Virtual Bridges Provides HTML5-based Clientless Remote Access with the Release of VERDE 7.2

Enterprise VDI solution provides users with browser-based access to virtual desktops from Chromebooks, iPads, Android tablets as well as laptop, desktop and thin client devices.

Austin, TX, December 11, 2014 --( Virtual Bridges, Inc. today announced the release of VERDE™ 7.2, an update to its award-winning, high-performance virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution. This latest release of VERDE delivers a fully functional HTML5 client that enables seamless access to virtual desktops using an HTML5 compatible browser, completely eliminating the need to download, install and configure any software on the end-user device. This latest addition helps further extend Virtual Bridges’ lead as the most cost-effective and easy-to-setup and use virtual desktop solution on the market.

The VERDE HTML5 client also provides other numerous benefits to organizations of all types and sizes, including:

-Support for Windows, Linux, Mac, iOS, Android and Chrome operating systems
-Ability to run on any desktop, laptop, thin client or tablet device with an HTML5 compatible browser
-Provides audio redirection between the client device and virtual desktop
-Offers virtual desktop access and support on Kiosk environments where users may not have administrator privileges to install a thick client
-Presents a common look and feel, and operates the same way across all supported device types

“The new Virtual Bridges HTML5 client fits perfectly within our future IT plans as we continue to roll out more Chromebook devices across our school system,” said Jerry Swedberg, director of technology at Woodstock CUSD200. “VERDE desktop virtualization will empower our students and faculty to access their desktops on-demand, from virtually anywhere and across any device, requiring nothing more than Web access. We want a clientless solution that won’t require a complicated installation so our kids could easily get connected, and that’s what Virtual Bridges is delivering.”

“We’re excited to launch this latest release of VERDE with added HTML5 support,” said Jack Angelo, vice president and general manager of Virtual Bridges. “Over the course of the year, we have witnessed increased traction for our cloud desktop virtualization solution across a wide variety of industries and use cases, especially across those industries requiring remote access to both Windows and Linux desktops and applications. With VERDE, customers consistently achieve cost savings, easier implementation, enhanced security and now enjoy even wider platform support.”

VERDE is a private cloud desktop virtualization solution that provides secure anytime, anywhere access to end-user devices, files and applications. In addition to HTML5 client advantages and native support for Chrome OS, iOS and Android client devices, VERDE 7.2 also adds support for Windows 8.1 gold images and clients, extends double-byte character support to an expanding customer base in Asia, offers improved localization and translation updates, provides a new online help and documentation system, and adds additional upgrades to improve product security and usability.

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.

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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 and applications. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas and backed by Austin Ventures. For more information visit:
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