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IGEL expands ANZ distribution with WhiteGold appointment

New Distributor and IGEL Sydney office underline ANZ commitment

Sydney, Australia 14 March, 2014 - IGEL Technology has appointed WhiteGold Solutions Pty Ltd as a distributor in Australia and New Zealand. The appointment reflects IGEL's continued commitment to supporting and expanding its partner network and in increasing awareness and adoption of Thin/Zero Client and Virtual Desktop technologies across Australia and New Zealand.

Alastair Welsh, IGEL South Asia General Manager, said: "With the recent opening of IGEL's new office in Australia, this appointment is a continuation of our commitment to providing choice, flexibility and the highest levels of service and support to our customers. WhiteGold's focus on Datacentre and Virtual Desktop solutions, coupled with their strong brand and extensive coverage across Australia and New Zealand, allows IGEL to focus on expanding our network of partners and quickly demonstrating the unique capabilities offered by IGEL to organisations considering Virtual Desktops."

Leigh Howard, Commercial Director at WhiteGold, added: "IGEL's solutions have a proven worldwide track record in helping organisations to simplify and reduce desktop management time, whilst cutting electricity costs and extending hardware lifecycles. The important addition of IGEL to our portfolio means that our resellers will be able to offer open and future-proof desktop solutions to their customers adopting cloud, virtual or server-based computing infrastructures."

IGEL's Universal Desktop range of thin and zero clients, based on Linux and Microsoft Windows, allows customers to access a broad spectrum of server-based infrastructures and applications. IGEL also offers powerful and intuitive management software for easy deployment and administration of thin clients throughout any size organisation, as well as its Universal Desktop Converter software that allows customers to migrate existing PC or old thin client hardware to a fully-manageable IGEL thin client-like device.

About IGEL Technology
A world leader in thin and zero client solutions, IGEL Technology helps organizations improve the agility, efficiency, and security of their virtual desktop and application delivery systems. IGEL produces one of the industry's widest range of thin and zero clients, based on Linux and Microsoft Windows, allowing customers to access a broad spectrum of server-based infrastructures and applications. IGEL also offers powerful and intuitive management software for easy deployment and administration of thin clients throughout any size organization. Partnerships with industry leaders like Red Hat, Citrix, VMware, and Microsoft ensure that IGEL provides the most up-to-date technology and trustworthy security to clients in industries that include Healthcare, Education & Research, Public Sector, Financial, Insurance, Retail, Logistics, and Manufacturing. IGEL has offices in the United Kingdom, Australia, France, the Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, the United States, Germany, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and Singapore and is represented by partners in over 50 countries worldwide. To learn more, visit www.igel.co.uk or follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/IGEL_Technology

About WhiteGold
WhiteGold Solutions is Australia's first Unified Value Distributor in the ANZ IT channel, offering a hybrid distribution model placed synergistically between broad-based and niche distribution, in order to realise the highest business values for each of its reseller partners.

In today's hot technology sectors of Converged Infrastructure, Networking, Security and Unified Communications, employing such a model makes WhiteGold more efficient, relevant and effective than traditional distributors in the region. For further information, please visit: www.whitegold.com.au

WhiteGold Solutions
[email protected]

Editorial contacts:

IGEL Technology Australia
Mr. Marc Döhnert
Level 32
101 Miller Street
North Sydney, NSW, 2060
Australia
Tel.: +61 432103599
[email protected]
Web: www.igel.com

IGEL Technology Singapore
Mr. Alastair Welsh
c/o C. Melchers GmbH & Co.
Singapore Branch
101, Thomson Road
# 24-01/05 United Square
Singapore 307591
Tel.: +65 6259 9288
Fax: +65 6259 9111

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