Virtual-Q Announces Strategic Relationship with Rackspace®
Posted by on 31 March 2012 01:40 PM
HOUSTON, TX - May 1, 2012 - Virtual-Q, a leader in Hosted Virtual Desktops, today announced a strategic relationship with Rackspace® Hosting, the service leader in cloud computing, for its hosting needs. Virtual-Q will use Rackspace's global datacenters to host their 'Q' hosted virtual desktop platform. The decision to select Rackspace was driven by Virtual-Q's rapid growth and the increasing needs of its customer base for a complete hosted virtual desktop solution that utilizes scalable and reliable datacenters.
To support a growing global presence, Virtual-Q needed a world-class data center provider with a geographically redundant infrastructure, robust network and industry leading uptime. Following an extensive evaluation process, Virtual-Q chose Rackspace to host the 'Q' not just because of their technology, but because of their Fanatical Support® service.
"As customer computing environments become more diverse and mobile, virtual desktop deployments are becoming a critical component to delivering IT services to any user, on any device and in any location. Virtual-Q and Rackspace will provide enterprises and IT service providers with a cost-effective way of leveraging Hosted Virtual Desktops with the efficiencies and scalability of cloud computing," said Victor Quinones, co-founder and CEO of Virtual-Q. "Our relationship will create a highly resilient and secure solution that reduces IT spending."
"We are excited to have a strategic relationship with Virtual-Q and look forward to our ongoing collaboration around the HVD initiatives with them," said Christopher Rajiah, vice president of channel sales for Rackspace. "Our Fanatical Support service provides companies like Virtual-Q with the people they need to build their business."
Designed for companies of any size, the 'Q' reduces on-going costly IT capital expenditures related to the individual end-user computing experience. The 'Q' simplifies and transforms the costs associated with hardware, storage, operating system, applications, anti-virus, maintenance and support into a fixed, manageable monthly operating budget.
Virtual-Q helps companies reduce their total cost of ownership, increase business continuity, improve security and compliance, and leverage their existing IT investments. Their proprietary hosted virtual desktop technology defines a new industry platform for Computing-as-a-Service (CaaS) and delivers a complete desktop environment that is accessible from any device. The Q desktop includes the latest Microsoft Operating System and Office Suite and delivers unparalleled performance improvement while prolonging the life of existing corporate infrastructure. Virtual-Q partners with the leading technology vendors and is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. For additional information, visit www.virtual-q.com or call +1-713-587-2560.