Miniframe

MiniFrame is a leading player in the software desktop virtualization market. The company develops and markets its SoftXpand technology that transforms the world of desktop computing, by turning any computer into multiple independent workstations. SoftXpand products provide top-performance (winner of the PC Plus Performance Award) multi-seat solution for various B2B and B2C markets.

The award winning, software-only SoftXpand, enables new cutting-edge B2B solutions including Point of Sale, Interactive Digital Signage, and Digital Menus in restaurants. For the consumer market, SoftXpand offers unique entertainment and smart home solutions that simply connect all TV’s, computer monitors and mobile devices to a single PC using existing network and wireless infrastructure.

The cutting-edge product (winner of Red Herring 100 Global Award) 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 (winner of the Frost & Sullivan’s 2010 European Desktop Virtualisation Product Innovation and Green Excellence Award and the Green Apple Award). The SoftXpand innovative software is used by over 100,000 users worldwide.

SoftXpand 2011 is a software solution that turns any standard PC into multiple independent workstations. Each workstation operates independently and offers top performance and high flexibility.

SoftXpand 2011 is based on a new break-through technology that supports Windows 7 (Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise and Ultimate editions, 32 or 64 bits) and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems. SoftXpand 2011 supports more workstations and is limited only by hardware performance. SoftXpand 2011 has new look and feel. The new design provides an enhanced user experience and ease of use.

SoftXpand 2011 is ideal for any type of organization (including education, SMBs, call centers, etc.). SoftXpand 2011 technology also serves as an enabler for various B2B solutions including Point of Sale, Interactive Digital Signage, Digital Menus in restaurants, etc. For the consumer market, SoftXpand 2011 offers unique solutions such as: SoftXpand Media Center and Global Home Access Point Solution.

SoftXpand 2011 Duo is a software solution that turns any desktop or laptop into two independent workstations. It allows 2 users to work simultaneously, independently and seamlessly while relying on a single computer.

SoftXpand 2011 Duo supports Windows 7 operating system (Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise and Ultimate editions, 32 or 64 bits).

Based on SoftXpand 2011, SoftXpand 2011 Duo is specifically designed for two workstations. It is ideal for your home allowing you to easily add an extra workstation to your existing PC.

SoftXpand 2011 Duo is licensed only for personal, non-commercial use. It may not be used for direct or indirect commercial purposes, or within a non-commercial organization. When purchasing SoftXpand 2011 Duo please note that this product is provided without support.

MiniFrame’s SoftXpand is a leading software-only virtualization solution that enables you to turn a single PC into multiple powerful workstations. It also enables you to choose smartly how to allocate your IT budget according to the ever-dynamic needs of your organization. Over 100,000 people are already reaping the multiple benefits of SoftXpand’s award-winning solution.

SoftXpand’s multiple advantages for your organization:

1. Reduces TCO Dramatically With fewer computers, you can significantly reduce your initial purchase costs, minimize maintenance time and expenses, and cut down on the electricity needed to power and cool your machines. With SoftXpand, you can save 60% on purchase costs, 80% on maintenance, and 75% on total energy consumption. Your total savings: 70% less in your Total Cost of Ownership.

2. Supports Your IT Environment and Decreases Maintenance Costs Finding a way to maximize computational power is a goal many companies have set to achieve. SoftXpand enables you to maintain only one host computer in a single location to provide multiple workstations. Hardware and software installed on the PC are shared, and upgrading involves replacing only a single computer. In fact, SoftXpand helps reduce maintenance costs by 80%.

3. Offers a Simple Switch to Green IT SoftXpand marks a new generation of Green IT. With fewer computers, you consume 75% less energy, cut down on C02 emissions by 80%, and reduce your e-waste by 80%. Furthermore, the manufacturing of multiple SoftXpand workstations requires a fraction of the amount of energy needed to produce the same amount of standard PCs. Join the fight for a better environment and reduce your carbon footprint with SoftXpand.

4. Award-winning Virtualization Technology Ensures Robust Performance With its unique up-and-coming virtualization technology which enables resource sharing, SoftXpand maximizes the full power capacity of each PC you own. This innovative software-only solution is recognized by the media and leading industry authorities and was recently awarded several prestigious awards.

As with a standard PC, your desktop content is protected by folder access rights, private user IDs, and customized access details. Each workstation supports standard software applications, high screen resolution, multimedia sound, full-motion video, and heavy graphic applications – all in a highly reliable, high-speed processing environment which maintains a seamless user experience.

5. Enables Maximum Flexibility and Scalability Clever IT is about staying up-to-date with the latest technologies, while maintaining flexibility. This is even more significant in the often inflexible nature of IT infrastructures. SoftXpand offers you the best desktop virtualization solution that meets your needs today – and can grow as you grow tomorrow.

6. Facilitates Better Work Environment It is common knowledge that there is a direct link between a good working environment and productivity. MiniFrame’s “Doing more with less” philosophy translates to a better work environment at your business. With only one PC, SoftXpand provides multiple workstations which means added value for the worker when it comes to the physical work environment. No messy cables, no cumbersome hardware, this solution not only provides more free space at the desk or at the cube, it also means less heat is generates so clean air is maintained and less noise enables better quality of work.

All above calculations are based on comparison between 6 stand-alone PCs and 6-workstation SoftXpand cluster.