Friday, August 10, 2007

2X Predicts Increased Demand for Thin Client Computing in Asia

2X opens Asian Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan to serve booming Asian server-based computing software market
Tokyo, Japan, 23 July 2007 – 2X Ltd, developer of thin client computing software, envisages its 2X ThinClientServer and Citrix-like 2X ApplicationServer products, will be vital to Asian companies, as the demand for manageable, low energy consuming and affordable IT infrastructure explodes. In view of this, 2X has opened an office in Tokyo to facilitate in expanding the Asian partner network, as well as help support Asia-based users.
Thin client / server based computing growth in Asia-PacificThe thin client market in the Asia-Pacific (including Japan), or APJ region, has recorded strong year-on-year growth, from 171,000 units in 2004 to 280,000 units in 2005, representing a 64% expansion. The growth has been fueled by a strong vendor push across the countries in the region, as well as growing acceptance of the thin client concept, as vendor presence increases across APJ. (Excerpts from: Asia/Pacific (Including Japan) Thin Client Market 2005-2010 Analysis and Forecast by Market
2X will be capitalizing on this growth and is setting up a partner network of resellers and distributors across the region. To this end, 2X has opened the Asian headquarter office in Tokyo, Japan and is planning to open another office in China in the coming months. 2X will shortly set up localized websites including Japanese (, Traditional Chinese ( and Simplified Chinese ( In addition, 2X will be localizing the interface of 2X ApplicationServer for Windows Terminal Services.

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