Provider Platform for Hosted Virtual Desktops at VMworld 2013 ; ok vmw work stations

    white labled for service/client hosting.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

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    • Built to power the high-demand Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) needs of global telecom leader SoftBank and cloud/data center provider CoSentry, 8x8 is now offering Zerigo VDI for licensing as a white-label solution to enable telco, data center and Internet service providers (ISPs) along with enterprise IT departments to quickly configure and deploy complete IaaS and DaaS services.

      8x8 will offer live demos of Zerigo VDI and IaaS at Booth 229 and at the VCE Booth 1015 during the 10th Annual VMworld San Francisco, August 25-29.

      “This high-velocity solution offers maximum flexibility and simplicity to meet the needs of a wide variety of service providers—from top-tier telcos to smaller ISPs - looking to grow their business with next-generation VDI and IaaS services,” said Andy Schwabecher, General Manager of 8x8 Cloud Hosting. “The Zerigo software suite supports cross-platform access, enabling service providers to provision, manage and bill any Linux or Windows desktop to any thin client, PC, Mac, iOS, Android or other mobile device for truly ubiquitous compatibility.”

      “We are very impressed with the technological expertise and efficiency 8x8 has demonstrated with the development of this customized VDI solution,” said Ken Miyauchi, Softbank Senior Executive Vice President. “No other VDI and IaaS solution provides the comprehensive feature set, ease of management, scalability and billing available in 8x8’s Zerigo software suite to make launching these services both easy and profitable. Adding Zerigo to our product line supports SoftBanks’s global business growth objectives with a cost-effective and efficient solution.”

      Sentiment: Strong Buy

      • 1 Reply to neoware03
      • sounds like the old server client/but now cloud idea...point of sales/ pos devices...stores , restaurants like tagets, walmarts, starbucks, gas stations, for ibm and their netvista....about time to upgrade from the old fixed e medical records? ...VMware belongs to pivotal which has ge...hmm internet of things and ge centricity..

        Sentiment: Strong Buy

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