SOURCE: ViaWest

ViaWest

October 24, 2012 08:02 ET

ViaWest Expands Cloud Portfolio With KINECTed VDI Service, Powered by Dizzion

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - Oct 24, 2012) -

  • KINECTed VDI enables users to securely access their applications and data from any device, anytime, anywhere with increased security and control
  • CapEx reductions and mobile workforce enablement among the benefits of KINECTed VDI
  • KINECTed VDI joins the flexible, comprehensive suite of cloud services provided by ViaWest

ViaWest, one of the largest privately held data center, cloud computing and managed service providers in North America, announces the addition of KINECTed Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) service, powered by Dizzion, to its portfolio of KINECTed Cloud™ products. 

KINECTed VDI brings the power of cloud computing to the desktop, enabling employees to securely access their organization's customized desktop configuration from any device, anytime, anywhere, while enjoying increased security and control. KINECTed VDI allows organizations to reduce CapEx associated with physical hardware and maintain centralized management and control, alleviating the headaches associated with PC support, upgrades and maintenance. Virtual desktop images can be configured to meet specific departmental or company-wide requirements and every desktop comes fully packaged with networking, patching, updates, anti-virus, O/S licensing and more.

"ViaWest is excited to provide the Dizzion offering and the host of benefits it brings to our customers," explains Jason Carolan, ViaWest Chief Technology Officer. "ViaWest's KINECTed VDI service, powered by Dizzion, allows our customers to outsource the delivery and management of their desktops, providing greater efficiency, mobility and control in securing corporate data."

"Dizzion is extremely pleased to be partnering with ViaWest, an industry leading technology infrastructure solutions provider," states Steve Prather, Dizzion Chief Executive Officer. "Dizzion's cloud delivered desktop services fit squarely within ViaWest's focus on its customers, innovation and technology. As customers contemplate outsourcing additional services to the cloud, Dizzion's offering extends the ViaWest solutions portfolio and its ability to meet this increasing demand."

KINECTed VDI is an optimal solution for companies that employ a mobile workforce, seek to optimize asset sharing, leverage the portability and advantages of tablets within the office environment or are looking to migrate CapEx to OpEx. KINECTed VDI is managed and monitored by ViaWest's engineers 24x7, allowing customers to simplify their support platforms and focus on their core business. Users can login via desktop or mobile device and securely access their organization's desktop image configuration. VDI gives organizations the security and control of a typical office environment, with the speed and flexibility of cloud computing.

For more information on ViaWest, please visit www.viawest.com.

About ViaWest
ViaWest is one of the largest privately held data center service providers in North America. They provide colocation, complex hosting, cloud and managed services to businesses of all sizes nationwide. ViaWest owns and operates 24 enterprise-class data center facilities in Colorado, Texas, Oregon, Utah, and Nevada, delivering high-quality, flexible solutions designed to support customers' unique business needs. For additional information on ViaWest, please visit www.viawest.com or call 1-877-448-9378. Follow ViaWest on LinkedIn, Twitter or visit their YouTube channel.

About Dizzion
Established in 2011, Dizzion [dizh-uhn] brings the power of cloud computing to the desktop by enabling employees to securely access their applications and data from any device, anytime, anywhere while enjoying the same access, security and productivity as they do in their office environment. Its proprietary managed desktop service is built on enterprise technology that includes infrastructure, software licensing, management, support and security for a monthly fee. Dizzion is a privately held company based in Denver, Colo. For more information, please visit www.dizzion.com.

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