Pano Logic, today announced the newest version of their desktop virtualization solution, Pano System 2.7.
The new release provides IT administrators with new policy-based installation and remote management capabilities, as well as increased scalability, making deploying and managing virtual desktops much easier. This release also adds support for the new VMware’s vSphere 4 virtualization infrastructure.
Pano System 2.7 offers a number of new features which enhance or enable new capabilities for:
- Updates to supported VMware infrastructure: added support for the new VMware vSphere 4 ESX, ESXi and vCenter Server 4 components along with continuing support VMware VI3 and VMware View Manager 3.1.
- Increased Scalability: making scalability easier to implement and twice as fast when using VMware vCenter to scale out virtual desktop architectures;
- Policy-based installs and updates: performing group policy installs and updates of the Pano Direct Service seamlessly and automatically, and allowing for Pano Manager to also be updated from within the administrator interface;
- Remote user logoff and disconnect commands: enabling administrators to use the Pano Manager interface to logoff and disconnect users accessing their desktop virtual machines (DVMs) via Pano Devices for one-console management; and,
- Expanded USB device support: broader support for USB devices using native Windows drivers.
Pano System 2.7, including the Pano Device and backend software, is available now with pricing starting at $329 per desktop for the current chrome finish Pano Device – it is also now available with the Pano Device in a black finish at just $319 per desktop The optional Pano Remote USB key provides remote access to Pano virtual desktops and is priced at $35 per user. The Pano System running on VMware’s new vSphere 4 Essentials editions can provide a complete virtual desktop offering for under $500 per desktop.