Virtual Computer Selected as Finalist for 2011 Red Herring 100 Global Award

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Virtual Computer
Selected as Finalist

for

2011 Red Herring 100 Global Award

Market Leader Builds on

R
ecognition
by

Wall Street Journal

Technology Awards
,

VMworld

Desktop Virtualization Awards, and Intel
Desktop Virtualization Survey


Westford, Mass, December 1
5
, 2011


Virtual Computer
, the market leader in
Intelligent De
sktop
Virtualization

(IDV),

announced that it has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's 2011 Top 100 Global
Award, a prestigious
award
recognizing

private technology companies from across the globe.


Virtual
Computer
has made a breakthrough in
desktop virtualization

that radically expands the capabilities of PCs
while slashing management costs.
Virtual Computer
offers

the only desktop virtualization solution to
combine
a

type
-
1 client hypervisor with an integrated centralized management system
.


I
t delivers
full
control over PCs to IT and
new productivity advantages

to users


like
fast booting to

access the web

and
running

multiple personalities (e.g., corporate and personal) on a single machine.


Virtual Computer
was carefully selected by the Red Herring editorial team after being judged on a range of
qualitative and quantitative metrics, including but not limited to, technology innovation, financial
performance,
revenue
growth, management's execution standards, gl
obalization of the strategy
,

and
market share
growth
.
The winners of this

esteemed award have demonstrated the most innovative
technologies and business models originating from
more than

1
,
000 companies
across nearly

5
0 nations.


“Technology companies are

becoming the bright spot in the economic outlook based on their increasing
role within macro
-
economic environments,” stated Alex Vieux, Chairman of Red Herring. “2011 has
confirmed the sector's vibrant activity and its resilience to widespread economic pr
oblems. Virtual
Computer has performed exceptionally in its field and strongly deserves to be singled out as one of the Red
Herring Global Finalists.”


"We are honored to be recognized by
Red Herring for this prestigious award
," said Dan McCall, president
and CEO at Virtual Computer. "
We focused on delivering an approach to desktop virtualization that solves
the problems that IT is looking to address,
delivers

dramatic costs savings, and delights end users.

We’re
excited to see that Virtual Computer NxTop is receiving such positive acclamation
from customers, analysts,
and
prominent

industry awards
.”


Virtual Computer was r
ecently recognized by the
2011 Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Awards

and the

Best of VMworld 2011

Awards for Desktop Virtualization solutions.
Virtual Computer
was also
ranked in the top
four

desktop virtualization providers in an independent

survey
conducted by Intel of over

200 IT professionals
.
In that survey, Virtual
Computer was the only private company to make it into the top
four providers, with the others each have market capitalizations exceeding $10 billion.


Virtual Computer offers
free trials of
its flagship product,
NxTop
,

at
www.virtualcomputer.com
. Because
NxTop does not require the infrastructure that
other desktop virtualization solutions require
, most
organizations can get a
virtualized
desktop environment running in less than 90 minutes using
their existing
infrastructure.




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About Virtual Computer

Virtual Computer is the market leader in intelligent desktop virtualization, combining centralized
management

with local execution
. The company’s flagship product
,

Virtual Computer
NxTop
,

makes
managing thousands of desktops and laptops as easy as managing one, while offering new levels of
flexibility and productivity to end
-
users. NxTop delivers ultra
-
fast native PC performance, complete
mobility, and better manag
eability than VDI for a fraction of the cost. More information is available at
www.virtualcomputer.com
. Follow us on Twitter:
www.twitter.com/virtualcomputer
.


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