Metalogix Archive Migrator Voted MSExchange.Org Readers’ Choice Award Winner in Exchange Migration Category


Singled Out as Best Solution for Migrating Email from Any 3rd Party Email Archive into Private, Public or Hybrid Clouds – Improves Compliance, Access and Retrieval of Email Archives

Washington, D.C. – November 25, 2015 – Metalogix, the premier provider of unified cloud software to migrate, manage and secure content across enterprise collaboration platforms, today announced that its Archive Migrator has been named the winner of the MSExchange.org Readers’ Choice Awards, in the Exchange Migration category. Based entirely upon votes from the MSExchange.org readers – certified IT administrators and executive-level decision makers, Archive Migrator was singled out as the best solution for migrating email from any 3rd party email archive into private, public or hybrid clouds, and improving compliance, access and retrieval of email archives.
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Admiral Metals Doubles Performance for Business Critical Applications with Condusiv I/O Reduction Software


V-locity Reduces I/O from Virtual Server to Storage to Help Metals Company to Achieve More than 50% Performance Gains on their Existing Hardware Infrastructure

BURBANK – November 24, 2015 – Condusiv® Technologies, the world leader in software-only storage performance solutions for virtual and physical server environments, today announced that Admiral Metals has experienced dramatic benefits leveraging Condusiv V-locity® I/O Reduction Software. As a result, the company doubled its business critical application performance without having to add additional hardware.
http://goo.gl/JhixQ9

Metalogix Essentials for Office 365 Awarded Top Cloud Management Software by Cloud Computing Magazine


Essentials for Office 365 Recognized for Comprehensive Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery

Washington, D.C  – Metalogix, the premier provider of unified cloud management software to migrate, manage and secure content across enterprise collaboration platforms, today announced that Metalogix Essentials for Office 365, cloud software has received a 2015 Cloud Computing Excellence Award from TMC’s Cloud Computing Magazine for its comprehensive Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery functionality.
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Kensington Introduces Hi-Fi Headphones with Mic, Ideal for K-12 Classrooms


New Headphones Address Education Requirements for Testing, Learning and Language Labs, Training Facilities and More

San Mateo, CA, November 18, 2015 – Kensington, a worldwide leader in delivering smart. safe. simple.™ desktop and mobile computing accessories, today introduced the newest product in its headphone portfolio, the Hi-Fi Headphones with Mic. Offering exceptional sound, a rotating microphone, universal comfort and a robust design, the new headphones are ideal for the increasingly multi-media rich learning and testing environments of K-12 education.
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Metalogix New Storage Expert Enables Organizations to Drive Increased Performance and Efficiency of SharePoint Environments While Reaping up to 90% Cost Savings


Storage Expert Provides IT Administrators with a Proactive Solution to Identify Performance Issues and Take Action to Ensure Optimal Performance and Health of Their SharePoint Infrastructure

Washington, D.C. – November 18, 2015 – Metalogix, the premier provider of unified cloud software to migrate, manage and secure content across enterprise collaboration platforms, today announced Storage Expert, a new product designed to enable Microsoft SharePoint Administrators to drive increased application and content performance, while dramatically reducing storage costs. Storage Expert is available immediately, and for a limited time – free-of-charge.
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nGenx Addresses Six Workspace as a Service Misconceptions in New Paper

Fast Growing IT Category Triggers Questions about Solution Relevancy, its Relationship with DaaS, Cloud Security, Cost, and Dependence on Internet Availability

CHICAGO, IL – (November 18, 2015) – nGenx, a cloud services pioneer in the delivery of hosted workspaces, including applications, data, and desktops, today announced a new paper titled Six Workspace as a Service Myths Debunked that is available for free download at http://www.ngenx.com/6-myths-of-waas. The hosted Workspace as a Service (WaaS) market is a fast growing space that IDC predicts will grow from $282 million in 2013 to $1.7 billion by 2018 because of the enhanced access to applications, data, and desktops from any device or location, and other advantages.

As a growing number of managed service providers (MSPs) and independent software vendors (ISVs) who offer Workspace as a Service solutions enter the market and IT administrators consider the technology as an alternative to traditional on-premise IT workspaces, many organizations are raising questions about the technology’s ability to meet business requirements. While WaaS has been available for more than a decade, it has evolved significantly in terms of capabilities, reliability, device/application support, and cost. This has encouraged IT professionals to explore the technology and vet the industry’s popular platforms.

nGenx, a WaaS platform provider that helps MSPs, ISVs, and IT services agents to benefit from a fully packaged WaaS solution for desktop, application, data, or full workspace delivery, has produced a new paper that addresses the six key concerns of WaaS. Below is a summary of the questions reviewed in the document.

nGenx Busts Six Workspace as a Service Myths

  • Myth 1: Desktop as a Service (DaaS) and WaaS are identical:

Fact – DaaS suggests a single location at which companies can come in and add their data and applications themselves. It typically doesn’t include anything except the desktop/shell. In contrast, Workspace as a Service (WaaS) provides a virtual workspace that models the types of resources that users would have at their desk within a physical office environment.

