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Devon IT to Showcase Ceptor Thin Client at Freescale Technology Forum

Devon IT today announced today announced it will demonstrate its ultra-compact multimedia-capable Ceptor that enables users to convert any HDMI TV monitor or display into an interactive enterprise thin client device at the Freescale Technology Forum in Dallas, TX April 8-11, 2014. In addition, Devon IT CTO Ian Geiser will highlight the Ceptor during the Keynote address.

Ceptor to be shown at Freescale Technology Forum (Source, Devon IT)

Ceptor to be shown at Freescale Technology Forum (Source, Devon IT)

“Devon IT has been a recognized innovator in developing cutting-edge alternative desktop technologies. Our ARM-based Ceptor running DeTOS offer users a full, rich media experience in a unique, small form factor,” explained Ian Geiser, Chief Technology Officer, Devon IT. “The combination of power consumption, TCO and security benefits these combined with portability are the primary reasons that we see the Ceptor thin client paired with cloud computing and virtual desktops becoming a viable option for business large and small.”

Ceptor is the only ultra-small enterprise device shipping today that is a true ‘thin client HDMI stick’. Ceptor software includes Devon IT’s award winning DeTOS operating system and thin client management suite allows managers to easily create, deploy and manage their virtual desktop infrastructure. VDI is complex and therefore requires a holistic management framework to orchestrate the many components required for successful virtual desktop delivery and management.

Because the Ceptor runs DeTOS and is managed by Devon IT’s management suite, it is an enterprise thin client device and operates within an existing Citrix, Microsoft, or VMware environment. When plugged into an HDMI display and network, Ceptor provides a full virtual desktop experience with integrated Bluetooth and Wi-Fi capability for connecting to the network.

The Ceptor thin client software suite streamlines and simplifies virtual desktop deployments, enabling organizations to gain greater management and control, ensure data and asset security, deliver a superior end-user experience, and provide enterprise business continuity and cost reductions.

Pricing and Availability

The Ceptor is available for $119 in the US on the Lenovo site with Lenovo part number 4ZR0F45985. For more information about Devon IT's products orderable with Lenovo VLH part numbers, or to arrange for a purchase, email [email protected], or call 610-757-4220 or toll-free 888-524-9382. Information is also available at www.devonit.com.

About Devon IT

Devon IT, Inc., (www.devonit.com) is a leading information technology company that offers thin client software, hardware, and virtual desktop solutions. Devon IT's products offer users in various industries and environments greater IT security, enhanced manageability, improved reliability, and lower costs. Devon IT is also the creator of patented VDI Blaster™, a software suite that transforms PCs with hard drives into virtual desktops and the innovators of the SafeBook® thin client notebook. The company is headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania with offices in London, Shanghai and Bangalore. Read Devon IT's technical blog, "Thin Tank," at http://www.devonit.com/blog.

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