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Acer UK is now offering its line of Veriton thin clients running Devon IT software. Acer Thin Clients will offer end customers a complete solution that addresses the needs for next generation cloud computing, featuring security, manageability and affordability.

Acer Thin Clients will offer government, education, small to medium-sized businesses and enterprise users the benefits of next generation cloud computing, security and intuitive manageability.

Acer offers the complete business product portfolio, including tablets, desktops, notebooks, workstations, thin clients, servers and storage, to meet all professional needs, plus it delivers to its customers a range of complete solutions with extended support, smart management tools and enhanced security.

Acer solutions are designed to bring important benefits to the IT department. In addition to delivering security and control, a virtualized infrastructure enables companies to support more users with fewer resources, while offering the best possible desktop experience from virtually anywhere on any device.

"The current economic challenging times require complete and flexible solutions to solve problems. The benefits of server-based desktops are undeniable and address problems like security and operating costs," said Nathan Knight, head of commercial business, Acer UK.

"Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solutions provide increased security, centralized management, and add operational flexibility to desktop computing. Our variety of virtual client solutions, coupled with Devon IT's thin client software, is a great combination that makes it easy for IT managers to evaluate and ultimately implement their own virtualized desktop environment," Knight added.

Today, government, education, SMB, and enterprise users all look to take advantage of the benefits cloud computing offers in security, low cost, and easy manageability.

Joe Makoid, President, Devon IT, said, Globally we have a strong association with Acer in introducing thin client solutions; from our European headquarters in the Devon, we have extended our support to address the requirements for the commercial market in the UK. Acer thin client offerings embedded with our software expertise will offer customers optimized benefits of virtual desktop infrastructure computing.

Powered by dual-core Intel[R] processors with support for both Windows Embedded Standard 7 and Linux-based DeTOS 7.2, and utilizing all of the major industry connection protocols, the N2620G Thin Client is perfect for any virtual desktop environment requiring versatility and functionality.

Devon IT's DeTOS and Echo Thin Client Management Software

Acer and Devon IT have partnered to deliver end-to-end VDI Thin Client solutions to fit any customer environment, from SMB to Enterprise. Devon IT is a US based information technology company specializing in thin client hardware and software for virtual desktop solutions.

Devon IT's software, which includes its DeTOS operating system and Echo management suite, comes integrated with all Acer Thin Clients and allows IT managers to easily create, deploy and manage their virtual desktop infrastructure. VDI is complex and therefore requires a holistic management framework to orchestrate the many components required for successful virtual desktop delivery and management. Devon IT's suite of software streamlines and simplifies desktop virtualization deployments, enabling IT organizations to gain greater management and control, ensure data and asset security, deliver superior end-user experience, and provide enterprise business continuity and cost reductions.

More information on Acer Thin Clients can be found at group/thinclient

About Devon IT

Devon IT, Inc.( is an information technology company that offers thin client software, hardware, and virtual desktop solutions. Devon IT's products offer users in various industries and environments greater IT security, enhanced manageability, improved reliability, and lower costs. Devon IT is also the creator of patent pending VDI Blaster (, a software suite that transforms PCs with hard drives into virtual desktops and the innovators of the SafeBook thin client notebook. The company is headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania with offices in London, Shanghai and Bangalore.

About Acer

Established in 1976, Acer is an information and communication technology company dedicated to the research, design, marketing, sale and support of innovative products that enhance people's lives. Acer's green supply chain delivers environmentally friendly PCs, displays, projectors, servers, tablets and smartphones tools our customers need to explore beyond limits and experience more. Ranked No. 3 for notebooks globally (IDC 2012), Acer employs 8,000 people, and 2012 revenues reached US$14.7 billion.

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