SAN FRANCISCO, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- IGEL, provider of a next-gen edge OS for cloud workspaces, today announced CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named IGEL to its 2019 Mobility 100 list in the "Coolest Mobile Hardware Companies" category. This list recognizes the top technology suppliers bringing to market innovative mobile products and services.
The Mobility 100 list is selected by a panel of CRN editors to help solution providers easily navigate the mobile landscape and identify the vendor offerings that best fit their customers' needs. To aid in selection, the list is divided into four categories: Mobile Hardware, Mobile Security and Device Management, Mobile Software and Services, and Mobile App Development Platforms.
"As flexible work environments continue to evolve, equipping a mobile workforce with reliable, secure connections is of utmost importance," said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. "The vendors on CRN's 2019 Mobility 100 list have developed innovative services and solutions that allow companies the freedom of mobility while protecting against outside threats."
A 100% channel organization, IGEL is being recognized as part of the 2019 Mobility 100 list with the innovative IGEL UD Pocket. This groundbreaking micro thin client device leverages IGEL Workspace Edition, a feature-rich software solution that enables organizations to repurpose existing hardware by converting nearly any compatible x86 device with all essential features to turn it into an IGEL-powered client. IGEL's portfolio also includes IGEL OS, a revolutionary operating system which delivers secure, high performance access to cloud workspaces; and, IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS), which simplifies endpoint management and control, regardless of the scale or diversity of the environment. Both IGEL OS and UMS are included in the IGEL Workspace Edition software offer.
"IGEL's next-gen edge OS for the secure delivery of cloud workspaces has become the cornerstone for companies looking to transform their end user computing environments," said Jed Ayres, Jed Ayres, President and CEO, IGEL North America and Global CMO. "IGEL UD Pocket is a favorite among our channel and alliance partners. It's an ideal solution for remote workforces, distributed organizations, and contract workers that require controlled access to an IT-managed network, and it also gives aging desktop devices new life. We've seen organizations literally save millions of dollars deploying the UD Pocket and then use their savings toward other strategic IT initiatives. Thank you to the CRN editorial staff for recognizing IGEL as part of the 2019 Mobility 100."
The 2019 Mobility 100 list is available online at www.CRN.com/Mobility100.
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IGEL provides a next-gen edge OS for cloud workspaces. The company's world-leading software products include IGEL OS™, IGEL UD Pocket™ (UDP) and Universal Management Suite™ (UMS). These solutions comprise a more secure, manageable and cost-effective endpoint management and control platform across nearly any x86 device. Easily acquired via just two feature-rich software offerings, — Workspace Edition and Enterprise Management Pack — IGEL software presents outstanding value per investment. Additionally, IGEL's German engineered endpoint solutions deliver the industry's best warranty (5 years), support (3 years after end of life) and management functionality. IGEL enables enterprises to save vast amounts of money by extending the useful life of their existing endpoint devices while precisely controlling all devices running IGEL OS as well as Windows OS from a single dashboard interface. IGEL has offices worldwide and is represented by partners in over 50 countries. For more information on IGEL, visit www.igel.com.
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