Simple smart secure endpoint computing

IGEL: Simple smart secure endpoint computing

All IGEL OS 10-Based Solutions, including the IGEL UD Pocket Micro Thin Client, have been verified as Citrix Ready

Renowned for delivering unified endpoint management software, IGEL are pleased to announce that all INGEL OS 10-based Universal Desktop (UD) thin clients, including the UD Pocket micro thin client and UD3, UD6 and UD9 thin clients and UDC (conversion software), have been verified as Citrix Ready.

Boasting that its solutions are trusted to enhance the Citrix Delivery Center infrastructure, all of INGEL’s OS 10-based solutions have successfully passed a series of established tests. Such an extensive assessment process ensures that the products will work seamlessly with Citrix XenApp 7.14 and XenDesktop 7.14 to streamline the deployment of Citrix VDI, Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) and hosted desktop solutions.

Confirming Citrix’s confidence INGEL’s joint solution compatibility, John Panagulias, director, Citrix Ready affirmed, “IGEL OS-based solutions complement the adoption and use of Citrix by providing endpoints that are simple to configure with granular controls to enhance security.” Later adding, “We are pleased IGEL has validated their latest release of IGEL OS 10 and the Universal Desktop products on which it runs; adding them to the broad list of IGEL solutions that have been Citrix Ready verified over the past decade and a half.”

Shaping the industry

Currently in its sixth generation, IGEL OS is a Linux-based, read-only, 64-bit operating system that can be used to standardise endpoints providing IT with granular and a secure control of endpoints – while also giving users a familiar, trouble-free workspace.

Supporting more remote communications protocols than any solution on the market, IGEL OS say its solutions are purpose-built for enterprise access to virtual environments of all types. The IGEL OS is at the core of IGEL’s line of thin and zero clients and all-in-one thin client solutions which deliver smart and secure endpoint management. The company acknowledged that its industry-changing UD Pocket is a micro Universal Desktop thin client on a USB 3.0 thumb drive, allows users to turn a PC, laptop or any compatible x86, 64-bit CPU-based endpoint device into a thin client running IGEL OS.

“IGEL is committed to empowering Citrix customers with a smart and secure endpoint management experience,” said Ainsley Brooks, IGEL’s UK & Ireland country manager. “By extending our line of Citrix Ready verified solutions, we’re working together with Citrix to accelerate the adoption of Citrix VDI, Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) and hosted desktop solutions.”

IGEL acknowledges its prominent 15 year working relationship with Citrix, and as a Citrix Ready partner, saying that it remains committed to developing new and innovative ways in which to collaborate with Citrix to enhance the end-user computing experience.

Citrix Ready solutions

IGEL solutions that have been verified as Citrix Ready include IGEL OS-powered Universal Desktop thin and IZ Series zero clients and All-in-One thin client solutions as listed on the Citrix Ready Marketplace. Verified IGEL OS 10 UDs support HDX Insight providing end-to end visibility for ICA traffic passing through NetScaler ADC. Additionally, IGEL offers the Universal Management Suite (UMS) and IGEL Cloud Gateway (ICG) to facilitate the management of any IGEL-OS powered device wherever it may be. With more than 7,000 settings and hundreds of templates to choose from, IGEL delivers IT with unparalleled control that is simple and quick to configure.

Free evaluation hardware is available directly from the company by emailing Lisa Dawson at


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