PRESS RELEASE — CLOUD PARTNERS — Evolve IP (an Elite Sponsor), The Cloud Services Company, today announced that its Desktop as a Service (DaaS) offering has achieved VMware Horizon DaaS Powered status. The award-winning service is part of Evolve IP’s complete suite of virtual desktop services that improve associate productivity while simplifying their deployment and management for IT professionals.
A member of the VMware vCloud Air Network Program, Evolve IP will offer cloud-hosted virtual desktops and applications using the VMware Horizon DaaS Bundle to meet end-user demand for full-featured virtual desktops and applications on any device. With the VMware Horizon DaaS Platform included in the Horizon DaaS Bundle, customers can extend the benefits of the cloud – including scalability, cost-effectiveness, efficiency and security – to the desktop. As the industry’s only virtual desktop deployment model that supports multi-tenancy, the VMware Horizon DaaS Platform makes it easy for service providers like Evolve IP to offer complete virtual desktops and applications to customers in a truly scalable cloud environment.
“Achieving Horizon DaaS Powered status validates our continued dedication to providing our customers with industry-leading desktop virtualization services” said Scott Kinka, chief technology officer, Evolve IP. “We’ve been very successful with our desktop and help desk services over the past few years, but receiving this level of validation directly from VMware demonstrates to our customers and prospects that we’re doing so at a level of sophistication that is helping to lead the industry.”
“More and more businesses are turning to VMware Horizon DaaS Powered service to provide the mobility and flexibility their employees demand with the security, ease and cost-savings that IT requires,” said Jim Aluotto, director, vCloud Air Network Service Provider Business, Americas Region, VMware. “We are pleased that Evolve IP continues to deliver VMware’s unique multi-tenant capabilities for high-performing, secure virtual desktops and applications as part of their cloud solutions.”
Evolve IP sought VMware Horizon DaaS Powered validation in order to demonstrate to the marketplace that Virtual Desktops can be delivered in a quality fashion. Evolve IP’s DaaS offering, coupled with Managed IT and Help Desk services, provides a solution that frees customers from the endless cycle of purchasing, supporting, upgrading and ultimately replacing local PCs by providing a “virtual” workspace that can be accessed from anywhere, at any time, on nearly any device, all for a predictable monthly fee. As a validated provider, Evolve IP provide users a unified platform for its customers, with dedicated virtual desktops and completely secure separation across five levels: meta-data, storage, networking, directory services and compute.
About Evolve IP
One of the nation’s fastest growing cloud service companies, Evolve IP provides organizations with a unified option for cloud services with its Evolve IP OneCloudTM solution. Today, more than 80,000 users in the U.S. and globally depend daily on Evolve IP for virtual data centers /servers, virtual desktops, unified communications, disaster recovery, contact centers, and more. For more information about Evolve IP’s Desktop Services, visit http://www.evolveip.net/virtual-desktop, and for more information about Evolve IP’s suite of cloud services, visit www.EvolveIP.net. For more discussion about how cloud services can improve business, visit Cloud IQ.
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