Liquidware Labs, the leader in desktop transformation solutions, today announced it had another exceptionally strong quarter of year-over-year growth, with increases in the number of customers, revenues, partners and employees to record levels, while industry accolades confirm its prestige and leadership standing.
100% Growth In Bookings And Record Number Of Transactions
“The current deals we’re closing are a strong indicator of future success,” said Liquidware Labs President and COO Chris Akerberg. “Many of our customers are in the early stages, successfully conducting pilots and POCs with our solutions. We continue to benefit as they return to us after they scale to thousands of users in production.”
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100% Growth In Number Of Acceler8 Partners As Desktop Virtualization Market Expands
Liquidware Labs reached another key milestone by doubling the number of paying Acceler8 partners.
“VARs realize that desktop virtualization is a must in their portfolios to stay viable as tech services providers, and that it’s in their best interest to align with forward-looking providers like Liquidware Labs to ensure their customers’ success and their own,” said Akerberg.
Rising Market Awareness Of Liquidware Labs
Liquidware Labs is also squarely on the radar of industry followers. Website traffic and product downloads have hit record highs. In addition, analysts IDC and The 451 Group have both released company profiles early this year, highlighting the company’s unique position and business value in the desktop virtualization ecosystem.
Growing Staff Gains Recognition and Accolades
Employee headcount almost doubled over Q1 last year, with major additions to sales, support and product development staff, as the company continues to invest in areas that are essential to customer satisfaction and success.
Akerberg’s dedication to the channel was acknowledged through his recognition by CRN’s as a 2012 Channel Chief. Akerberg was chosen for his track record of building profitable channel distribution networks in emerging virtualization technologies.
Northern EMEA Technical Director, Ricky El-Qasem has been selected as one of the top 100 bloggers in the virtualization industry and fourth among all virtual desktop infrastructure bloggers for his Virtualize Planet site. In addition, El-Qasem and Pete Del Rey, Liquidware Labs technology evangelist, have been selected as vExperts by VMware®. This is the third year in a row for El-Qasem, while Del Rey is a first-time selection to the distinguished list.
“All indications are that we are in the right place at the right time with the right people and products,” Akerberg added. “We look forward to our upcoming May 16 release of user-installed applications solution, FlexApp, and our May release of our version 5.0 products to continue to reinforce our position as a significant industry provider.”
About Liquidware Labs
Liquidware Labs™ is the leader in desktop transformation solutions for next-generation physical and virtual desktops, including VMware® View, Citrix® XenDesktop, Red Hat® and Microsoft® Windows 7. The company’s Stratusphere™ and ProfileUnity™ solutions have been described by analysts as the industry’s first ‘On-Ramp to VDI,’ providing a complete methodology and software that enables organisations to decouple users and applications from the operating system and to cost-effectively assess, design, migrate and validate the user experience for next-generation desktop infrastructures. Liquidware Labs products are VMware and Citrix certified, and are available through a global network of partners. Visit www.liquidwarelabs.com for further information.