The company, which offers an alternative approach to thin client or traditional-based desktop deployments, originally only supported VMware virtualization technology. But last October the company added support for Microsoft Hyper-V, and now with Pano System 4.0, Pano Logic has reached the virtual trifecta, adding support for Citrix and extending its desktop virtualization solution across all three major virtualization platforms.
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The company said Pano System 4 is the only desktop virtualization solution available that can support Citrix XenDesktop, Microsoft Hyper-V, and VMware vSphere/View interchangeably, and interoperate with each platform's management systems.
"The consumerization of IT is becoming a powerful catalyst for desktop virtualization, and as network technology matures and security vendors catch up, cloud computing can finally deliver upon its promise to the desktop," said John Kish, CEO of Pano Logic. "This new paradigm requires a desktop architecture that works independently of the underlying hypervisor infrastructure and is interoperable with any management system. That is what we are giving customers today with Pano System 4."
The Pano System includes everything needed to deploy a virtual desktop solution on top of a Citrix, Microsoft, or VMware virtualization platform, including the company's eye-catching Pano Zero Client (now available in matte black in addition to its original silver finish) and its hypervisor-independent Pano Manager front end and connection broker software that helps provision, deploy, monitor, and control virtual desktops.
In addition to extending its virtualization platform support to Citrix, Pano Logic's new Pano System 4.0 solution includes other important updates.