Arrow Electronics to offer independenceIT’s Cloud Workspace® Desktop-as-a-Service Suite
Solution to be integrated into company’s ArrowSphere platform
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--independenceIT (iIT) today announced it has entered into an integration and distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics Inc., a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. The agreement allows Arrow’s enterprise computing solutions segment (Arrow ECS) to market, sell and support iIT’s Cloud Workspace solution in its growing list of North American channel partners via integration into the ArrowSphere online marketplace.
“In business today, meeting bring-your-own-device (BYOD) user demand, while maintaining data security and managing compliance and disaster recovery risks is daunting. iIT’s Cloud Workspace enables business leaders to meet these challenging requirements, and realize the cost savings and greater agility of a cloud workspace platform”
Leveraging Cloud Workspace’s powerful application programming interface (API), Arrow will integrate the solution’s management and provisioning functions into its ArrowSphere platform, allowing users to manage their IT services with a familiar, easy-to-use interface while automating desktop and application provisioning, deployment and support functions. The integration also provides increased flexibility for IT professionals who want to help their customers make the transition to the cloud.
Cloud Workspace provides a complete cloud-based application and desktop-as-a-service solution, giving small to medium businesses unprecedented ease of management and, giving employees always-on access to business applications, a full-featured Microsoft Windows desktop experience and corporate file systems wherever they are and from any device, while providing complete control, security and auditability. iIT’s management software provides an intuitive, easy to use and productive interface to dramatically simplify burdensome and time-consuming administrative tasks. The platform currently supports more than 600 business applications.
“In business today, meeting bring-your-own-device (BYOD) user demand, while maintaining data security and managing compliance and disaster recovery risks is daunting. iIT’s Cloud Workspace enables business leaders to meet these challenging requirements, and realize the cost savings and greater agility of a cloud workspace platform,” said Jim Livingston, vice president of North American services for Arrow’s ECS segment. “iIT’s Cloud Workspace, now offered through the ArrowSphere cloud webstore, helps our partners to deliver an unprecedented level of service more easily and profitably.”
“As pioneers of the workspace concept, we provide more than simply a desktop in the cloud. The DaaS revolution is about empowering employee mobility and productivity in the BYOD era while ensuring data security and adherence to compliance requirements. It’s about providing a better desktop experience than the traditional local solution, not merely a remote one,” said Charles Buck, CTO for iIT.
independenceIT (iIT) provides an industry leading hypervisor agnostic virtualization platform for delivering desktops and applications as a cloud service, enabling the deployment of Windows desktops and applications from a private, public, or hybrid cloud to any end user device. iIT enables IT service providers to rapidly provision, manage, and support virtual resources, desktops, and applications while simplifying complex and time consuming active directory tasks associated with delivering a virtual desktop solution. Leading global companies rely on iIT to rise above the complexity. Please visit www.independenceit.com for additional information.