Release: Virtual Computer NxTop 4

Posted by Kenneth van Surksum   |   Tuesday, August 30th, 2011   |  

Virtual Computer has released version 4 of its client hypervisor NxTop.

NxTop consists of two tiers, NxTop Client which is a Xen-based client hypervisor and NxTop Center, its centralized management component. It combines network-based storage with a stateless client-side hypervisor.

NxTop hypervisor is also available in a Workstation edition, which is a scaled down free version of the platform, including a centralized management solution, capped to a maximum of five managed computers.

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NxTop 4 provides the following new features:

  • New deployment option for hot-desking on stateless end-points providing near-native peformance using local execution while data is hosted on a storage array.
  • VMware vSphere/ESXi and Citrix Xen Support for running the NXTop Management Servers
  • Provision virtual Server instances on PC’s with NxTop Engine
  • Remote Power Management policies
  • Large scale enterprise installer for mass rollout
  • Accelerated data encryption optimized for Intel® vPro enabled processors
  • Single Sign-on
  • Advanced management capabilities for shared computers in training rooms and classrooms


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