SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14, 2020 – IGEL, provider of the next-gen edge OS for cloud workspaces, announced today that it has been recognized by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, as part of the 2020 Cloud Partner Program Guide. This annual list identifies industry-leading cloud technology vendors with innovative partner programs that empower and accelerate the growth of solution providers’ cloud initiatives.
As a 100% channel-driven company, IGEL is committed to equipping channel partners with the resources they need to drive efficient and profitable business expansion. IGEL’s next-gen edge OS for cloud workspaces is purpose-built for enterprise access to virtual environments is the perfect onboarding solution for today’s leading cloud workspace platforms from Amazon, Citrix, Microsoft and VMware. Currently, more than 90 partners integrate their hardware, software and applications into IGEL platforms as part of the IGEL Ready program that was announced earlier this year.
“The IGEL Partner Program helps our channel partners around the globe create opportunities to grow their business more quickly, close deals faster and drive revenue and profitability,” said Balaji Subramanian, IGEL’s Global Channel Chief. “Our program partners gain exclusive access to the resources that drive success within their hardware and software businesses, including a wide range of value-added services and integrations with our growing ecosystem of technology and system integration partners.”
Dan Dillman, Founder and CEO of A2U, a national IT services provider and IGEL Platinum partner added, “IGEL has become one of our go-to solutions for the delivery of cloud-optimized endpoint computing solutions, especially in the last six months with the majority of our customers moving to work-at-home environments. The integration of the Linux-based IGEL OS with cloud workspace solutions from Citrix and other leading providers makes it easy to provide our customers with secure access to their VDI and DaaS workspaces, ultimately driving productivity by offering the flexibility workers need to remain efficient regardless of where they are working from.”
The annual CRN Cloud Partner Program Guide is a practical map for solution providers navigating the ever-changing cloud landscape, helping them to locate technology suppliers with groundbreaking cloud offerings and partner programs. To meet the requirements for inclusion, vendors must have unique partner program benefits that address critical challenges in cloud infrastructure or applications.
“With so many cloud options available today, solution providers may find it tough to find the vendor that best complements their unique business strategy,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “The Cloud Partner Program Guide identifies the vendor partners with a strong combination of technology, training, support, and financial incentives to help cloud initiatives succeed.”
The Cloud Partner Program Guide can be viewed online at www.crn.com/cloud-ppg. Additional coverage will be featured in the October issue of CRN Magazine.
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IGEL provides the next-gen edge OS for cloud workspaces. The company’s world-leading software products include IGEL OS™, IGEL UD Pocket™ (UDP) and IGEL 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 hardware warranty (5 years), software maintenance (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 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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