IGEL Demonstrates the Power of Partnership through IGEL Ready Program
Reporting double-digit growth, IGEL Ready fosters significant engagement between partners and customers through the DISRUPT End User Computing Forum events and go-to-market initiatives
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- IGEL, provider of the managed endpoint operating system for secure access to any digital workspace, today announced that the IGEL Ready Program grew by nearly 25% in 2022, signaling strong momentum and engagement. The IGEL Ready program now includes 130+ providers of hardware, software, and peripheral solutions, including offerings from HP, Lenovo, LG, Microsoft, Citrix, and VMware, all of which are verified for use with IGEL OS in delivering a powerful, productive, and secure user experience for modern workplace environments.
"The meteoric success of the IGEL Ready Program has demonstrated the power of partnerships is paramount when it comes to helping customers optimize their end user experience," Jim Airdo, SVP of Strategic Alliances, IGEL. "We are pleased to continue to see such incredible momentum within IGEL Ready and are grateful to all our IGEL Ready partners for teaming with us to provide our mutual customers with solutions that elevate the digital workspace experience and meet the requirements of today's modern workplace environments. To this end, we will be announcing our 'Powered by IGEL' campaign highlighting the growth of IGEL Ready at DISRUPT23 in Munich next month."
Ecosystem creates joint go-to-market opportunities for IGEL partners
In November 2022, for example, IGEL announced it was ending production of IGEL-branded Universal Desktop (UD) endpoint devices and partnering with HP, Lenovo, LG, and others to deliver IGEL OS, enabling partners and customers to derive more value from their investments in Microsoft, Citrix, and VMware VDI, DaaS and SaaS solutions. Integrated endpoint devices from HP, Lenovo, and LG, that are IGEL OS certified and supported are showcased on dedicated pages, demonstrating the transition partners and customers can make in the delivery of secure, productive digital workspaces that include IGEL OS.
During the past year, IGEL Ready Program members also had the opportunity to take advantage of go-to-market initiatives designed to drive engagement and customer success. These programs included:
DISRUPT EUC returns in EMEA and North America
As the only global event focused on EUC, DISRUPT23 will feature an Expo Hall where attendees will get first-hand access to technical product and services demonstrations by IGEL Ready partners and event sponsors. Diamond-level event sponsors and exhibitors include LG Business Solutions, HP, and Lenovo. Platinum-level sponsors are Citrix, Flexxible, Microsoft, Nerdio, VMware, and Workspot. Gold-level sponsors include 7SIGNAL, ControlUp, and PrinterLogic. Silver-level sponsors include 10ZIG, Alludo (formerly Parallels), Cameyo, DeviceTrust, eG Innovations, Imprivata, Intel, Liquidware, Liquit, LoginVSI, Nexthink, Nutanix, FRAME by Nutanix, Rimo3, Seal Shield and Tricerat. Distribution partners sponsoring DISRUPT23 are ADN Distribution GmbH, Arrow Electronics, and Ingram Micro.
The Munich DISRUPT23 event will be held February 15 and 16 at the INFINITY Hotel & Conference Resort and in North America, IGEL will welcome attendees to the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, in April. Registration is $399 per person. To register, visit: www.disruptEUC.com.
"Through IGEL Ready, Citrix is able to provide customers with the guidance and confidence they need to deploy and scale our solutions together," said Chris Fleck, Vice President, Ecosystems and Verticals, Citrix, a business unit of Cloud Software Group. "For example, as a sponsor of DISRUPT23, we look forward to educating mutual customers and partners on best practices for delivering a unified, secure, and simplified hybrid work experience for end users everywhere."
Terry Vaughn, Director, EUC Business Development, VMware added, "Through VMware's sponsorship of DISRUPT23, we will be sharing insights on our 'Apps on Demand' strategy, and the power of multi-cloud in delivering digital transformation and enabling application modernization in today's enterprise. We are proud to be teaming with IGEL and the IGEL Ready program to test new platforms and develop applications that are creating opportunities for our mutual partners and customers."
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