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Quest Software Readies Virtual Desktops for Windows 8

 ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 4, 2012

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Users are expected to realize tremendous gains from the new capabilities in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 but, like any migration to a new version of Windows, this will require significant testing and preparation to ensure a smooth and timely rollout. Quest Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: QSFT) has responded to this need by enabling corporations to ready their virtual desktop environments for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 today and have added other key technology advancements to their User Workspace Management portfolio.

 ·         Quest Workspace™ Desktop Virtualization 7.6 (formerly vWorkspace) incorporates industry-leading features that guide corporations in building a next generation environment that delivers the user workspace on any desktop and device:

o   Offers first-to-market experimental support for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, giving organizations a forward view of how these latest technologies will affect desktop virtualization environments

o   Addresses BYOD initiatives by providing insights into which devices (iPad, Macs, Android, etc.) users are employing to access their virtual desktops and use that information to create a context-aware workspace

o   Supports the latest Microsoft releases: System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012, SQL Server 2012

·         Quest Foglight® for Virtual Desktops 5.6.3 a brings powerful diagnostics and rich visualization to Quest Workspace Desktop Virtualization environments:

o   Advanced Resource Monitoring provides vFoglight functionality for monitoring performance and resources in desktop virtualization infrastructures

o   Microsoft App-V Integration allows customers to identify exactly which App-V application is being used in Workspace Desktop Virtualization

o   Advanced Load Balancing enables customers to distribute the monitoring load in very large environments


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 About Quest

Established in 1987, Quest Software (Nasdaq: QSFT) provides simple and innovative IT management solutions that enable more than 100,000 global customers to save time and money across physical and virtual environments.  Quest products solve complex IT challenges ranging from database management, data protection, identity and access management, monitoring, user workspace management to Windows management


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