August 25, 2022

VMblog VMware Explore 2022 Video Interview with IGEL (managed endpoint operating system)

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As part of our VMware Explore 2022 coverage, VMblog visits with Simon Townsend, Chief Marketing Officer at IGEL. IGEL has the solution for fully managed, secure endpoint access to any digital workspace that gives IT teams strong control and end-users the freedom to work as they wish in a hybrid world. Enabling choice of any cloud, from any device, anywhere, IGEL unlocks a collaborative and productive end user computing experience while solving the common security and management challenges required to compete and win in today’s world of hybrid work.

In this video, Townsend provides a quick overview of the company, and then goes into more detail on how they partner with VMware and its ecosystem. Find out what they specifically provide a VMware shop or VMware implementation, and what problems they solve for them.

Watch and learn as Townsend offers a great rundown of the company's technology, what they do, and what makes them unique and different in an otherwise crowded market. And find out what big trends and themes they see playing out in 2022 and 2023.

Find out how IGEL is partnering with VMware and Microsoft, and how they are helping to extend the Anywhere Workspace and enabling Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS).  Townsend also talks about a great IGEL campaign called "Why Compromise," currently being run with their partners, LG, Lenovo, and ControlUp. You'll want to take part in this campaign if you can.

Stick around until the end and watch a demo to learn more.


0:00​ - Intro
0:21​ - Introducing Simon Townsend, CMO at IGEL
0:44 - Background overview of IGEL
1:42 - What problems do you solve for VMware users?
5:46 - Double click on the technology, and what makes you unique or different?
10:05 - How do you partner with VMware and Microsoft? How do you extend Anywhere Workspace and DaaS?
12:33 - Learn about the IGEL, Lenovo, LG and ControlUp campaign "Why Compromise?"
17:03 - Big picture themes and trends for 2022 and 2023
22:01 - Demo of IGEL
28:05 - Wrap up

Brian Ducharme

Brian is an event reporter for and an expert in virtualization/cloud techonlogies.  In his 15+ years of experience in the virtualization/cloud field he has interviewed hundreds of companies, users and executives.  Brian has been an active member of the NEVMUG (NEVTUG) since 2006 and attends both vmworld and Citrix Synergy every year.  Brian works full time as a Senior Software Engineer for Liquidware Labs.

Brian also spent 5 years as the managing editor of Virtual Strategy Magazine, an online magazine focused on the virtualization industry and has been with vmblog since 2011. He has a background in Computer Graphics, Marketing, Programming, Web Design, Mobile App Development, Linux Administration and is an active member of the NHJS group. 









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