Category Archives: IGEL

IGEL adds to executive team to leverage triple digit North American growth

IGEL North America The increase in big deals bringing in larger customers is a key reason behind the appointment of Brad Richards as IGEL’s first Chief Customer Officer. At the Microsoft Inspire event where they are in attendance this week, IGEL announced extremely strong triple digit growth over the past year. They are also emphasizing that they are capitalizing on this surge with the addition of multiple net-new additions to the executive team to further drive growth, especially around the major public clouds. “When I considered taking this job three years ago, people told me not to,” said Jed Ayres, who joined German-headquartered  IGEL in the spring of 2016 as… Read More »

Falkirk Council Introduces VDI and IGEL to Deliver Workplace Flexibility

IGEL today announced that Falkirk Council has implemented virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to provide workplace flexibility and mobility for over 2,000 staff and to enable it to assess and rationalise its whole office estate to make better use of its building assets. Falkirk Council Introduces VDI and IGEL to Deliver Workplace Flexibility and Mobility for Over 2,000 Staff …£250,000 per annum saved as a rolling desktop PC replacement programme isn’t required… Reading, UK. March 27, 2019 – IGEL, a world leader in software-defined endpoint optimisation and control solutions for the secure enterprise, today announced that Falkirk Council has implemented virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to provide workplace flexibility and mobility for over 2,000 staff and to… Read More »

IGEL Cloud Workspace Endpoint Management with IGEL OS 11

IGEL, a world leader in software-defined endpoint optimisation and control solutions for the secure enterprise, today launched the IGEL Workspace Edition. Powered by the IGEL OS 11 operating system, the IGEL Workspace Edition demonstrates, once again, that IGEL is leading the industry in its software-first approach and ability to standardise, manage and secure any complex end user computing ecosystem. IGEL Revolutionises Cloud Workspace Endpoint Management with IGEL OS 11  Flexible software licensing options de-couple the hardware from the software, making it easier and more cost-effective than ever to sell, manage, and support IGEL’s software-defined endpoint solutions Reading, UK. Jan. 24, 2019 – IGEL, a world leader in software-defined endpoint optimisation and control… Read More »

IGEL recognised as the fastest growing thin client provider in the U.S.

IGEL recognised as fastest growing thin client provider in U.S. Leading Analyst Firm Reports on IGEL’s Rising Thin Client Hardware Market Position and Innovative Software Differentiation Reading, UK, May 8, 2018 – IGEL, a world leader in endpoint management software for the secure enterprise, today announced that it has risen, in terms of market share, to the third-largest thin client provider in the U.S., according to the IDC Quarterly Enterprise Client Device Tracker 2017Q4[1]. Data from the IDC Quarterly Enterprise Client Device Tracker 2017Q4 was included in the recent IDC Topline report, “Thin Clients as Attractive Solutions for Cost-Effective, Secure Endpoint Management,” which was sponsored by IGEL[2]. The report, authored by IDC Research… Read More »

IGEL Expands Portfolio of Virtualisation-Optimised Endpoints

IGEL Expands Portfolio of Virtualisation-Optimised Endpoints Featuring an advanced AMD processor, a high-end AMD Radeon™ graphics card and twice the memory capacity, the new UD7 Universal Desktop is also the only thin client solution to offer multi-monitor support for 4K displays at 60Hz Reading, UK. April 18, 2018 – IGEL, a world leader in endpoint management software for the secure enterprise, today announced the expansion of its portfolio of virtualisation-optimised endpoints to include the new IGEL UD7. Part of IGEL’s family of Universal Desktop™software-defined thin clients, the IGEL UD7 is designed for end-user computing (EUC) environments where high-performance and access to multiple, high-quality displays is required, such as video production and CAD design suites,… Read More »

Lincoln College Group converts to IGEL

Summary: The Lincoln College Group has switched its aging desktop PCs and laptops for IGEL thin client devices to transform the student computing experience, improve security and slash management time and costs. Lincoln College Group converts to IGEL to transform student computing experience   Reading, UK. March 28th, 2018 – The Lincoln College Group has switched its aging desktop PCs and laptops for IGEL thin client devices to transform the student computing experience, improve security and slash management time and costs. The college group is one of the largest education, training and apprenticeship providers in the region, with around 9,000 students. The College is based over three sites, with its main campus in Lincoln… Read More »

