Devon IT Selected By Acer As Software Provider For Its New Line Of Thin Client Solutions

Devon IT, an information technology company specializing in thin client solutions, announced today that it has been selected by Acer to deliver software for its new thin client line. Devon IT is in booth #222 at VMworld 2012 in San Francisco, California.

Devon IT has a long track record serving organizations of all sizes worldwide with its thin client solutions, including many of the world’s largest financial, healthcare, manufacturing and retail companies as well as schools and universities.

The new Acer Veriton N Series of thin clients will leverage the intuitive Devon IT Terminal Operating System (DeTOS), Microsoft Windows Embedded operating system (WES) and Devon IT’s premier Echo™ Thin Client Management software, which makes creating and maintaining remote desktop connections and terminal settings from one central location simple. Copying settings and profiles and updating system images are a few of the many useful tools this software gives administrators of virtual environments.

“Acer is a proven leader in technology and a computing giant, and when a company as renowned as Acer takes a major step in driving virtual desktop solutions and technology, it bodes well for the entire industry. Devon IT has been committed to working with technology partners to drive the virtual desktop computing market. We are ecstatic to offer our DeTOS operating system and Echo Thin Client Management Software suite on Acer’s thin clients. We look forward to working with Acer to continue the momentum towards cloud computing, centralized IT management and across-the-board virtual desktop efforts.”

– Joe Makoid, president of Devon IT

“Devon IT has been instrumental in significant advancements made in the thin client arena over the last decade. Acer’s history of bringing innovative hardware solutions to the commercial market coupled with Devon IT’s expertise in virtualization software, comprise what we think is a winning match. From customers running basic productivity applications to enterprise firms running graphics intensive systems, Acer’s new thin clients will help organizations of all sizes to meet the challenge of shrinking budgets by simplifying IT while simultaneously increasing security, reliability and manageability.”

– Michael O’Beirne, Acer Senior Director, Commercial Product Marketing

Partner Quotes

“The combination of Acer’s desktop strengths with Devon IT’s thin client software expertise will continue the companies’ trail-blazing efforts in virtual desktop infrastructure. Supported by the full high-definition capabilities of a Citrix HDX Ready SoC and XenDesktop, we expect Acer’s new devices to help continue the adoption of desktop virtualization solutions in businesses and organizations of all sizes.”

– Chris Fleck, Vice President of Mobility Solutions and Alliances at Citrix

“Acer’s Windows Server RemoteFX-certified thin clients will offer customers the benefits of a full-fidelity user experience when they use Microsoft Remote Desktop Services infrastructure. By offering these RemoteFX-enabled thin clients, Acer and Devon IT are underscoring their commitment to provide customers with optimum hardware-accelerated graphics experiences in their VDI environments.”

– Dean Paron, Principal Group Program Manager, Windows Server and Virtualization, at Microsoft Corp

“We look forward to working with Acer and Devon IT to accelerate the adoption of VDI solutions. VMware’s customers want rich, personalized virtual desktops that are available 24/7 from different locations and devices, and the new Acer devices running Devon IT software together with VMware View™ will help broaden their options while offering the latest benefits of VDI computing.”

– Vittorio Viarengo, Vice President, End User Computing, VMware

“The new Acer Veriton N2110G Series thin clients featuring the AMD Embedded G-Series T56N APU with AMD Radeon HD 6320 graphics are capable of handling significant display updates up to hundreds of megapixels per second. Coupled with the latest high-quality remote access protocols from Citrix, VMware and Microsoft, the Veriton N2110G provides an excellent experience for demanding users who require multi-monitor support and high-definition multimedia performance capabilities.”

– Richard Jaenicke, Director, AMD Embedded Products Group

“The new Acer Veriton N2010G Series delivers the high-performance, low-power benefits of TI’s leading-edge DM8148 processor. With the DM8148 processor at its heart, this next-generation Acer thin client offers users advanced video and display capabilities, along with a dedicated VDI co-processor. We look forward to the success of this product series in the thin client space.”

– Kim Devlin-Allen, business manager for Texas Instruments Incorporated’s (TI) thin client business

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