Devon IT Announces Citrix HDX Ready Thin Client to Enhance Virtual Desktop Performance

Devon IT, Inc., a leading thin client hardware and software provider, today announced the availability of its Citrix HDX Ready™ thin client model, the TC5X, further enhancing the user experiences of virtual desktops. More information can be found here.

HDX technology in Citrix XenDesktop™ delivers a high-definition user experience of virtual desktops and applications. The Citrix HDX Ready designation is reserved for thin client devices like the TC5X that have been verified to work with HDX technology in both XenDesktop and Citrix XenApp™.

“Devon IT continues to advance the capabilities of virtual desktop computing with the TC5X thin client. Coupled with HDX technology in XenDesktop, the TC5X provides an excellent experience for demanding users who require multi-monitor support, high-definition video and use high throughput devices such as VOIP headsets.  Working together XenDesktop and the Citrix HDX Ready TC5X deliver a high-definition user experience and expand the ability of companies and organizations to offer virtual desktops to a wide variety of users.”

– John Fanelli, vice president, community and solutions marketing at Citrix

“HDX technology in XenDesktop is again delivering optimal  user experience for virtual desktops, and this time playing a vital role in the adoption of alternatives to PC computing models. HDX allows seamless multimedia, plug-and-play access to USB and other peripherals, high-performance graphics, VOIP, and other key media imperative for business functionality. We are proud that our technology has grown with Citrix and that the TC5X can advance side-by-side with XenDesktop to enhance the experience for thin client users.”

– Stephane Verdy, Devon IT’s CTO

The TC5 was the first thin client generally available with the powerful Intel® Atom™ n270 1.6GHz dual threaded processor capable of dual-DVI displays with a minimum desktop footprint. The TC5X is Energy Star Certified, with very low power consumption, and is now available with the updated Windows Embedded Standard 2009 OS with support for XenApp and XenDesktop.

Devon IT engineers are available for technical demonstrations of VDI Blasters and informational webinars for the media, and are available to comment on all topics relating to thin clients, alternative desktop solutions, desktop and server virtualization, and cloud computing. More information about the company’s hardware and software solutions are available at www.devonit.com.

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