Christmas doesn’t have to be Crisis with the Aimar Foundation and IGEL

Christmas doesn’t have to be Crisis with the Aimar Foundation and IGEL Reading UK. December 21, 2017 – IGEL, a world leader in endpoint management software for the secure enterprise, today announced that Crisis, the UK national charity for single homeless people, is using its thin client terminals as part of the technology solution provided at nine Crisis at Christmas locations in London, its operational centre as well locations in Birmingham, Coventry, Newcastle and Edinburgh. It is expected that around 4,700 homeless guests will be supported by the charity this year during the nine-day festive and New Year period. The IGEL equipment is part of a total IT package provided to Crisis at… Read More »

IGEL Extends Skype for Business Support to VMware Horizon Virtual Desktops

IGEL Extends Skype for Business Support to VMware Horizon Virtual Desktops The popular business communication platform’s high-definition audio and video conferencing capabilities are now available on IGEL OSTM-powered IGEL Universal Desktop™ thin clients configured for VMware Horizon® Client 4.6 READING, UK. Dec. 7, 2017 – IGEL, a world leader in endpoint management software for the secure enterprise, today announced that it has optimised the IGEL OS, adding support for Skype® for Business to IGEL UD6 and UD9 series Universal Desktop (UD) thin clients, and IGEL UD Pocket micro thin clients configured with VMware Horizon Client 4.6. Demand for high-definition audio and video conferencing capabilities is on the rise. According to No Jitter’s Second… Read More »

IGEL wins Digitalisation Innovation of the Year for UD Pocket

IGEL wins Digitalisation Innovation of the Year for UD Pocket at SVC Awards UD Pocket provides mobile workers with access to their desktop from any device. Reading, UK. November 30th, 2017 – IGEL, a world leader in endpoint management software for the secure enterprise, has won the Digitalisation Innovation of the Year award for its UD Pocket micro thin client solution at the SVC Awards in London, UK.  The award was voted for by readers of publications such as Digitalisation World, Datacenter Solutions, Storage Virtualisation and Cloud. The SVC Awards reward the products, projects and services, as well as the companies and teams, operating in the cloud, storage and digitalisation sectors. Other winners… Read More »

IGEL’s DISRUPT forum brings together technology thought leaders

IGEL’s DISRUPT forum brings together technology thought leaders to address the latest challenges in End User Computing  Register to see the latest End User Computing innovations, hear from industry experts and leading solutions providers or attend technical boot camps  Reading, UK. November 27th, 2017 – IGEL, a world leader in endpoint management software for the secure enterprise, today announced plans for its DISRUPT end user computing forum in Bremen, Germany, running from January 17-19th, 2018. DISRUPT will bring together technology thought leaders to discuss the latest innovations in end user computing and workspace management, demonstrate the latest solutions and provide technical training. Registration is open now.  “Virtual Desktop Infrastructures and End User Computing innovations are creating… Read More »

IGEL UMS Enhanced Universal Management Suite®; Adds Asset Inventory Tracking Capabilities

Updated management software provides IT organisations with visibility into USB and Bluetooth assets connected to IGEL OS-powered endpoints; offers a migration path to third-party asset management tools   Reading, UK. Aug. 31, 2017 – IGEL, a world leader in endpoint management software for the secure enterprise, announced today that it has updated the IGEL Universal Management Suite® (UMS) to include Asset Inventory Tracker (AIT) capabilities.   “By integrating the Asset Inventory Tracker into the IGEL UMS, IT organisations can now gain a clear view of all peripheral devices connected to their IGEL OS-powered endpoints,” said Ainsley Brooks, IGEL’s UK & Ireland country manager. “This feature is especially important in the healthcare, retail and… Read More »

IGEL UD Pocket to Revolutionise Endpoint Management for Apple® Mac Computers

For the first time, IT organisations can now convert most 64-bit, x86-based Apple Mac computers into an IGEL OS-powered endpoint via the micro thin client solution Reading, UK. Aug. 30, 2017 – IGEL, a world leader in endpoint management software for the secure enterprise, today announced that it is extending the capabilities of the IGEL UD Pocket™, and for the first time providing IT organisations with a smart, simple and secure way to leverage the IGEL OS on their users’ Apple® Mac computers. First introduced in December 2016, the IGEL UD Pocket is a flexible and cost-effective out-of-the-box micro thin client solution designed to improve the security of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives in… Read More »

