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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‚Äôs 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.

Published in VMware Explore 2022

About a third of Americans are now working from home, more ever than before.  And quite simply, that's due in large part because of COVID-19 and the pandemic that was unleashed across the globe this year. 

In this latest VMblog #WorkFromHome Series, we're exploring what technology means in this current paradigm shift of working remotely.  And in order to do that, we're reaching out to industry experts to help shine a light on the subject.  We're asking these experts to offer up their opinions and advice on what's taking place now and where things go in the future. 

In this Q&A, VMblog connected with industry expert, Simon Townsend, CMO for IGEL, to get his opinion on the work from home topic and at the same time, find out more about the company's work from home offerings. 

Published in Work From Home 2020

VMblog speaks with Simon Townsend of IGEL during the IGEL DISRUPT 2020 event in Nashville, TN.

Simon Townsend of IGEL talks about his new position leading the marketing efforts globally for the company. Simon also talks about the growth of the IGEL DISRUPT event, now in its third year, both in the US and EMEA. Simon also talks about the big announcements made throughout the event. One of the biggest annoucements being the GA of the Windows virtual desktop client on IGEL OS 11, their support for Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) and the important relationships they've created with their partners to make that happen.

Published in IGEL Disrupt 2020

IGEL Technology has created a much needed End User Computing event called DISRUPT.  This year, the event will take place in Nashville for its North America event (January 27-29th, 2020) and in Munich for its EMEA event (February 4-6, 2020).

In this video interview, Simon Townsend, IGEL's CMO, gives viewers a nice background on the DISRUPT event, and talks about this year's focus.  Watch and find out what attendees can expect to hear and learn from the events this year, get a sneak peek at some of the hot topics that will be discussed, learn about which sponsors and key speakers will be presenting at the show, and hear other reasons why you should be attending.  

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Published in IGEL Disrupt 2020

Simon Townsend of IGEL shares a recap from DISRUPT in Munich, talks about the growth of both the EUC market and IGEL and its technologies and partnerships. Townsend also talks about how Microsoft is validating the VDI and DaaS market with the announced Windows Virtual Desktop and their acquisition of FSLogix. And even more!

Published in IGEL Disrupt 2019

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