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#disruptEUC: IGEL is Driving Innovation in End User Compute. Making VDI and Thin Clients Relevant and Sexy Again!

Written by: Jed AyresPublished: November 20, 2017

About a year and a half ago I joined IGEL, a company few people had ever heard of… and if you had heard of IGEL you were probably German and knew them as a niche thin client hardware manufacturer. Thin Clients? Why should you care? Boring dumb terminals, commodity hardware right? VDI a slow growth… Read More »

We Have Another Award in our (UD) Pocket!

Written by: Jed AyresPublished: November 14, 2017

IGEL’s micro-thin client, the IGEL UD Pocket, continues to punch above its weight, capturing more industry recognition, this time from CRN®, which has honored IGEL with a 2017 Tech Innovator Award. In a 32-category competition, CRN gave top honors to IGEL for the UD Pocket in the “PC- Workstation/Desktops/AiOs” category. CRN awards honor technology standouts… Read More »

Join IGEL, the Gold Sponsor, at the vForum 2017 in Sydney

Written by: Marc DoehnertPublished: October 31, 2017

IGEL are proud to once again be sponsoring the vForum event in Sydney, this time as Gold Sponsors. The event has moved to Sydney’s purpose-built, state-of-the-art event centre the ICC, otherwise known as the International Conference Centre in Darling Harbour. As in previous years, IGEL will team up with like-minded companies to offer MSPs, resellers… Read More »

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Trust your friends, not their computers.

Written by: Trey BaumgardnerPublished: October 30, 2017

Security is always on my brain. I don’t trust anyone’s computer anymore…mac, windows whatever. As for me, I’m a windows guy. I know that if you are a locked down user, I can personally put a key stroke logger in your appdata. I’m just a regular guy and if I can do that then I… Read More »

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UD Pocket brings your remote staff closer to home

Written by: Marc DoehnertPublished: October 27, 2017

IGEL’s UDP has been out for some months now, and is starting to catch on as a very fast, smart way of connecting remote staff to a central cloud network. The UDP offers a dual-boot system that turns compatible, USB-bootable form factors into an IGEL Linux 10-powered endpoint, without overwriting the local OS. This is… Read More »

IGEL Cloud Gateway Stands Up Well to Penetration Test

Written by: Mathias HuberPublished: October 26, 2017

IGEL Cloud Gateway (ICG) has withstood the hacking attempts by the IT security specialists from Swiss company Compass Security. “Based on the results of the security review conducted in August 2017, Compass Security considers the security level of the IGEL Cloud Gateway implementation as good. Analysts have not identified vulnerabilities that significantly affect the confidentiality… Read More »

Fixing KRACK with IGEL: Simple, Smart, Secure

Written by: Mathias HuberPublished: October 25, 2017

A couple of days ago IGEL released security fixes for the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability for its IGEL OS and Windows products. As usual we have reacted fast and made out-of-band releases in order to protect our customers. A Smart Way Of Rolling Out Fixes However, having fixed software packages and firmware images available is only… Read More »

Jeff Kalberg, IGEL’s Behind-the-Scenes Champion, is now Center Stage, thanks to CRN!

Written by: Jed AyresPublished: October 9, 2017

At IGEL we like to say that our Technology Evangelist Jeff Kalberg bleeds IGEL yellow. Jeff is a brilliant mastermind in helping IGEL’s channel partners move customers past hurdles that can slow VDI adoption. He is passionate about VDI and IGEL, and he brings this commitment, 100%, every day! Until now, Jeff has been a… Read More »

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Guess Who Went to Oktoberfest Munich 2017?

Written by: Phil EdenPublished: October 3, 2017

Andrew Witt, MTM Technologies Account Executive, is the first winner of IGEL’s Platinum Partner Oktoberfest competition. The IGEL prize sales incentive was a trip to experience the most famous ‘biergartens’ in the world, all pouring at the legendary Oktoberfest Munchen. We’re pretty sure Andrew had a good time! MTM Technologies and Andrew Witt scored the… Read More »

IGEL Milestone: IGEL Gains CRN Recognition for its Cloud Partner Programs

Written by: Simon ClephanPublished: September 26, 2017

The Cloud is here, no one can dispute that. It’s got to be the most efficient way to deliver infrastructure today. Desktops from the cloud are the future – who wants to run all that infrastructure in the background and worry about networking, storage and compute resources? Let’s leave that to the cloud folks: Amazon,… Read More »