VIRTUAL DESKTOP STRATEGIES
EPOS | July 01, 2022
EPOS, a worldwide premium brand that creates high-end audio solutions for better communication and collaboration, and 10ZiG, a global leader of virtual desktop endpoint hardware and software, have collaborated to provide EPOS audio devices and management software that are optimized for 10ZiG Windows 10 IoT Thin Client endpoint devices.
The recent worldwide pandemic triggered the greatest work-from-home (WFH) change in corporate history, and it is still influencing how we work today. It was only natural for EPOS and 10ZiG to collaborate so that the globe could use hardware and software for remote and hybrid virtual desktop installations. The relationship between EPOS and 10ZiG evolved into an ideal match for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and voice communication in both office and remote setup solutions. Having the most sophisticated technologies in place, such as supported remote Thin Client endpoints and audio headsets, makes unified communications and associated platforms easier and more enjoyable to use.
EPOS Connect VDI is the client program that provides different asset management functionalities, allowing IT administrators to control EPOS audio devices throughout the whole enterprise using the user-friendly EPOS Manager UI. EPOS Manager is a robust on-premises or cloud-based IT management system that allows an organization's EPOS headsets and speaker phones to be managed, updated, and configured from any location.
10ZiG Windows 10 IoT Thin Client device versions 4610q, 6010q, and 6110 are compliant and function flawlessly with EPOS headsets and speakerphones, notably the ADAPT 660, for entry-level to high-demand customers. Companies can enhance concentration and productivity everywhere with the certified combination solutions from EPOS and 10ZiG.
The EPOS product lines include a variety of exceptional features like superior call clarity, stereo sound, adaptive ANC, and a unique UC optimized solution with machine learning increased microphone performance. The 10ZiG product lines are a collection of x86-based Thin & Zero Client endpoints with a variety of hardware configurations, including variable display connections, fiber possibilities, free centralized administration through the 10ZiG Manager, and more.
VIRTUAL DESKTOP STRATEGIES
ATSG | September 24, 2021
ATSG, a leading, tech-enabled managed services and solutions company, announced its acquisition of dinCloud, LLC, a leading Cloud Services and Virtualized Workspace Subscription Provider with a global hybrid and multicloud footprint. With a complementary portfolio to that of ATSG's Technology Solutions as a Service offerings, the acquisition bolsters ATSG's global cloud business with a focused set of Virtual Hosted Desktops and Infrastructure as a Service offerings, as well as the expansion of the global delivery footprint. dinCloud has become a rapidly growing leader in the cloud infrastructure, hosted workspaces, desktop as a service, and cloud security arena and further expands the long-standing ATSG partner ecosystem relationships with Microsoft, Cisco, and Citrix. The acquisition also spans a multichannel, go to market approach, inclusive of other service providers and solutions aggregators, across Large Enterprises, as well as Middle Market end user customers.
With the dinCloud acquisition, ATSG continues to grow its customer relationships and overall offerings portfolio with specific emphasis on the rapidly growing, secure virtualized desktops and applications hosting markets, as well as cloud infrastructure services. dinCloud's managed technology solutions, provides users with secure, simple access to the desktops, applications, data, and IT services they need to work from anywhere, at any time. In addition, the team of dinCloud experts and engineers hold an array of impressive certifications and specializations, providing even further scale, capabilities, technical expertise, and intellectual property to ATSG.
"I am thrilled to join ATSG, a recognized leader in the tech-enabled managed services space," said Mark Briggs, CEO of dinCloud. "With this move, we further enhance our capabilities for our employees, our clients and our channels. Our joint vision and collaboration with ATSG is in perfect alignment and we look forward to serving many of our clients and channel partners in a leveraged model that will benefit our customers."
As ATSG looks ahead to 2022, they will continue to focus on growth, both organically and through future acquisitions. The company began over 25 years ago as an enterprise network and systems integrator and has aggressively transformed over the past decade to a Tech-enabled MSP, featuring highly secure, multicloud solutions, powered by the ATSG automation platform Ai2. The acquisition of dinCloud depicts the execution of yet another milestone in ATSG's strategic growth plan and is its seventh acquisition over the last 3 years; ATSG previously acquired QTS in 2017, VDX in 2018, HNS, ShoreGroup Solutions in late 2019, MTM in 2020 and the DatAvail IMS business unit in 2021. ATSG will continue to evaluate future investments and alliances that strategically enhance their tech-enabled managed services and overall Technology Solutions as a Service digital transformation strategy and offerings.
"The dinCloud acquisition was a clear strategic choice to complement both our Cloud and Digital Workplace Services portfolio," said Anthony J. D'Ambrosi, Chief Executive Officer of ATSG. "The global synergies between ATSG and dinCloud were immediately apparent, with their passion for customer success, innovation and deep channel partnerships. We are very excited about this fantastic combination."
The dinCloud acquisition serves as the first acquisition under Ron Zampolin's new role as President of Corporate Development and further expands on the focused transformation strategy ATSG is successfully executing. Houlihan Lokey served as the exclusive financial advisor to dinCloud during the transaction.
ATSG is a global tech-enabled managed services and solutions company focused on innovative solutions to enhance today's digital enterprise and end-user experiences. ATSG provides Intelligent IT through Technology Solutions as a Service (TSaaS) to a variety of customers; leveraging an offerings portfolio of rediTech, rediManage, rediCloud, and rediSecure, which delivers reliable, elastic, dynamic infrastructure, collaboration, applications, as well as world-class IT operations.
Nord Security | February 18, 2022
Nord Security, a family of digital privacy and security solutions, has joined the Centre for Cybersecurity, launched by the World Economic Forum. Alongside other global cybersecurity companies, Nord Security will accelerate the societal benefits of a secure digital world and participate in invaluable knowledge sharing within the sector.
The World Economic Forum's Centre for Cybersecurity is an independent and impartial global platform committed to fostering international dialogues and collaboration between the global cybersecurity community in both the public and private sectors. The focal points of the center are to build cyber resilience, strengthen global cooperation, and understand future networks and technology. Nord Security joining the Centre for Cybersecurity will not only benefit the World Economic Forum and its aims, but it will also help Nord Security to further develop into an encompassing cybersecurity suite.
As a global brand that has continuously advocated for greater online privacy and security, joining the World Economic Forum's Centre for Cybersecurity marks the natural next step for us and our products. Nord Security has accumulated extensive cybersecurity experience that could provide valuable insights to this platform. But more importantly, we hope that, together with other members of the center, we will further boost the users' trust and close cooperation between public and private stakeholders in the cybersecurity industry."
Tom Okman, one of the co-founders of Nord Security
"We are excited that Nord Security has joined the Centre for Cybersecurity. Their expertise will be a value add to ongoing projects on cyber resilience, governance and privacy," said Alexander Klimburg, head of the Centre for Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum.
NordVPN — the first brand in the Nord Security family of products — was established in 2012. Throughout the years, it became the VPN solution of choice worldwide. Lately, the company has been expanding to include security solutions for businesses and advanced tools for consumers. These include the next-generation password manager NordPass, the powerful file encryption tool NordLocker, and the business solution NordLayer.