Aggressive growth strategy pays off in increased number of customers, substantial revenue gains, and fresh industry accolades, while virtualization industry sales and technology veterans continue to flock to the company.
ALPHARETTA, GA and CHICAGO, IL, October 10, 2011 - Liquidware Labs, the leader in desktop transformation solutions, today announced that revenues in Q3 2011 surged by 300 percent compared to Q3 2010, the largest gain in customers and licenses in a single quarter. The surge in revenue was attributed to a significant increase in enterprise clients and growing acceptance of Liquidware Labs' solutions as a default standard for VDI deployments.
In Q3, the company also opened new corporate offices in Chicago and increased its employee head count by over 25 percent, continuing to add acknowledged industry experts and seasoned sales executives to its ranks. Earlier this year, Liquidware Labs was named to CRN's new Virtualization 100 list, and Jason Mattox, Liquidware Labs' Chief Technology Officer, was named to CRN's 2011 "100 People You Don't Know But Should" list.
"In addition to these impressive numbers and awards, we have seen the validation of our desktop transformation methodology and user virtualization solution, which we introduced in 2009 as VDI Essentials.", said David Bieneman, Liquidware Labs Co-Founder and CEO. "Now our competition has scrambled to try and match our offering, we are also seeing a substantial increase in new partnering requests and downloads of our products. Awareness is off the charts, and the demand for Liquidware Labs has never been stronger."
In other Q3 news, Liquidware Labs ProfileUnity™ FlexApp™ was voted a finalist in the Best New Technology Category of the Best of VMworld 2011 Awards. The software solution was the only VDI-focused solution to achieve the prestigious award at this premier virtualization industry event.
"The session particularly delves into the challenge of runaway costs and how to avoid adding CAPEX and OPEX," Rohrer said. "We will also take a close look at how to measure current input/output per second by user and by application."
During the VMworld conference in September, Liquidware Labs also unveiled coming product enhancements, including the aforementioned award-winning ProfileUnity 5.0 with FlexApp technology, which is expected to be generally available in Q4. ProfileUnity 5.0 with FlexApp will continue to knock down barriers to VDI with the ability to capture and deploy user-installed applications within stateless, non-persistent, shared-image desktops using VMware® View Composer, Citrix® Provisioning Server and physical desktops.
Liquidware Labs also introduced Stratusphere Designer at VMworld. The product will be generally available in Q4 this year. Stratusphere Designer mitigates risk, lowers cost and improves virtual desktop user experiences by delivering image, host and storage design models based on observed assessment data.
Both ProfileUnity 5.0 with FlexApp and Stratusphere Designer will be demonstrated at VMworld, Copenhagen, and Citrix Synergy, Barcelona, later this month.
"The growth of the company during Q3 and over the past year is solid evidence of the tremendous benefits that our products and methodology offer," Bieneman said. "With Liquidware Labs, you reduce the complexity, cost and risk associated with migrating to Windows 7, while speeding up the process and offering a strong ROI case when used with leading VDI platforms."
Among the new hires at Liquidware Labs in Q3 were one-time foes and former colleagues that are now teaming up together in a new alliance at Liquidware Labs to forge premier desktop transformation technologies to dominate the market. The new hires include senior personnel from leading virtualization industry firms Vizioncore and PHD Virtual.
"Our sales team exceeded expectations this past quarter to drive our success- particularly in the government sector," said Bieneman. "Q3 2011 represents the first signs of just how important Liquidware Labs is to end users and partners as we continue to develop our technology and our organization. These results, coupled with the great showing we had at VMworld and Synergy, validates our vision and goal to accelerate adoption and dominate the virtual desktop space as the de facto standard. We are gearing up for a big year-end close in Q4 to set the stage for a breakout year in 2012."
Liquidware Labs™ is the leader in desktop transformation solutions for next-generation physical and virtual desktops, including VMware View, Citrix XenDesktop, 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 organizations to decouple users and applications from the operating system and to cost-effectively plan, migrate, manage and validate the user experience for next-generation desktop infrastructure. Liquidware Labs products are VMware and Citrix certified, and are available through a global network of certified partners. Visit www.liquidwarelabs.com for further information.
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