GoPC.net uses NX to create a new generation of cloud computing, deploying virtualized PC desktop and server networks from within a supercomputer and reducing costs up to 90%
Rome, Italy, Jan. 4, 2010 - NoMachine, creator of NX , the secure remote access, desktop and application delivery software announced that GoPC.net, a world pioneer and innovator of cloud computing technology,is now offering virtualized PCs and server networks in the cloud via NoMachine's NX technology.
The GoPC cloud platform operates on alarge grid of servers and uses NX technology with a backend servernetwork to deliver the full functionality of PC workstations. Each user has a virtualized Linux desktop bundled with dozens ofpre-configured desktop apps, ultra-fast online storage, group collaboration tools and security, all delivered via the Internet on to almost any computer screen. Using NX Advanced Server with NX Advanced Server Nodes, a grid computer array can be scaled to support hundreds of thousands of concurrent users.
NX Advanced products reduce downtime and guarantee fast provisioning, making them perfect for companies to scale out computing resources on-demand. The result is a new generation of cloud technology which can replace a traditional PC or server networks with equivalent functionality and save as much as90% of the costs, support and logistics.
GoPC.net offers amuch more functional solution to alternatives currently available in the cloud computing arena. Its adoption of NX has allowed it to fully embrace the growing demand by organizations to use virtualization technologies to deploy, maintain and access business desktops andapplications in more flexible and efficient ways through the Internet.
CEO/Founderof GoPC.net, Graeme Speak said, “We’ve been developing cloud technologyfor over a decade and for us cloud means vastly more than just web apps and online storage. Integrating NX technology with GoPC has enabled us to create some amazing solutions that compete directly with traditional PC workstations and server networks and at a small fraction of the cost”.
With NX, GoPC.net delivers a sophisticated VirtualDesktop Infrastructure (VDI) with nearly 100 integrated desktop applications equivalent to a normal PC workstation. The fully managed solution is targeted at business, education and consumers who can create a single user account in seconds or deploy a sophisticated network of 1,000 users - all from a simple dashboard.
“NX extends the boundaries of any datacenter, and allows you to take advantage of external computing resources efficiently and seamlessly.The combination of NX and GoPC.net can empower users to run their enterprise applications at the location that best meets their business needs.” says Sarah Dryell, Business Development Manager at NoMachine.
“NoMachine NX is an essential element of our cloud solution, removing dependence on physical machines and eliminating most software license costs. It's the core of our flagship consumer product and allows us to deliver the equivalent functionality of traditional PC desktops and servers via the cloud,” said Speak.
Based in Rome,Italy, NoMachine is the creator of award-winning NX software, an enterprise-class solution for secure remote access, application delivery, 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, pleasevisit http://www.nomachine.com.
Based in Perth, Australia and Silicon Valley, USA, GoPC Pty Ltd is a pioneer and early innovator of cloud computing technology. Originally founded as an Application Service Provider in 1995 by Central Data Pty Ltd, the technology was spun off into the GoPC entity in 2005. GoPC.net is a disruptive cloud enabling platform that delivers full desktop applications, web apps, storage and security via the Internet displacing traditional PCs and server networks. For more information about GoPC, please visit the company’s website at http://www.gopc.net.