IGEL solves your VDI Headaches
To Deliver the most SECURE, PRODUCTIVE, and COST EFFECTIVE digital workspace to employees, regardless of where they work.
- IGEL is a software company that makes an operating system specifically for companies that deliver their applications and data from the cloud or a data center.
- As IGEL is purpose-built for accessing a centralized Windows environment, it offers some key benefits.
- Highly Secure - The endpoint is secured with a read-only OS, no data resides on the endpoint, and a chain of trust stops edge tampering.
- Cost-Effective - The lightweight, purpose-built OS uses less power, and you no longer need to purchase additional endpoint software solutions like AntiVirus or VPNs.
- Built for the Enterprise – IGEL OS supports all the key infrastructure agents from day one, and over 120 solutions are IGEL-ready. This means that they work out of the box with IGEL. You can easily manage and support tens of thousands of endpoints, whether they are in the office, at home, or in a remote location without a VPN.
- Superior Management Capabilities - IGEL UMS provides a much better out-of-the-box experience, more reliable communication, better troubleshooting, and automation capabilities, simpler update and migration tools, and cloud gateway capabilities from both on-premises and cloud deployments.
- More Extensive Third-Party Integrations – IGEL OS supports various peripherals like printers, scanners, and card readers from over 120 third-party vendors. With our extensive peripheral support, we help ensure rapid integration of end-user workplaces.
- Security - IGEL has incorporated numerous security measures into its management suite and endpoint OS that is unmatched by the competition, including a highly differentiated “chain of trust” from UEFI secure boot to virtual workspace execution.
- Market Leader – IGEL is the clear industry leader that will ensure that you have a trusted partner to rely on after the sale and that you have access to the latest industry innovations.
- Flexible and Scalable Architecture - The IGEL operating system is flexible and scalable, allowing it to be easily customized for different organizations and deployment scenarios.
- Centralized Management - The IGEL operating system can be centrally managed using IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS), which provides a single pane of glass for managing and monitoring all IGEL devices in the organization.
- Onboarding New Users - IGEL OS ensures a smooth and stress-free onboarding process for new staff, both technically and logistically. New employees can take a new Lenovo device straight from the Lenovo factory and connect their virtual workspace in under 3 minutes.
- Remote Access - The IGEL operating system supports remote access to virtual desktops and applications, allowing users to access their workspaces from anywhere.
- Security - The IGEL operating system is designed with security in mind, with features like read-only, secure boot, device lockdown, and support for two-factor authentication.
- Integration with Third Parties and Virtualization Platforms - The IGEL operating system integrates with major virtualization platforms like Citrix, VMware, and Microsoft and over 120 ecosystem partners, simplifying the deployment and management of virtual desktops and applications.
- Unified Communications and Multimedia Support - The IGEL operating system supports multimedia applications like video conferencing and streaming, which enhances the user experience, especially with applications like Teams and Zoom.
- Customizable User Interface - The IGEL operating system provides a customizable user interface that can be tailored to the needs of different users and organizations.
- Low Power Consumption - The IGEL operating system is designed to be energy efficient and has low power consumption, reducing operating costs and environmental impact.
- Cloud Connectivity - The IGEL operating system can connect to cloud-based services like Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS), allowing organizations to leverage cloud resources for their virtual desktop infrastructure.
- Automatic Firmware Updates - The IGEL operating system can automatically update firmware, ensuring that devices are always up-to-date with the latest security patches and performance improvements.
- Support for a Wide Range of Peripherals - The IGEL operating system supports a wide range of peripherals, including USB devices, smart card readers, and scanners, enhancing the functionality of thin client devices.
- Comprehensive Endpoint Management - The IGEL operating system provides comprehensive endpoint management capabilities, including inventory management, software distribution, asset tracking, streamlining device management, and reducing IT workload.
- VP, Director, Senior Manager of EUC / Windows / Platforms
- EUC Architect, Senior Technician, Systems Engineer, Consultant
- Are you deploying any cloud-sourced apps or workloads? How are your users accessing their apps? What kind of devices are they using?
- How many of your users are back in the office full-time? How are you currently supporting and managing those remote users?
- If you hire new remote employees, how do you onboard those users?
- How do you ensure that all your user endpoints are secure from viruses and running the correct software versions?
- How many IT employees are needed to manage your end-user computing environment?
- How long does your IT team need to deploy and image your endpoints properly? How do you ensure your people have the right app mix on their devices per role?
- How do you keep your endpoints current with the latest virtualization protocols and peripherals? How long do you usually wait to support the latest client(s)?
- How do you ensure system integrity from the endpoint to the cloud?
What to listen out for! IGEL BINGO
Use this part like a BINGO page; if your customer complains about any of the following, it is potentially an IGEL opportunity.
KEY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN IGEL AND WINDOWS:
- LARGE OS WITH VULNERABILITIES
- EXPENSIVE AND COMPLEX TO SECURE AND MANAGE
- WINDOWS MIGRATION CHALLENGES
- REGULAR PATCHING REQUIRED
- AGENT COMPLEXITY
- EASY TO DEPLOY
- EASY TO MANAGE CENTRALLY
- COST EFFECTIVE
- SUPPORT FOR ALL VDI / DaaS
- SUPPORTS WEB-BASED APPS AND MICROAPPS