  • Myth 2: WaaS is a passing fad that won’t be relevant in five years:

Fact – The latest market research from multiple sources suggests quite the opposite of this theory. A study by Transparency Market Research values the global WaaS market at $7.47 billion in 2014, with projected growth at a CAGR of more than 12 percent between 2015 and 2022.

  • Myth 3: Security is a major concern when it comes to WaaS:

Fact – WaaS features centralized storage that reduces the chance of data loss and thereby provides greater security. Most WaaS providers configure their architecture so that application data flows between the user’s device and the data center, keeping applications securely in your company’s data center.

  • Myth 4: Custom and graphical software applications don’t play well in the cloud: Fact – While this may be the most legitimate myth on the list, it’s also an antiquated one. Back in 2009, even the most respectable WaaS provider would have had to wave the white flag on this—but no longer. Today’s cloud is fast, robust, and highly accessible, so the user experience with custom and graphical software applications simply is not an issue.
  • Myth 5: Doing it in-house is just less expensive:

Fact – This is another statement that may have been true five years ago, but has today been relegated to myth status since the standard cost of a WaaS seat is now around $40. That includes infrastructure, storage (personal and company), data backup, all lines of business applications, management of the solution, and more. In addition to lowering costs by making IT staff more effective, WaaS also augments the efficiency of an organization’s entire staff, since people can work from anywhere with access to all of their files from all of their devices.

  • Myth 6: If there is no Internet, productivity declines:

Fact – While this could conceivably pose a concern to some users in very remote locations, it’s certainly not going to affect most people because there are so few places now without Internet access. Today’s reality is that there are usually multiple choices for accessing the Internet at any given time: from your phone as a hot spot and your home, to any respectable web-enabled business dotting the globe (often for no cost). Even airplanes—once a no-Internet stronghold—now provide access. With such pervasive Internet services now available, the fear that if the Internet goes down your workspace goes down becomes a thing of the past. Today’s solutions also provide offline sync which allow users to work on company files offline – then once back online, the system auto-syncs the files back to the application.

“Dispelling the myths around Workspace as a Service is important for helping organizations to better understand the benefits of the technology,” said JD Helms, president, nGenx. “With the confluence of trends such as workforce mobility, BYOD, cloud computing, and pervasive Internet, a perfect storm has formed that makes WaaS a game changing solution for enhancing IT productivity. Unlike traditional workspaces, WaaS provides fingertip access to computing resources regardless of where the individual is situated. Complement this with lower capital and operational costs, and the value proposition is compelling.”

To download the free paper titled, “Six Workspace as a Service Myths Debunked,” please visit:

http://www.ngenx.com/6-myths-of-waas

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Resources:

View nFinity nWorkspace video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQT4v7FSKPA

Contact nGenx today to schedule a free demo at: http://www.ngenx.com/contact/

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About nGenx

Founded in 2000, nGenx is a cloud services pioneer in hosted application and desktop delivery. nGenx works with strategic partners such as Microsoft, Intuit, Google, IndependenceIT, Artisan Infrastructure, and others to develop hosted IT applications provided via the cloud. Through its cloud platform solution, nFinity® nWorkspace™, nGenx enables organizations to access their business applications on any device, anywhere business may be conducted.  In 2014, nGenx was recognized by both Microsoft and Citrix for its leadership in the industry. nGenx markets its solutions through both white label and agency programs supported by its nGenx control panel, a single pane-of-glass provisioning system that allows partners and enterprise customers complete control over their IT environments.  For more information, visit Why nGenx.

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(1)          International Data Corporation (IDC), Worldwide Workspace-as-a-Service 2014-2018 Forecast, Document #250048, https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=250048

nGenx Agency Contact:

Joe Austin

The Ventana Group

512-531-9119

jaustin@theventanagroup.com

Kensington Launches Convenient, Powerful Family of Car Chargers


New Kensington® PowerBolt™ Car Chargers Ensure That Users Will Never Again Be Without Power for Their Devices While on the Road

San Mateo, CA, November 17, 2015 – Kensington, a worldwide leader in delivering smart. safe. simple.™ desktop and mobile computing accessories, today announced the launch of four new PowerBolt™ Car Chargers to provide users on-the-go with convenient, powerful charging capability in the fastest possible time.

Industry trends are predicting that increasingly more new devices that support Micro-USB charging will need higher output power including tablets and 2-in-1 devices. Kensington PowerBolt™ Car Chargers are specifically designed to fulfill the end user’s need for higher output power that is quick, safe, and convenient for travel. The family of PowerBolt Car Chargers includes PowerWhiz™ Technology, which auto-detects a mobile device to ensure it charges safely, and a hardwired Lightning cable that allows users to quickly charge devices…
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