2X Predicts Increased Demand for Thin Client Computing in Asia

2X Ltd 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.

The 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.

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