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IGEL Named a 2020 Channel Influencer by Channel Partners and Channel Futures

Recognized for driving exceptional growth and profitability for channel partners, IGEL among 25 organizations being recognized this year

SAN FRANCISCO, March 11, 2020 – IGEL, provider of the next-gen edge OS for cloud workspaces, announced today it has been named a 2020 Channel Influencer Award winner by Channel Partners and Channel Futures.

The 2020 Channel Influencer Awards recognize the people, technologies, trends and organizations that will shape the new channel in 2020. IGEL was cited as one of 25 organizations to watch for their roles in mapping the direction of the new channel.

“IGEL is proud to be a recipient of a 2020 Channel Influencer Award,”said Phil Eden, Senior Director of Channels, IGEL. “In partnering with IGEL, our channel partners receive the tools and resources they need to grow their businesses more quickly and profitably. Thank you to Channel Partners and Channel Futures for recognizing IGEL as a company to watch in the coming year.”

Pete Downing, Chief Marketing Technology Officer for IGEL Platinum partner XenTegra, said, “Our engagement with IGEL, who is strongly positioned as a leader in the secure delivery of cloud workspaces, helped us to substantially grow both our IGEL and cloud workspace business last year which contributed to satisfied clients and award-winning work for XenTegra.”

As a 100% channel-driven company, IGEL is focused on comprehensive partner enablement. Together with its channel partners, IGEL is empowering businesses of all sizes to successfully migrate their desktop applications into the cloud leveraging its world-leading software products, including IGEL OS and the IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS), alongside cloud platforms from Amazon, Citrix, Microsoft and VMware. Exclusive features available to help channel partners drive sales and close deals faster include MDF accrual, deal registration protection and other benefits, access to demo equipment and backend rebates. The program features three levels – Authorized, Gold and Platinum, which require separate annual sales targets and staff certification requirements.

“Our editorial team looked back at the most intriguing and significant stories from last year to identify who and what they expect to make the biggest impact on the channel in the year ahead,” said Craig Galbraith, executive editor of Channel Partners and Channel Futures. “These winners effectively represent the wide spectrum of partner types, technologies and companies we cover on a daily basis, and they’re all names you can expect to be hearing a lot moving forward.”

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About IGEL

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

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