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Publish Date : 2009/12/22

Leadtek Announces VMware Ready™ Certification of PC-over-IP® Zero Client for VMware View™ 4


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Taipei, Taiwan, Dec 22, 2009-Leadtek Research Inc., known globally for extreme visual graphics technology development, is pleased to announce that its WinFast VP200 P PC-over-IP (PCoIP®) zero client has achieved VMware Ready certification for VMware'sView 4.0 desktop virtualization product.. The VP200 P is now included on the VMware Hardware Compatibility Guide, ensuring Leadtek customers enjoy the best VMware View experience possible.

WinFast VP200 P PCoIP zero clients ensure data security and provide simplified IT management, by eliminating the need for updating and managing operating systems on the user's desk. Traditional desktop environments handle computing resources locally at the desktop, increasing the chance for corporate data leakage, whereas, stateless PCoIP hardware zero clients enable all computing resources to be consolidated in the data center, enhancing enterprise data management and security. The WinFast VP200 P zero clients and VMware View 4 solution provides users with a rich desktop PC experience while IT managers benefit from low operational cost, increased end-point security, and future-proof desktop scalability.

The VMware Ready program enables customers to quickly identify VMware partner products and solutions that are optimized for VMware environments. Customers will look for the VMware Ready logo when assessing which VMware partner products are the best fit for the immediate needs of their virtual desktop infrastructure. The PCoIP technology enables the true zero client solution that can support any user type from task worker and mainstream office workers to extreme workstation/visualization application users.

Key benefits of PCoIP zero clients include:

  • Support any user, all 2D/3D graphics, multimedia
  • Support for LAN or long distance WAN network connections
  • Lowest operational cost
  • Maximum end-point security
  • Flexibility – RDP and PCoIP protocol
  • Integrated VMware View 4 Client interface

“The combination of PCoIP hardware zero clients with VMware View 4 provides Leadtek customers with the flexibility they need to deploy end-to-end solutions to meet a broad range of users and applications,” said Dan Cordingley, president and CEO, Teradici Corporation.

"VMware support for the PC-over-IP protocol provides tremendous value for customers looking to extend the capabilities of virtual desktops throughout the enterprise," said KS Lu, CEO at Leadtek. "Leadtek is working closely with both Teradici and VMware to offer customers a remote computing solution that includes WinFast VP200 PCoIP zero clients and VMware View to deliver an uncompromised user experience, improved scalability, and ultimate security.”

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Catherine Chen
Tel:+886 2 8226 5800 #315
Fax:+886 2 8226 5801
e-mail: catherine_chen @leadtek.com.tw

About Leadtek Research Inc.
Founded in 1986, Leadtek Research Inc. is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan with overseas subsidiaries in China and Japan. There are four Business Units: Computer Multimedia, Wireless Communication, Audio/Video Communication and TeleCare. They are focused on, respectively, the design and manufacture of 3D graphics, PCTV solutions, GPS module and navigation devices, Bluetooth-enabled products, Multimedia and Audio/Video Communications and Bio-technology. Each unit provides integrated systems and total customer solutions that drive the company's revenue. Living up to its reputation for reliability, quality and performance based on unrelenting R&D, Leadtek continues to stir the market's imagination, turning new dreams into digital reality with ever more original hi-tech products forged in its laboratories of cutting edge technology. For more information, please visit www.leadtek.com