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MiniFrame Leverages DisplayLink Technology For Efficient Multi-User Computing

NETANYA, Israel and PALO ALTO, California – June 21, 2010 -- MiniFrame announced today that they are leveraging the DisplayLink virtual graphics technology to deliver a plug and play desktop virtualization /multi-user computing solution to a variety of global markets.


The collaboration will allow for the combination of DisplayLink’s USB virtual graphics technology with MiniFrame’s desktop virtualization software, SoftXpand.  DisplayLink technology enabled PC peripherals can now be used in conjunction with a single PC to create up to eight virtual desktops.


“MiniFrame’s award-winning SoftXpand software-only virtualization solution is the perfect match for DisplayLink technology-enabled universal docks and displays,” said Andre Bouwer, Head of World Wide Sales for DisplayLink. “At a time when efficiency is paramount and concern for the environment is high, this alliance will deliver a ‘lean and green’ solution that will enable both businesses and consumers to cut costs while expanding their computing experience.”


Close collaboration between the two companies will ensure that all DisplayLink USB OEM products will work seamlessly with SoftXpand desktop virtualization software. Customers will benefit from the ability to easily increase productivity while reducing total cost of ownership and energy consumption.


”We strongly believe that the combination of DisplayLink’s USB products and MiniFrame’s SoftXpand software offers a true plug and play multi-user solution for the consumer and business markets . Home users will be able to easily add an extra workstation to their existing PC, while MiniFrame’s global channel partners will offer the only plug and play virtual desktop solution to their customers,” says Raz Rafaeli, CEO of MiniFrame.


Pricing and Availability

The solution is now available and is ideal for enterprise, education, call centers, small/medium businesses, and home users. Special pricing is available for MiniFrame partners, and the company will assist in facilitating DisplayLink device procurement. 


About MiniFrame

MiniFrame (www.miniframe.com) is a leading player in the software desktop virtualization market. The company develops and markets its SoftXpand multi-user software technology and product suites that address various vertical markets, while providing smooth migration from any computing environment to a complete “Cloud Computing” solution. SoftXpand software drastically reduces the amount of


hardware required, resulting in significant reductions in Total Cost of Ownership, and is recognized by industry experts as the ultimate green IT solution. MiniFrame has distribution partners spanning 4 continents, and is continuously seeking to expand its international distribution network. For partnership inquiries visit www.miniframe.com or contact MiniFrame by email: sales@miniframe.com.


About DisplayLink

DisplayLink Corp. (www.displaylink.com) specializes in chips and software that enable easy virtual graphics connectivity between computers and displays over standard interfaces such as USB, wireless USB, and Ethernet.   DisplayLink  technology is used in dozens of globally branded PC accessories including monitors, docking stations, display adapters, projectors, and zero client systems that enable  expansion of the desktop visual workspace at significantly lower cost and energy than traditional solutions.   For more information and product details visit DisplayLink Shop and follow DisplayLink on Facebook and Twitter.




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