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IGEL to Feature Next Gen Edge OS for Cloud Workspaces at Citrix Synergy 2019

IGEL ecosystem partners, channel partners and customers showcase how they are “Challenging Everything” in 2019 in Booth #204 #IGEL #CitrixSynergy #DISRUPTEUC

San Francisco, May 14, 2019– IGEL, provider of a next-gen edge OS for cloud workspaces, will be demonstrating how it is teaming with its ecosystem partners, channel partners and customers to disrupt the end user computing (EUC) space in Booth #204 at Citrix Synergy 2019, taking place May 21-23 in Atlanta.

“At this year’s Citrix Synergy, IGEL is looking forward showcasing our next gen OS for cloud workspaces,” said Jed Ayres, President and CEO, IGEL North America. “Available on any device, any cloud and anywhere, IGEL has unprecendented visibility in the EUC space with this next gen OS that helps our partners and their customers solve many challenges including the migration to Windows 10.”

Citrix Ready® Solutions on Display

IGEL has been working with Citrix for more than 15 years, and as a Citrix Ready partner, remains committed to developing new and innovative ways in which to collaborate with Citrix to enhance the end-user computing experience. During Citrix Synergy 2019, IGEL will demonstrate the very latest version of IGEL OS™ —IGEL OS 11, as well as the IGEL UD Pocket™ (UDP) and Universal Management Suite™ (UMS). They will also be showcasing the new IGEL UD2 in the booth along with the IGEL UD7 .

“One of the most exciting attractions for attendees will be the opportunity to drive a ‘virtual’ race car,” continued Ayres. “This year, IGEL will again be running the popular Forza Motorsport 7 racing video game to demo the powerful capabilities of IGEL’s software-defined solutions.”

IGEL Innovation Theater Returns with Thought Leaders from Across the EUC Space

Back by popular demand is the IGEL Innovation Theater which will feature a series of presentations by IGEL ecosystem partners, channel partners and technical experts from across the EUC space. The sessions will take place every half-hour during show floor hours and speakers include:

  • Dale Ludwig, Business Development Manager, Cherry
  • Carl Webster,Technology Professional specializing in Active Directory, Citrix, Documentation, and PowerShell; Senior Solutions Architect, Choice Solutions
  • Bryan Hilton, Global VDI Technical Solutions Architect, Cisco
  • Patricia Diaz, Head of Product Marketing, Lakeside Software
  • Phillip Johnson, IT Senior National Sales Manager, LG
  • Kevin Cooke, Product Director, Liquidware
  • Mark Plettenberg, Senior Product Manager, LoginVSI
  • John Fanelli Vice President, Virtual GPU Products, NVIDIA
  • Alexander Ervik Johnsen, Senior Systems Engineer, Nutanix
  • Garrett Helmer, Senior Vice President, Channels, PrinterLogic
  • John Poole, Vice President, Channels and Alliances, Qumu
  • Dane Young, Owner/Entrepeneur, YoungTech
  • Patrick Coble, Senior EUC and Security Architect, Patrick Coble Consulting

Attendees at every Innovation Theater event will be eligible to receive a raffle ticket for a chance in the IGEL Money Machine. Winners will be drawn after every presentation and during IGEL-hosted and sponsored luncheons, happy hours and events during Citrix Synergy.

IGEL Customers and partners are also invited to stop by the IGEL EUC TV suite, located adjacent to IGEL Booth #204 and share their insights on industry trends and key take-aways from Citrix Synergy 2019.

Engagement and Education at Citrix Synergy

Throughout Citrix Synergy 2019, IGEL will be hostinginvitation-only meetings and VIP luncheons with customers and partners from the North America and EMEA regions. Citrix Synergy attendees are also invited to register for the following IGEL technical training sessions taking place throughout the week:

  • IGEL Certified Engineer (ICE) Base training on Monday, May 20 from 11am – 4:30pm. This session will provide all the information and beginning experience needed to configure, install, and manage IGEL-powered software-defined endpoints.
  • ICE Pack: UMS Expert training on Monday, May 20 from 2pm – 4pm. This training will offer a technical deep dive based on several practical examples and many use cases around IGEL Universal Management Suite.
  • ICE Pack: Cloud Architect session on Wednesday, May 22 from 3pm – 5pm. This training will feature a deep dive based on several practical examples of how to get the most benefit from IGEL solutions running in cloud-based environments.

For more information on these sessions or to register, visit

IGEL’s Douglas Brown and Simon Townsend will also be participating in a “Meet the Experts” session on “Best Practices for Transforming the Desktop Experience for the ‘Future of Work’.”

The session will take place at the  Georgia World Congress Center, Level 1, Synergy Park, Hall C2, Meet the Experts Theater #1 at 4pm on Wednesday, May 22.

Additionally, Douglas Brown will also present a breakout session with Roberto Perez, IT Architect for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines featuring insights on how the world’s second largest cruise line operator was able to re-purpose many of its aging endpoints leveraging IGEL’s software-defined endpoint solutions. This breakout session will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center, Level 3, Room C302 at 11:30am on Thursday, May 23.

The IGEL Community will be hosting a Happy Hour on Wednesday, May 22 from 5:30pm to 7pm at Der Biergarten located at 300 Marietta Street NW in Atlanta. To Register for this event, visit

On Thursday, May 23, IGEL will also be hosting a “Porsche Driving Experience” for top performing partners and their customers at the Porsche Experience Center in Atlanta.

Challenging Everything with IGEL in 2019

Citrix Synergy attendees will have the opportunity to enter IGEL’s “I Challenge Everything” sweepstakes. Following the completion of a short survey and attending an in-booth presentation in the IGEL Innovation Theater, they will be entered to win the all-new electric Porsche Taycan. The winner for this sweepstakes will have the option of a cash equivalent prize ($85K) or donating the prize money to his or her charity of choice. Winner will be announced on December 31, 2019.

IGEL is also extending its successful Customer Challenge Award contest in 2019, where IGEL customers can qualify to participate for a chance to win $20,000 by submitting their testimonial story.

For more information on IGEL at Citrix Synergy 2019, visit Connect with IGEL at Citrix Synergy 2019 using the hashtags #IGEL, #IGELOS, #DISRUPTEUC and #CITRIXSYNERGY and get a free hat at the IGEL booth.

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About IGEL

IGEL provides a next-gen edge OS forcloud workspaces. The company’s world-leading software products include IGEL OS™, IGEL UD Pocket™ (UDP) and 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 warranty (5 years), support (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 as well as Windows 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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