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Virtual Desktop End-to-End Solution For Less Than $500

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10ZiG Technology (10zig.de), an emerging market leader in the development of Thin Clients and Network Appliances, and Kaviza (www.kaviza.com) the pioneer in affordable plug-and-play desktop virtualization, today announced the availability of an end-to-end solution that simplifies and further reduces virtual desktop costs. Together, the combined 10ZiG and Kaviza solution pairs an optimized end point device with state-of-the-art VDI software to enable an end-to-end virtual desktop solution for a total cost of less than $500 per desktop (including servers, software, and thin clients). For more information, attend a webinar at http://www.kaviza.com/VDI/VirtualDesktopsResources/Webinars10ZiG.html

“Kaviza and 10ZiG are aligned in our vision of making virtual desktops less expensive and easier to setup and operate than PCs, without compromising user experience,” says Kumar K. Goswami, CEO, Kaviza. “The combined solution delivers on this vision with high-definition virtual desktops that are easy to use, and generate an immediate return-on-investment (ROI).”

“We’re pleased to partner with Kaviza because we share the same goals to simplify virtual desktops, offer an easy-to-use solution, provide great customer service, and all at an affordable price,” says Martin Pladgeman, President, 10ZiG Technology. “Our new RBT-682v thin client -provides customers looking to implement Kaviza’s VDI-in-the-box with an affordable desktop appliance, which is designed for the solution and tested, approved, and recommended by Kaviza. Users can’t ask for a better match than that.”

The new 10ZiG RBT-682v thin client is an energy efficient end-point that is optimized to seamlessly launch and run Kaviza virtual desktops, and enhanced with the rich high-definition experience of Citrix HDX. The small unit boasts the 1.6GHz Dual Thread processor and includes the Kaviza VDI-in-a-box Desktop Client pre-installed. With a zero-install simply plug in the thin client and the Kaviza login screen appears. Changes are auto-propagated to each 10ZiG thin client through the self-updating Kaviza Desktop Client, simplifying management of the virtual units.

In addition to the new RBT-682v thin client, all of the 10ZiG V-Series Thin Clients offer the Kaviza VDI-in-a-box integration for customers looking for alternative hardware options.

The award-winning Kaviza VDI-in-a-box with Citrix HDX is a software appliance designed specifically for SMEs to fit departmental budgets and desktop IT expertise. Kaviza uses a plug-and-play architecture that scales on commodity servers without requiring shared storage, and provides built-in high-availability. Kaviza’s all-in-one design simplifies virtual desktop administration – dynamic desktop provisioning, load balancing, connection brokering, user provisioning, and high-availability are automatically handled. Desktop IT can simply administer Kaviza through an intuitive point-and-click interface. Kaviza delivers optimized rich high-definition user experience with Citrix HDX.

10ZiG RBT-682v Thin Client/Kaviza bundle is available for purchase through Authorized 10ZiG and Kaviza Resellers. For a no-obligation trial or for more information contact

About 10ZiG Technology

10ZiG Technology (10zig.de), formerly BOSaNOVA, Inc., is a privately held company headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. The company is principally engaged in the design and development of security solutions, thin clients and network appliances. The company’s solutions include a highly refined user interface, remote management software, and performance optimization. The company’s products are sold through a worldwide network of IBM and CITRIX Business Partners. Industry affiliations include membership in IBM's PartnerWorld for Developers, Citrix Global Alliance Partner Program, VMware Partner Program, Parallels Partner Program and the Microsoft Partner Program. For more information, visit 10zig.de.

About Kaviza

Kaviza’s (www.kaviza.com) award-winning VDI-in-a-Box™— the industry’s first and only affordable turnkey virtual desktop solution designed specifically for desktop budgets, desktop IT, and desktop user needs—employs patent-pending grid architecture to lower costs and eliminate the need for expensive infrastructure. Kaviza VDI-in-a-box has been recognized as “Best of Synergy 2010” for its Business Efficiency, “Cool Vendor in Client Computing 2010” by Gartner, “Product to Watch 2010” by eWeek, and won the “Innovation Award 2010” by Network Products magazine. Kaviza was founded in 2009 by virtualization and VDI veterans from HP and IBM to create the next generation VDI that is simple and affordable. Kaviza is headquartered in Cupertino, California. For more information, contact: kaviza.com.

Contact us at 866-865-5250 or info@10ZiG.com for a free 30-day trial or for more information.