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TMCNet:  Devon IT Announces VDI Blaster PC Thin Client Repurposing Software Now Orderable from Lenovo

[March 03, 2014]

Devon IT Announces VDI Blaster PC Thin Client Repurposing Software Now Orderable from Lenovo

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. --(Business Wire)--

Devon IT today announced its VDI Blaster PC repurposing software solutions is available through Lenovo (News - Alert). VDI Blaster is designed to provide IT administrators a simplified and consistent way to repurpose PCs and then cost-effectively manage them as thin client across their hosted or virtualized desktop environment. VDI Blaster is now orderable as a part of Lenovo's overall thin client end-to-end solutions with part number 4ZR0D71083.

"We are committed to providing industry-leading and cost-effective thin client technology for users and organizations of all sizes," explained Joe Makoid, President, Devon IT. "VDI Blaster is designed to provide a cost-effective approach to transitioning from desktop PCs to a thin client-based server-centric computing environment."

VDI Blaster

Devon IT's VDI Blaster software suite gives new life to existing PCs by converting them into thin-client terminals. VDI Blaster converts aging enterprise PCs into secure, managed desktop appliances, enables organizations of all sizes to realize benefits of thin client computing, and extends capital investment in PCs. For companies and organizations looking to maximize the life of existing personal computers, VDI Blaster offers the benefits of a thin client at a fraction of the price of a new PC desktop.

Benefits of VDI Blaster are many:

  • Repurposes existing PCs into thin clients
  • Centralizes desktop management
  • Creates the ability to run current Windows OS and applications
  • Minimizes risk of switching to virtualized architecture
  • PC can be returned to its previous state
  • When PC reaches end of life, a simple plug-and-play replacement to a thin client
  • Vendor independent thin client OS and manager for any thin client and PC
  • Devon VDI Blaster will connect thin clients to Microsoft (News - Alert) Terminal Services, shared services, and virtual desktops from Citrix or VMware

Devon Thin Client Software

Devon's software running on PCs repurposed with VDI Blaster, includes the DeTOS operating system and the Echo management suite. These enable IT managers to easily create, deploy and manage their virtual desktop infrastructure. VDI is complex and therefore requires a holistic management framework to orchestrate the many components required for successful virtual desktop delivery and management. Devon's suite of software streamlines and simplifies desktop virtualization deployments, enabling IT organizations to gain greater management and control, ensure data and asset security, deliver a superior end-user experience, and provide enterprise business continuity and cost reductions.

In addition to Windows XP PCs, VDI Blaster can be used to upgrade and manage:

  • Dell (News - Alert)/Wyse C series, D series, R series, T series and Z series thin clients
  • HP t series thin clients
  • Other manufacturers' thin clients

Pricing and Availability

To contact Devon IT for all things related to thin client computing and virtual desktops, including the VDI Blaster with Lenovo part number 4ZR0D71083, email info@devonit.com or call (610) 757-4220 or toll-free at (888) 524-9382. For more information about Devon IT DeTOS(TM), and Echo(TM) please visit www.devonit.com/software. Follow Devon IT on Twitter (News - Alert) @DevonIT.

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™, 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 London, Shanghai and Bangalore. Read Devon IT's technical blog, "Thin Tank," at http://www.devonit.com/blog.

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