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Virtual Bridges Introduces Local Storage and Eliminates Need for Expensive NAS with Latest Release of VERDE™

Virtual Bridges, Inc. today released VERDE™ 7.1, an update to its award-winning, high-performance virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution. This latest version now supports GlusterFS, a market-leading clustered file system, removing the need for any external storage in a VDI implementation and further extending Virtual Bridges’ lead as the most performance-efficient and cost-effective virtual desktop solution on the market.

“With our Storage Optimizer™ and Cache I/O™ technology, Virtual Bridges has led the industry for years with the lowest storage cap-ex, reducing storage costs for customers upwards of 80 percent,” said Jon Senger, chief strategy officer at Virtual Bridges. “VERDE 7.1 takes our commitment a step further by eliminating the need for expensive NAS storage, further reducing the total cost of ownership required to deploy VDI across an enterprise.”

VERDE is a private cloud desktop virtualization solution that provides secure anytime, anywhere access to end-user devices, files, applications and programs. In addition to new storage advantages, VERDE 7.1 includes hardened security, Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) 8.0 connection broker support, Windows 8.1 Client and Guest OS support, and Windows Server 2012 Guest OS support. The solution is now also available for white labeling.

A fully integrated, all-in-one private cloud solution, VERDE delivers a simple but powerful feature set that costs approximately 60 percent less than competitive solutions. VERDE is available as a hosted or on premises solution and features fast provisioning and deployment, broad support for Windows and Linux, optimized storage with Cache I/O technology, and stateless clustering for high availability and fast and flexible scaling.

For more information, visit: http://vbridges.com/technology/verde/.

About Virtual Bridges

Virtual Bridges provides enterprise-class desktop and workload virtualization for private, public and hybrid cloud environments. Used by hundreds of organizations around the world, Virtual Bridges delivers secure, anytime, anywhere access to end-user devices, files, applications and programs. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas and backed by Austin Ventures. For more information visit: http://vbridges.com.

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