Iris Hatzenbichler’s new marketing director EMEA at IGEL Technology

Der Endpoint-Management-Spezialist setzt für seine europäischen Marketing-Aktivitäten auf die über 16-jährige Erfahrung von Iris Hatzenbichler, die zuvor bereits für namhafte Software-Unternehmen erfolgreich war.   Bremen, 16. Mai 2017 – Iris Hatzenbichler ist neue Marketingdirektorin EMEA bei IGEL Technology. Ab sofort verantwortet sie in dieser Position die gesamten Marketing-Aktivitäten des Unternehmens für Europa. Auf Basis ihrer jahrelangen Erfahrung in der Kommunikation für Software-Unternehmen wird Hatzenbichler bei IGEL die Schärfung der Markenbotschaft ins Zentrum ihrer Tätigkeit rücken. Zuvor war sie für den Software-defined Storage-Anbieter Falconstor sowie für DataCore Software in leitenden Markting-Funktionen tätig. Iris Hatzenbichler ist seit über 16 Jahren in der IT tätig. Zuletzt leitete sie die EMEA Marketing-Aktivitäten von FalconStor Software.… Read More »

IGEL Introduces Micro Thin Client

Ideal for VDI environments, the IGEL UD Pocket features a dual-boot system that turns compatible USB-bootable form factors into an IGEL Linux 10-powered endpoint, without overwriting the local OS Reading, Dec. 6, 2016 – IGEL Technology, a world leader in the delivery of powerful endpoint management software, IGEL™ Linux-powered thin clients, zero clients and all-in-one thin client solutions, today announced the introduction of the IGEL UD Pocket, a flexible and cost-effective out-of-the-box micro thin client solution that is designed to improve the security of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives in organizations with remote or mobile workforces. Built to provide on-demand access to virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environments, the IGEL UD Pocket offers… Read More »

IGEL Offers Free Preview Release of IGEL Linux 10

Delivering New Performance, Security and Device Compatibility, IGEL Linux 10 is Available as a “Sneak Preview” through Nov. 30, 2016 Reading UK. Nov. 2, 2016 – IGEL, a world leader in the delivery of powerful workspace management software, IGEL™ Linux-powered thin clients, zero clients and all-in-one thin client solutions, today announced availability of a preview release of the IGEL Linux 10 operating system (OS). The preview release, offered as a free trial until Nov. 30, 2016, is available for download with a test version of the next-generation IGEL Universal Desktop Converter 3 (UDC3). “IGEL Linux 10 is changing the game for thin client technology,” said Simon Richards, Managing Director for… Read More »

Digital Workspace Management: Experton Group draws IGEL Technology as a Rising Star

“IGEL thin client is well positioned in the German SME with a very flexible solution for the Digital Workspace.” This is the conclusion a recently announced investigation Experton Group. In the “Digital Workspace Vendor Benchmark 2017” examines the consulting firm in the growing importance of the digital workspace. IGEL could convince this with its “flexible thin client solution for Digital Workspace Management”. In the field of “Digital Worksapce Management Solutions” 13 providers were considered as a whole, of which IGEL was named Rising Star. Thus, the Bremen-based company is considered the leading candidate to ascend the future by Product Challenger in the group known as Leader. For the IGEL award… Read More »

Thin Client Alliance – IGEL and Samsung Thin Client Displays

IGEL Technology, a world leader in the delivery of powerful workspace management software, software-defined thin clients, and thin and zero client solutions, announced that it recently formed an alliance with Samsung Electronics. IGEL Technology Powers Samsung Electronics’ TC-L Series Thin Client Displays  Industry-leading Linux-based OS and Universal Management Suite (UMS5) deliver efficiency, security and automated remote endpoint management for the Samsung TC222L and TC242L cloud displays LONDON, July 27, 2016 – IGEL Technology, a world leader in the delivery of powerful workspace management software, software-defined thin clients, and thin and zero client solutions, announced that it recently formed an alliance with Samsung Electronics. As part of the agreement, IGEL Linux… Read More »

