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UK businesses are turning to IGEL because of our reputation for customer focus and quality German engineering

56% Year-on-Year growth in 2014, reports analyst IDC
Reading UK. 25 March 2015 – IGEL Technology has been recognised as the fastest growing of the top 5 thin and zero client manufacturers in the UK in 2014 with hardware shipments rising 56% year-on-year, according to the latest analyst report from International Data Corporation (IDC). IGEL significantly outperformed the market, which grew by 10% overall, as reported by the IDC Enterprise Client Device Tracker report for 2014.

As the only major dedicated thin and zero client manufacturer, IGEL cemented its position in the top three UK hardware providers with a 10% UK market share, behind technology generalists Dell and HP.

In addition, IGEL sold 14,000 licenses for its Universal Desktop Converter 2 (UDC2) software thin clients, which is used to convert old PCs, notebooks and thin clients into IGEL-like devices. The UDC2 software is increasingly being used by businesses to cost effectively extend the life of their current desktops to deliver a Cloud or Server-Based Computing architecture or to produce a shorter return on investment when migrating to a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) environment.

“UK businesses are turning to IGEL because of our reputation for customer focus and quality German engineering,” said Simon Richards, IGEL’s UK & Ireland Managing Director. “We offer customers open architecture thin and zero clients that allow them to take advantage of the best back-end IT infrastructure for their business – whether its cloud, virtual or server-based computing.”

About IGEL Technology
A world leader in thin and zero client solutions, IGEL Technology helps organizations improve the agility, efficiency, and security of their virtual desktop and application delivery systems. IGEL produces one of the industry's widest range of hardware thin and zero clients, based on Linux and Microsoft Windows, and leads the market in software based thin clients allowing customers to access a broad spectrum of server-based infrastructures and applications. IGEL also offers powerful and intuitive management software for easy deployment and administration of thin clients throughout any size organization. Partnerships with industry leaders like Citrix, VMware, Red Hat, and Microsoft ensure that IGEL provides the most up-to-date technology and trustworthy security to clients in industries that include Healthcare, Education & Research, Public Sector, Financial, Insurance, Retail, Logistics, and Manufacturing. IGEL has offices in the United Kingdom, Australia, France, the Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, the United States, Germany, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and Singapore and is represented by partners in over 50 countries worldwide. To learn more, visit www.igel.co.uk or follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/IGEL_Technology


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