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Thursday, 13 February 2014 20:55

SHI Partners with GreenQube for Initial Hosted Desktop and DaaS Offering

Written by  Hunter McFadden

GreenQube’s Cloud Workspace Helps SHI International Deliver Fast, Secure and Affordable Hosted Desktops and Windows Applications to Small and Medium Businesses

Monroe, LA: GreenQube, Inc. – February 18, 2014 –  GreenQube today announced a strategic partnership with SHI International Corp., one of North America's top 20 IT solution providers, that will accelerate SHI's efforts to build out its cloud services business. As part of the new agreement, SHI now offers GreenQube Hosted Desktops and Windows Applications as part of the GreenQube Workspace, enabling businesses to quickly and securely turn up desktop and application resources in the cloud. 

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“We are excited to partner with GreenQube, which allows us to deliver a best-of-breed cloud hosted desktop solution to meet our customers’ demands,” said Richard Place, General Manager of Cloud Services, SHI International Corp. “GreenQube’s service provides a selection in our current cloud services business by providing an enterprise-grade solution at a price that small and medium businesses can afford.” 
In an effort to reduce costs of supporting, buying, and migrating desktops to newer operating systems, more and more companies are turning to BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) deployments utilizing the power of the cloud and hosted desktops as a service.  In support of the growing hosted desktop market, SHI is offering GreenQube's Windows Cloud Desktops and Application solutions today and will include GreenQube in its Cloud Marketplace, an online portal for customers to access solutions from leading cloud service providers, later this year. 
“As a leading Windows Cloud Desktop and Application provider, we are excited to team with SHI to deliver their customers an affordable, highly reliable, and easy to deploy and manage cloud desktop solution,” said Preston Rose, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, GreenQube. “As demand grows for cloud hosted desktops, our partnership with SHI will extend our reach with businesses that require enterprise-grade performance, reliability and security.” 
GreenQube’s Workspace is an enterprise-grade cloud hosted desktop solution optimized for companies with users ranging from 10-10,000. All connectivity to the desktop is secured via Microsoft and Citrix technologies.  GreenQube can extend its Workspace on the customer’s premise or into their existing cloud solution.
About GreenQube
GreenQube, Inc., Inc. is a leading provider of  Hosted Desktop solutions,service provider specializing in White Label Service offerings. We provide by providing a complete hosting platform to our partners who want to generate revenue and not have to worry about the backend infrastructure. 
Since 2005, GreenQube has specialized in providing cloud-based solutions, including application hosting and desktop virtualization, for customers in a range of industries. “We are passionate about helping customers use best-of-breed virtualization technologies to increase efficiency, save money, and provide a better work-life balance experience for employees,” says Hunter McFadden, CEO, GreenQube. “Continuous improvements in virtualization technology, the rise of the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) model, and more companies looking to maximize their IT investments has led to increased interest in replacing physical PCs with hosted desktops.”
About SHI 
Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a $5 billion+ global provider of technology products and services. Driven by the industry's most experienced and stable sales force and backed by software volume licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists, and certified IT services professionals, SHI delivers custom IT and Cloud solutions to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector, and Academic customers. With over 2,400 employees worldwide, SHI is the largest Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) in the U.S. and is ranked 18th among Everything Channel's VAR 500 list of North American IT solution providers. For more information, visit