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Expands activity with Microsoft Partner Network to support Windows 7 migrations

Demonstrates value of end-user computing analytics as part of Microsoft’s Partner Academy Live

Newbury, UK – November 21st 2011: Centrix Software, a provider of unified end-user computing solutions, today announced its global participation in the Microsoft Jumpstart program, which provides Microsoft partners with solutions and resources for accelerating Windows 7 migrations.

As a member of the global program, Centrix Software will enable Microsoft partners to use Centrix WorkSpace iQ, its end-user computing analytics solution, to assess customer readiness for Windows 7. WorkSpace iQ will provide Microsoft partners with rich, deep insight into customer end-user environments, greatly simplifying and streamlining Windows 7 PoCs and Production Pilots.

As part of its partnership activity with Microsoft, Lewis Gee, vice president of worldwide sales and marketing, and Richard Pegden, director of product marketing at Centrix Software, provided a presentation to Microsoft partners on a Partner Academy Live session on 16th November 2011, which is available to watch again at

“As a global Jumpstart vendor, we are now able to help more partners and customers streamline their Windows 7 migrations,” said Richard Pegden, director of product marketing, Centrix Software. “The use of end-user computing analytics throughout the assessment, migration and deployment phases gives Microsoft partners a 360° view of their customers’ end-user computing environments, enabling faster and more informed decisions based on real-time activity.”

Centrix Software is offering partners a free 30-day WorkSpace iQ license for PoCs and a free 12-week license for Production Pilot initiatives. Microsoft partners can find further information and sign up to use Centrix WorkSpace iQ in their Jumpstart projects at, where they can also access training material and detailed product information.

“The Microsoft Jumpstart program aims to bring together the best solutions for supporting customers in their migration to Windows 7,” said Alick Law, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft. “Centrix Software’s innovative end-user computing analytics solutions provide the user-centric intelligence that is vital to preparing for and enabling desktop change or transformation.”

About Centrix Software

Headquartered in Newbury, UK, with offices in New York, Centrix Software provides award-winning unified end-user computing solutions that optimise the way IT infrastructures deliver applications and content provisioned from physical, virtual, web or hosted platforms. By enabling a user-centric approach to IT service delivery, Centrix Software helps its customers to be more agile, flexible and efficient in how they deliver client-side technology services. Centrix Software’s solutions have helped leading organisations in banking and securities, insurance, telecommunications, retail, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, energy and utilities, and the public sector. For more information please visit

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