IGEL Supports Windows® 10 Devices in Unified Management Agent

IGEL Technology Adds Support for Windows® 10 Devices to Unified Management Agent An extension of IGEL’s industry-leading Thin Client Universal Management Suite (UMS), the software provides secure and centralized management of Microsoft® Windows 10 mobile and desktop workspaces Reading, UK. May 26, 2016 – IGEL Technology, a world leader in the development of powerful workspace management software, software-defined thin clients, and thin and zero client solutions, today announced that the IGEL Unified Management Agent (UMA), first introduced in November 2015, now supports Microsoft Windows 10 mobile and desktop workspaces. “Managing an organisation’s endpoints and executing software updates and patch management for notebook computers and desktop workstations can be time consuming,… Read More »

Improved IGEL’s UD9 all-in-one thin client is now a compact powerhouse with quad-core processor

IGEL Technology has upgraded its UD9 all-in-one thin client with a powerful Intel Celeron J1900 quad-core processor with a speed of up to 2.42 GHz for quick access to virtual desktop infrastructures (VDI) as well as multimedia and web applications. The 21.5 inch widescreen thin client will effortlessly meet modern demands for desktop computing Reading, UK. 13 April 2016 – IGEL Technology has upgraded its UD9 all-in-one thin client with a powerful Intel Celeron J1900 quad-core processor with a speed of up to 2.42 GHz for quick access to virtual desktop infrastructures (VDI) as well as multimedia and web applications. The CPU will be backed by 2GB of main memory… Read More »

Thin Client – IGEL Tech Channel Videos

The German thin client market leader IGEL’s service offering for customers and partners continues: Starting today offers “IGEL Techchannel” accumulated knowledge about solutions and products in the field of IGEL Managed Workspace. Each week the channel grows to a new video and upload [email protected] an interaction. [Translated] Bremen March 2, 2016 – The IGEL solution portfolio continues to grow. In addition to the market-leading hardware palette builds IGEL its expertise as a managed workspace provider with new software products further. Is mainly generated the success of numerous service offerings, ranging from pre-sales support, through training up to the knowledgebase IGEL eDocs. Starting today enriches another element the IGEL service world:… Read More »

Thin Client – IGEL & Advantech Team Up

IGEL and DLoG: Technology partnership brings Linux thin client operating system on logistics terminals of the latest generation The German thin client market leader IGEL Technology and Advantech-DLoG, a specialist in industrial PC and vehicle terminal solutions, raise their cooperation to the next level: At LogiMAT in Stuttgart DLoG presents its new industrial PC series DLT V72, which will be available with the slim IGEL Linux operating system. Bremen, Germering February 22, 2016 – Software expertise meets proven hardware expertise: IGEL Technology and Advantech-DLoG, a leading global provider of rugged industrial PC solutions for logistics, large machinery and industrial manufacturing, pooling their expertise in a ongoing technology partnership. The collaboration… Read More »

IGEL Thin Client Now Quad Processor (AMD)

The thin client’s AMD quad core processor offers even better performance for demanding multimedia knowledge workers and supports 4K displays Reading, UK. 15th February 2016 – With a major hardware update, IGEL Technology is improving the performance of its UD3 thin and IZ3 zero clients. The IGEL devices will feature an AMD quad core processor from the Embedded G range (codename “Steppe Eagle”) with 1.2 – 1.6 GHz that will offer even more efficient access to virtual desktops and applications from Citrix, VMware and Microsoft. The new CPU will be backed by 2GB of DDR3L RAM memory for demanding multitask applications. The IGEL UD3’s slim housing will remain unchanged, apart… Read More »

Thin Client – 2016 will be the year of the Management Workspace

The 2016 challenge IT managers: For the digital transformation or industry 4.0 they must on the one hand provide operative relief. On the other hand the maintenance rises during operation because workstation PCs stay longer in use. With a suitable workspace management strategy this paradox can be dissolve. Bremen 14 January 2016 – IGEL Technology takes the issue of managed workspace in the new year, significant attention and is expanding its portfolio of solutions to this effect consistently. IT managers in companies and authorities would be so relieved in favor of strategic and complex projects within the digital transformation. These transfers IGEL decades of know-how in the management of Thin,… Read More »

IGEL UDC2 now converts enterprise-class Dell Wyse thin clients

IGEL UDC2 simplifies remote management of business desktops and assists migration to VDI environment Reading, UK. December 1, 2015 – The latest updates to IGEL’s Universal Desktop Converter 2 solution now allows businesses to convert Dell Wyse thin clients from the 5000 and 7000 series into standardized IGEL desktops, with all the remote management benefits of a unified workspace. IGEL’s UDC2 standardizes the operating systems used by thin clients, PCs, and notebooks, turning them into IGEL-like devices that can then be more effectively remote managed using IGEL’s sector-leading Universal Management Suite (UMS) software, which comes as standard with the UDC2 license.  The latest version of the UDC2 with IGEL Linux… Read More »

