|[February 25, 2013]
Virtual Bridges Executives to Speak at IBM Pulse 2013
AUSTIN, Texas --(Business Wire)--
Bridges, Inc. announced that its executives will deliver two
presentations at the 2013 IBM (News - Alert) Pulse Conference, held at the MGM Grand in
Las Vegas, NV on March 3-6. The first session will discuss the
incredible opportunity for managed service providers to increase margins
with desktop clouds, while the second session will highlight how one of
the U.K.'s largest colleges has created a Classroom in the Cloud, using
More than 8,000 IBM clients, prospects, business partners and employees
are expected to attend Pulse (News - Alert), engaging in conversation about how to
apply the transformative power of cloud computing to evolve beyond the
data center into the world of smarter assets and enterprise mobility.
Information about the two sessions is below.
Discovering the win-win relationship between MSPs and Customers
through Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS)
Tuesday, March 5, 12:30
p.m. - 1:30 p.m., Session MCS-1609
Presenter: Leo Reiter -
Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Virtual Bridges
Abstract: Customers want to focus on their core business and not
be distracted by technology. MSPs desire to expand their offerings in
new and innovative ways. Desktop Clouds built on the IBM Virtual Desktop
with VERDE offers a win-win relationship. Customers can reduce costs,
increase mobility, tighten security and forget about technology; MSPs
can offer differentiating virtual desktop services and increase margins.
With the latest advancements in desktop virtualization it is possible to
have a highly scalable, high performing yet centrally managed virtual
desktop. IBM Virtual Desktop 6.7 displays Linux and Windows desktops on
a breadth of devices providing access to applications anywhere and
enbles multi-tenant capabilities to manage both private and public
Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS). MSPs can capitalize on the flexibility of
IBM Virtual Desktop to provide end users with all of the benefits of
well managed virtual desktops. This session includes a demonstration of
the IBM Virtual Desktop and showcases its multi-tenant organization
model and Role Based Access Control (RBAC) and compliance settings.
IBM Virtual Desktop Makes "Classroom in the Cloud" a Reality at
Birmingham Metropolitan College
Wednesday, March 6, 11:00 a.m.
- 12:00 p.m., Session BEM-1640
Presenters: Tom Francese, EVP of
Virtual Bridges and Jamie E. Smith, Directory of Systems and Policy
Development at Birmingham Metropolitan College
Abstract: Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMet) is one of the
largest colleges in the U.K., offering a range of academic and
vocational courses to more than 35,000 learners each year. Embarking on
a strategic relationship with IBM, BMet began building a "Classroom in
the Cloud" leveraging IBM Virtual Desktop and IBM SmartCloud solutions.
When the project is complete, up to 25,000 students and 1,350 staff will
be able to use the solution to access learning through a variety of
mediums, including the web and smart phones. Attend this session to
learn how IBM Virtual Desktop can transform end-user computing by
offering anytime/anywhere access to end-user workspaces at the office,
at home, or at remote locations. Supporting your choice of devices, it
can help reduce costs and meet compliance requirements for organizations
in any industry.
IBM and Virtual Bridges continue to expand their collaboration in an
effort to help businesses effectively manage and secure user desktops.
Virtual Bridges VERDE serves as the cornerstone of IBM's Virtual
Desktop, which is used by large enterprises, as well as small and
mid-size organizations around the world to lower the barriers of virtual
desktop management. VERDE reduces cost, complexity and security risks,
and allows employees to use their desktops remotely from any location,
with any device.
About Virtual Bridges
Virtual Bridges VERDE is an award-winning desktop management and
provisioning solution that leverages virtualization to deliver desktops
either on-premises or in the cloud. VERDE helps enterprises transform
TCO by simplifying desktop management, improving security and
compliance, and increasing the organizational agility across Windows and
Linux environments. Virtual Bridges is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
For more information visit: http://vbridges.com.
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