SOURCE: ViewSonic

ViewSonic

October 11, 2011 08:00 ET

ViewSonic® ViewPad® 10pro Tablet Is Verified as Citrix Ready

ViewPad 10pro Offers Business Users True Dual Windows® and Android™ OS Experience; Is Trusted to Enhance Citrix Networking and Virtualization Solutions

WALNUT, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 11, 2011) - ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of computing, consumer electronics and communications solutions, today announced its 10.1" Windows® and Google Android™ dual OS tablet -- the ViewPad 10pro -- has been verified as Citrix Ready®. The Citrix Ready program helps customers identify third-party solutions that are recommended to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix Systems, Inc.

The Citrix Ready program makes it easy for customers to identify complementary products that can enhance Citrix environments. Customers can be confident that the ViewPad 10pro tablet has successfully completed a rigorous verification process established by Citrix to ensure Citrix Receiver™ compatibility. Through this partnership, ViewSonic's customers can now access cloud-hosted virtual desktops and applications on their ViewPad 10pro, making for a valuable feature add on the enterprise-class tablet.

Powered by an Intel® 1.5GHz Atom™ processor Z670, designed specifically for tablets, the ViewPad 10pro offers a smaller and thinner product design while minimizing power consumption. The Windows 7 operating system allows business users to access office applications and documents on a high-performance mobile device. Android™ 2.3 runs as an application on top of the Windows 7 operating system, offering a seamless switch between business productivity and entertainment. Partnered with a 1024x600 capacitive multi-touch panel, 1.3 megapixel front camera, Full HD 1080p and an HDMI connection for video playback and content sharing, 2GB of integrated memory, plus up to 8 hours of battery life, the ViewPad 10pro is the optimal mobile computing powerhouse.

"Our Citrix Ready program is designed to ensure that our customers feel confident that their hardware investments will work seamlessly with our virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions," said Joe Keller, vice president, communities and alliance Marketing, WW marketing, Citrix. "With its dual Windows and Android operating systems, ViewSonic's ViewPad 10pro is a fantastic tablet offering for our customers looking to access their desktops and applications in a mobile format."

"As a member of the Citrix Ready program, we are able to offer customers intelligent solutions that combine our ViewPad 10pro tablet with Citrix Receiver," said Michael Holstein, vice president, business development, ViewSonic. "In partnership with Citrix, we are able to provide the highest quality business tablet experience for our customers in our commitment to help companies with their desktop virtualization needs. With ViewPad 10pro and ViewPad 7 certifications already in place, ViewSonic will continue to make Citrix Ready verifications a priority for our full commercial ViewPad tablet line."

The Citrix Ready ViewPad 10pro is currently available in two configurations -- with Windows 7 Professional (with a 32GB SSD hard drive) and Android 2.3 for an ESP of $699, or with Windows 7 Home Premium (with a 16GB SSD hard drive) and Android 2.3 for an ESP of $599. For more information on ViewSonic products, please visit ViewSonic.com or follow ViewSonic on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

About the Citrix Ready Program
The Citrix Ready program identifies verified solutions that are trusted to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix, including Citrix® XenDesktop®, XenApp™, XenServer®, NetScaler® and GoToMeeting®. The Citrix Ready designation is awarded to third party products that have successfully met verification criteria set by Citrix, and gives customers an added confidence in the compatibility of the joint solution offering. The Citrix Ready program leverages industry-leading alliances across the Citrix partner eco-system to meet a wide variety customer needs, and currently incorporates over 2,800 partners who have demonstrated more than 18,000 product verifications. It also includes the Citrix Ready Community Verified program, which allows customers to see thousands of products that have been verified by other customers to work in their production environments. The Citrix Ready program received the Alliance Excellence Award from the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP) for creating a strong community through implementation of new and innovative best practices. More information about the Citrix Ready program can be found at www.citrix.com/citrixready.

About ViewSonic
ViewSonic® Corporation is a leading global provider of computing, consumer electronics and communications solutions. ViewSonic develops, markets and supports a broad range of innovative products, including tablets, LED TVs, computers, LED monitors, projectors, digital photo frames, digital signage displays, 3D devices and digital media players. For further information, please contact ViewSonic Corporation at 800.888.8583 or 909.444.8888; or visit ViewSonic.com.

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This news release contains forward-looking statements that reflect the Company's expectations with regard to future events. Actual events could differ significantly from those anticipated in this document.

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