NoMachine and VirtualORGS partner to provide world's first cloud-based Organization-as-a-Service
Online PR News – 16-February-2011 – – NoMachine, a leading provider of virtual desktop and remote access solutions, announced today that VirtualORGS has chosen NoMachine NX to power its complete Organization-as-a-Service solution, combining IT-as-a-Service and Software-as-a-Service into one unprecedentedly convenient cloud-based offering.
As an integrated component of VirtualORGS virtual portfolio, NoMachine's virtual desktop solution, NX Server, will provide organizations with secure on-demand access to cloud-hosted solutions which span services from storage to software to hosted networks and domains.
Using NoMachine's NX Server for secure remote access, VirtualORGS provides a complete cloud solution which leapfrogs traditional web based offerings. The solution packages the world's leading open source software – including specialized applications for business processes and intelligence as well as sophisticated productivity and collaboration tools - for users with all the advantages of a familiar desktop user interface.
Setting up an Organization-as-a-Service is as easy as the click of a mouse. VirtualORGS provides a complete system for the relevant organization supporting the customer's choice of domain name, and the username of their first superuser account, within as little as an hour.
Additional user accounts can then be created, archived or restored on demand, thus permitting automatic scaling of the organization's IT infrastructure on-demand. Upon creation of a new desktop, provisioning for storage capacity, email and calendaring, access to the organization's shared folder, appropriate applications, and single-sign-on set up for team collaboration software is also activated. New users can be added to their organization almost instantly, ready to work and be productive from any Windows, Mac, or Linux device, no matter where users may physically be.
“NoMachine was a natural fit,” said VirtualORGS CEO William Stewart. “We chose their software because of it's reliability, scalability, and blazingly fast speed. Even across long distances and over slow connections, VirtualORGS desktops run as fast as locally installed software.”
“The idea was a simple one: to provide an easy, affordable, and low risk IT solution in the cloud to help organizations better achieve their mission by maximizing the benefits they can receive from open source.”
Priced between $0.33 and $1.00 a day per user, the VirtualORGS solution makes affordable world class cloud IT available - for the first time - to small/ medium sized organizations, non-profits, and schools.
“This is yet another example of how NoMachine NX adapts to one of the defining trends which are shaping the small business market in the 21st century. For businesses determined to grow, yet constrained by limited finances and resources, leveraging cloud services brings powerful benefits. Combining the power of NX with a portfolio of secure, scalable on-demand solutions by VirtualORGS enables any organization to do just that,” said Business Development Manager, Sarah Dryell, at NoMachine.
The dynamic combination of NoMachine's NX powerful virtual desktop and remote access management software and VirtualORGS industry-leading open source portfolio means that outstanding performance and value are consistent, organizations are empowered to get quickly started on projects, grow and shrink their environments according to current needs and tap into the full benefits of cloud computing easier than ever before.
Based in Rome, Italy, with offices in USA and Germany, NoMachine is the creator of award-winning NX software, an enterprise-class solution for secure remote access, virtual and hosted desktop deployment. Since 2001, NoMachine's mission has been to revolutionize the way users access their computing resources across the Internet to make seamless desktop access as easy and widespread as Web browsing. NoMachine provides a comprehensive software infrastructure stack, core development, and support services built around the self-designed and self-developed NX suite of advanced components. For more information about NoMachine NX technology, please visit www.nomachine.com.
VirtualORGS is headquartered in Winchester, Ontario, just outside the Canadian capital of Ottawa. The world's first provider of an Organization as a Service (OaaS) solution, VirtualORGS integrates leading open source into targeted cloud solutions for small and medium sized business, non-profits and associations, and schools. For more information about VirtualORGS, please visit VirtualORGS.com.