Taking a Look at 2X ApplicationServer XG Posted: August 28, 2013 at 7:22 am Taking a Look at 2X ApplicationServer XG – Brought to you by the 2X Cloud Computing Team – The cloud computing revolution has brought significant improvements to the IT infrastructure of businesses. While agile and scalable IT solutions are created, cutting edge technologies improve organizational performance, enabling companies to increase their efficiency. Virtualization is an important aspect of cloud computing technologies, which pools business resources to greatly improve productivity levels within an organization. Ultimately, virtualization allows businesses to leverage computing resources such as servers, desktops and storage solutions. Server virtualization allows you to control server resources while boosting the performance of every process running in that network. At the same time, desktop virtualization allows you to create virtual desktop infrastructure wherein your desktop information is stored on a central host and can be accessed from anywhere, at anytime. While server virtualization has been around for many years, businesses are now searching for a reliable desktop virtualization application that provides highly scalable VDI solutions – and 2X ApplicationServer XG offers just that. What is 2X ApplicationServer XG? 2X Application Server XG is a powerful desktop virtualization solution that offers seamless virtual desktop and application delivery to improve business performance and optimize desktop resources. This desktop virtualization application, engineered by 2X Software, uses cutting edge technologies to offer highly scalable VDI solutions. While boasting simplicity, the application creates highly secure VDI networks to bring agility, scalability and mobility to business processes. How does 2X ApplicationServer XG work? In a 2X VDI environment, user profiles and desktop environments are centrally stored on terminal servers.2X ApplicationServer XG uses the 2X RDP protocol to request a user desktop environment. The 2X Connection Broker checks for user credentials, authenticates the remote desktop request and delivers a virtual desktop. Furthermore, it handles sessions by creating, terminating or reactivating sessions. The 2X Load Balancer checks for available connection servers and creates a session on the server that has a lesser load. The integration of 2X ApplicationServer XG with Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and RemoteFX allows users to access rich streaming media to make for an enjoyable user experience. Why should you use 2X ApplicationServer XG? In today’s highly competitive economic conditions, companies find it challenging to meet rising business targets. With limited resources, companies have to find ways to optimize resources while meeting SLAs. Assigning physical workstations to every employee is not a feasible task. In a way to overcome these challenges, 2X ApplicationServer XG provides the perfect solution to create seamless virtual desktop and application delivery so that resources are optimized while the quality of work is enhanced. Moreover, quick deployment of applications allows businesses to increase productivity levels while improving business processes mobility. Employees can work from anywhere, at anytime to make sure that work is not hampered for any reason. Features of 2X Application Server XG 2X ApplicationServer XG comes packed with amazing features that are essential for businesses of all sizes. Here are the top features: Seamless integration of virtual desktop and application delivery Simple and secure mobile connection via the 2X Client for RDP/Remote Desktop on Windows, Linux, Mac, iOS, Android, Chrome and BlackBerry Easy-to-use and intuitive interface for a centralized management of the VDI 2X Cloud Portal for easy access of virtual desktops from anywhere Isolated applications run as separate sessions Access of resources based on IP Address, MAC address, user groups or location Compatible with Microsoft RemoteFX to deliver rich streaming media Easy monitoring of license usage Effective Load Balancing features to provide scalable solutions How do business benefit from 2X ApplicationServer XG? By implementing 2X ApplicationServer XG, companies can leverage resources and significantly improve business performance. Here are the top benefits: Highly scalable solutions The 2X Load Balancer effectively performs load balancing by redirecting requests to available connection servers. Businesses can scale up resources in peak times while paying only for the services used. Moreover, the application has an intuitive interface and allows easy monitoring of license usage. Mobility solutions In a traditional business environment, employees working in different departments need different workstations with access to specific applications. In a VDI environment, the entire desktop environment is centrally hosted on a server. Therefore, based on your privileges, you can access required resources from anywhere. In addition, the increasing trend of BYOD environments is a concern for businesses. With a VDI environment, you can implement BYOD policies to prevent risk. Quick deployment of applications By quickly deploying applications across hundreds or thousands of virtual desktops, companies can leverage resources and reduce operational expenses. Moreover, companies can achieve higher SLAs. Updates and security patches can also be easily implemented. Compatible with all major hypervisors A critical feature of 2X ApplicationServer XG is its compatibility with all major hypervisors. You can deliver virtual desktops and applications from virtually any hypervisor such as VMWare vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer and many more. Cost effective solution 2X Application Server XG is a cost-effective desktop and application delivery solution. While there are other vendors such as Citrix, Microsoft and VMWare, not every organization can afford their solutions. With 2X ApplicationServer XG, you can enjoy a highly scalable solution at an affordable price. Download 2X ApplicationServer XG to deliver virtual desktops and applications from a central location, providing continuous availability, resource-based load balancing and complete end-to-end network transparency for administrators.