Thin Client – IGEL presents the Unified Management Agent

With the help of the Unified Management Agent (UMA), any end devices with the Windows 7 operating system can be remotely managed in a standardized manner using the sector-leading IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS). Reading, UK. 09 November 2015 – IGEL Technology is entering the market for workspace management with its new Unified Management Agent (UMA) software product launched today. Designed for all users of Windows 7-based VDI client systems, the Unified Management Agent is aimed at three main user groups: users of desktops and notebooks with the Windows 7 operating system, customers with Windows Embedded Standard 7-based thin clients who are looking for a comprehensive management solution and IGEL… Read More »

Thin Client – Central IT management made easy: The IGEL Management Interface

The IGEL Management Interface (IMI) enables integration of the IGEL Universal Management Suite with existing enterprise management systems. In particular, companies with large or distributed client infrastructures benefit from being able to make their workflows even more efficient and further increase IT administration automation. Reading, UK. October 7, 2015 – To accompany the launch of the new Universal Management Suite 5 (UMS 5), IGEL is introducing IMI, a pioneering solution that enables integrated endpoint management using an existing enterprise management system. Customers are able to administer all IGEL thin and zero clients within their IT infrastructure quickly and easily by means of existing systems, such as Microsoft SCCM or IBM… Read More »

Thin Client News – IGEL evolves Workspace Management with UMS 5

The fifth edition of the Universal Management Suite (UMS 5) makes remote management of IGEL clients more efficient and expands the standardized endpoint management system to include devices running Windows 7. This additional functionality (Unified Management Agent) will help IGEL enter the workspace management market above and beyond pure administration of IGEL hardware and software thin clients. In addition, customers can benefit from integrating the UMS into their existing enterprise management system with the new IGEL Management Interface.   Reading, UK. October 7, 2015 – With the new release of the Universal Management Suite 5 (UMS 5), IGEL is further reducing the cost and effort involved in endpoint management for… Read More »

Energy Audit from IGEL

By the end of the year approximately 92,000 companies have to carry out an energy audit in Germany, so it wants the Energy Services Act. But where and how can we effectively save electricity? Often take a look at the work-IT, the centralized and with thin clients much more energy efficient and ecological can operate. Bremen September 28, 2015 – The countdown has begun! Until December 5 companies from 250 employees or more than 50 million euros in sales and more than EUR 43 million annual balance sheet total must check their energy consumption by means of energy audit. Qualified actual analysis aimed at planning of appropriate conservation measures. Away… Read More »

IGEL Citrix HDX Premium certification

### Citrix underlines the efficiency of the high-end models IGEL UD5 and UD6. Both devices meet the requirements of the HDX Premium Policies and recommend itself as a high-performance thin client for the provision of graphics-intensive applications via XenDesktop. ### ### Citrix unterstreicht die Leistungsfähigkeit der IGEL High-End-Modelle UD5 und UD6. Beide Geräte erfüllen die Vorgaben der HDX Premium Richtlinien und empfehlen sich damit als hochperformante Thin Clients für die Bereitstellung grafikintensiver Anwendungen über XenDesktop. ### Thanks virtualized, shared graphics resources (vgpu) can now be an efficient and safe over a thin client also particularly power-hungry jobs in architecture, engineering, planning and design.Virtualisation specialist Citrix provides the HDX 3D Pro… Read More »

Thin client – IGEL adds Cisco VXME to its unified communications portfolio

IGEL adds Cisco VXME to its unified communications portfolio Windows Embedded IGEL thin clients are now compatible with Cisco Virtualization Experience Media Engine (VXME) facilitating the use of voice and video technology in virtual IT environments. Reading, UK. April 16, 2015 – IGEL Technology today announced that its Windows Embedded thin clients are now compatible with Cisco Virtualization Experience Media Engine (VXME), facilitating the use of voice and video technology in virtual IT environments. In conjunction with the unified communication service Cisco Jabber for Windows, IGEL now offers yet another method for holding high-quality audio and video conferences within a virtual desktop environment using thin clients. All IGEL Universal Desktop… Read More »