IGEL Recognized by CRN as a 2021 Tech Innovator
IGEL, a provider of the next-gen edge OS for cloud workspaces, is announcing that it has been named by CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, as a finalist in the 2021 CRN Tech Innovator Awards. IGEL UD Pocket2 was recognized in the “Virtualization – Apps/ Desktop” category.
This annual awards program showcases innovative vendors in the IT channel across 47 different technology categories, in key areas ranging from cloud to storage to networking to security. To determine the winners, a panel of CRN editors reviewed hundreds of vendor products using multiple criteria, including key capabilities, uniqueness, technological ingenuity, and ability to address customer and partner needs.
“The UD Pocket2 features a 2-in-1 design that transforms endpoints with either with USB Type-A and USB Type-C interfaces into a IGEL OS-powered endpoint for secure, manageable access to VDI, cloud workspaces and virtualized apps,” said Balaji Subramanian, Global Channel Chief, IGEL. “We are proud to be recognized by CRN for our innovation and leadership in giving enterprises the ability to rapidly and securely help their people remain productive while working from anywhere.”
The IGEL UD Pocket2 is a portable USB device with a USB-A and a USB-C connector that converts any compatible x86-64 device into an IGEL OS powered endpoint for accessing digital workspaces including Citrix, VMware, Microsoft AVD & Windows 365, and Amazon WorkSpaces. Compatible with both legacy and modern devices, the UD Pocket2 is an ideal solution for bring-your-own-device (BYOD) users, work-from-anywhere (Wfx) users, or organizations wanting to repurpose aging or existing hardware to allow simplified and managed access to the company network or cloud workloads, from anywhere.
“CRN’s annual Tech Innovator Awards acknowledge technology vendors that display their ongoing commitment to empowering and enabling end users, while also promoting continuous business growth for solution providers, with cutting-edge, purpose-built products and services,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “I’d like to personally congratulate each and every one of this year’s CRN Tech Innovator Award winners. We are proud to recognize these best-in-class vendors that are driving transformation and innovation in the IT space.”
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