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Nimdesk Desktop as a Service (DaaS) Solution crafted on Artisan Infrastructure Enables Cloud Providers to Offer Virtual Desktops to End User Customers

DaaS Scalable Services Design crafted on Artisan Infrastructure provides rapid time to market for service providers to deliver quick, affordable DaaS cloud solutions with Nimdesk

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its support for cloud solution providers, Nimdesk today announced a partnership with Artisan Infrastructure, the wholesale infrastructure-as-a-service provider, to provide functionality for joint customers faster and more affordably. 

Managed service providers, IT solution providers, independent software vendors (ISVs) and systems integrators can now deploy Nimdesk DaaS quickly and efficiently from Artisan Infrastructure's ecosystem. Nimdesk DaaS, RDS2, and VDI Broker solutions represent the most cutting edge technology in the centralized desktop space. Our architecture and design allow service provider admins to do much more and provide much more power to their tenant admins and end-users than any other solution available today.

"We're excited to partner with Artisan and their partner network enabling a seamless avenue for ISP's, CSP's and End-User organizations to offer DaaS and VDI solutions at a reasonable cost," said Nimdesk Chief Sales Officer, Sterling Andersen. "Our products provide options for partners and end-users to brand or co-brand all interface panels; host on-site, co-location, or in the cloud; and generate custom admin control portals and user web portals to suit the unique needs of the partner, service provider, and customer."

Artisan Infrastructure enables solution providers to retain complete autonomy, control, security and visibility while choosing, deploying and managing their own cloud solutions through Cornerstone, the company's virtual private data center platform.

"During our testing and certification process, it was evident to our solution engineers that Nimdesk has created a revolutionary VDI product, the Nimdesk Broker, and then using appropriate software abstraction mechanisms and APIs, provide the ability not just for service providers to white-label and custom brand a DaaS offering across many locales, industries and verticals. The final result of our collaboration was proven in a Scalable Services Design, crafted on Artisan Infrastructure which delivers service providers an easily deployed and branded DaaS solution within minutes rather than weeks."

Nimdesk and Artisan are hosting a webinar for managed service providers, IT systems integrators and other ISPs to describe the benefits and value of their partnership to the channel. Webinar participants will receive a 30-day, no obligation, trial of Nimdesk. The webinars are scheduled for Thursday, January 16th at 1:00 central standard time. Please click here to register for the webinar.

About Nimdesk
Nimdesk is the only Virtual Desktop software platform built to deliver Windows and Linux Desktops across multiple tenants, spanning multiple datacenters. Our software stack has been proven to scale out to thousands of Virtual Desktops from a single grid cluster and management console.

Nimdesk supports a variety of storage options: from local high performance flash based storage, to local virtual storage arrays, as well as many types of external storage – to deliver optimal performance for all types of Desktops and end-user configurations.  Nimdesk can be used to complement and enhance existing RDS deployments, as an entirely new DaaS platform, or even on-premise as a highly efficient Virtual Desktop solution – all to provision and broker desktops at minimal cost and zero complexity.

For more information, please visit: http://www.nimdesk.com

About Artisan Infrastructure
Artisan Infrastructure is the wholesale Infrastructure-as-a Service provider, based in Austin, Texas.  Through Cornerstone, Artisan's virtual Private Data Center (vPDC) platform, customers maintain complete autonomy,  control, security, and visibility when building their own private and public cloud solutions.  Cornerstone scales from single site, secure multi-tenant environments to highly complex dedicated infrastructure on multiple continents.  With Artisan Infrastructure, customers eliminate the complexity, capital and operational costs, of building and maintaining best-of-breed, geographically redundant data centers that infinitely scale. Customers leverage a neutral ecosystem of independent software vendor templates allowing immediate turn up, trial and deployment of cloud solutions faster and more affordably.  Customers include national and international IT Solutions providers, SaaS developers, PaaS providers, ISV's, VoIP providers, and value added resellers. 

For more information visit http://www.artisaninfrastructure.com

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