Reading, UK March 28th, 2012 Thin client manufacturer IGEL Technology has appointed Michele Nicholson as Channel Sales Manager to support its rapid UK business growth. IGEL reported a record year in the UK in 2011, with the business seeing strong organic growth in sales of its Universal Desktop thin clients and 565% growth in license sales for its Universal Desktop Conversion software, designed to convert old PCs and thin clients into easy to manage IGEL desktops.
Michele will be offering IGEL’s approved partner network additional focus supporting the channel to drive business through improved marketing, communications and sales support. She will also be looking to identify additional strong channel partners in specialist vertical markets, the financial services heart of the City of London and the North.
With more than 25 years of technology sales experience, Michele was recruited from IGEL’s exclusive UK distributor SDG where she worked in Strategic Business Development for IQ-Sys, specialists in distributing quality Application Access Infrastructure, Virtualisation, Network Management and IT Security solutions to the UK channel.
“IGEL has been a tremendous success story in the UK with rapid growth in the public sector, NGO, retail and services markets,” said Michele. “My challenge is now to support the channel to accelerate that growth into the SMB market and further into the rapidly developing desktop virtualization market, where I believe IGEL can play a valuable role.”
About IGEL Technology
A world leader in thin client solutions, IGEL Technology helps organizations improve the agility, efficiency, and security of their virtual desktop and application delivery systems. IGEL produces one of the industry's widest range of thin clients, based on Linux and Microsoft Windows, allowing customers to access a broad spectrum of server-based infrastructures and applications. IGEL also offers a powerful and intuitive management software for easy deployment and administration of thin clients throughout any size organization. Partnerships with industry leaders like Red Hat, Citrix, VMware, and Microsoft ensure that IGEL provides the most up-to-date technology and trustworthy security to clients in industries that include Healthcare, Education & Research, Public Sector, Financial, Insurance, Retail, Logistics, and Manufacturing. IGEL has offices in the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and Singapore and is represented by partners in over 50 countries worldwide. To learn more, visit www.igel.co.uk
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