|[February 14, 2014]
Acer and Devon IT Reduce Thin Client Costs with Free Bundled Echo Management Software
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. --(Business Wire)--
Devon IT, Inc. and Acer (News - Alert), in addition to offering significant pricing
advantages through current promotions, are continuing to offer Devon
IT's Echo Thin Client Management software platform that centrally
manages thin client virtual desktops at no additional costs.
Devon IT's Echo management software is included free of cost with all Acer thin clients. Source (News - Alert): Devon IT.
"Devon IT Echo is the premier tool for managing heterogeneous desktop
environments," says Joe Makoid, president, Devon IT. "We continually
collaborate with the most progressive users of virtual desktops, along
with leading industry VDI companies such as Acer, to enhance a
management platform that is easy to use, powerful, and flexible. Taking
out upfront management costs is an essential way to help companies
achieve real TCO reductions in their hosted and virtual desktop
Devon IT EchoThin Client Management Software combines thin client
management capabilities with connection management features. Whether
overseeing complex, large scale hosted-desktop deployments or managing a
small group of thin client terminals, IT personnel use Devon IT Echo™ to
manage multiple desktops through one central appliance.
Devon IT EchoThin Client Management Software is used to manage:
Next-generation thin clients running Windows Embedded Standard 7
(WES7) or Devon Terminal Operating System (DeTOS), including the Acer
N2110G, N2620G and N2010G thin clients.
Hosted desktop environments using Citrix, Microsoft (News - Alert), or VMware
Features of Devon IT's Echo include:
User Groups and Profiles - Echo allows system administrators to design
customized system profiles that incorporate the programs, settings,
and connection types available to their users. Using these profiles,
evry user group receives a desktop experience uniquely tailored to
Remote Application - With the Echo thin client management console, new
configurations, settings, profiles, and updates can be remotely pushed
down to units without ever requiring the administrator to touch the
terminals. Any changes made can be instantly applied or applied upon
the next system reboot, depending on preference.
Real-Time Monitoring - Echo is in constant contact with all of the
devices it is managing. Administrators can view the current status of
any terminal and review event logs at any time. Additionally, Echo
automatically detects any new device directed to the server, making
large deployments a breeze.
Browser Based Interface - Echo is operated through any internet
browser that can connect to the Echo server, allowing administrators
to easily access the management platform from anywhere with an
Software Packages - IT personnel are able to apply customized software
packages through the management console. This gives administrators
greater freedom in making the user experience as streamlined as
possible through easily applied updates and software additions.
"Devon IT Echo software is designed to provide IT administrators with a
simplified, consistent way to cost-effectively manage hosted or
virtualized desktops," explained Ian Geiser, CTO, Devon IT. "During a
time in which the major desktop and server manufacturers are expanding
their virtual desktop offerings, improving upon our intuitive management
platform is of the utmost importance, and we are committed to supporting
the advancement of our industry and responding to our customers' needs."
Echo is available with all thin client solutions available from Acer.
For more information about Devon IT's software running on Acer thin
clients, or to arrange for a proof-of-concept, either email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 610-757-4220 / toll-free 888-524-9382. Information is also
available at www.devonit.com.
About Devon IT
Devon IT, Inc. (www.devonit.com)
is a leading information technology company that offers thin client
software, hardware, and virtual desktop solutions. Devon IT's products
offer users in various industries and environments greater IT security,
enhanced manageability, improved reliability, and lower costs. Devon IT
is also the creator of patent pending VDI Blaster™ (www.vdiblaster.com),
a software suite that transforms PCs with hard drives into virtual
desktops and the innovators of the SafeBook® thin client notebook. The
company is headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania with offices
in the UK, Shanghai and Bangalore. Read Devon IT's technical blog, "Thin
Tank," at http://www.devonit.com/blog.
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trademarks of their respective holders.
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