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Teradici Announces Winner of 1M PCoIP Zero Clients Contest, Commemorates One-Millionth Shipment Milestone at VMworld Europe 2013

Systems Engineer at North Kansas City Hospital drawn from nearly 1200 entries

Burnaby, British Columbia – October 10, 2013 Teradici, the developer of the PCoIP® protocol, today announced the results of the company’s 1M Zero Clients Contest.  To commemorate the shipment of one million PCoIP Zero Clients through its extensive network of ecosystem partners, Teradici invited contestants to enter for a chance to win a trip to VMworld Europe 2013 from October 14 through 16.

The contest winner – Artie Horn, Systems Engineer at North Kansas City Hospital – was chosen in a random drawing from nearly 1200 entries accepted from July 22 through September 23, 2013. Horn will join the Teradici team next week in Barcelona, Spain to celebrate the company’s one-millionth zero client milestone achievement, network with other IT professionals, and see firsthand the latest advancements in virtual computing.

“I have attended VMworld in the U.S. over the years, so I am thrilled to have the opportunity to attend VMworld Europe, and to travel outside of the U.S. for the first time!” said Horn. “I have the utmost respect for Teradici and the benefits of its technology, therefore I am especially pleased to accept this prize. Teradici’s partnership with Imprivata to enable No Click Access on PCoIP zero clients has been absolutely amazing – a huge win for us at North Kansas City Hospital. You’ve converged on a secure, efficient solution that enhances our quality of patient care.

“With PCoIP zero clients and ‘tap-in, tap-out’ badge access, doctors, nurses and clinicians can roam from location to location without the hassle of closing down electronic medical record applications or logging in and out. As the hospital’s IT administrator, I’ve appreciated how quick and easy it is to manage and deploy new PCoIP devices across the enterprise from a single integrated platform with the Teradici PCoIP Management Console.”

For over 55 years, North Kansas City Hospital has been at the forefront of providing medical care in the Northland. Specializing in cardiac care, oncology, women’s health, orthopedics and emergency services, its medical staff includes over 550 physicians representing 49 medical specialties. Over the past year, The IT team has deployed 700 PCoIP zero clients to enable more efficient use of computing resources at the hospital. Now, clinicians can start their day at any location and simply “tap-out” or “tap-in” throughout the day from any zero client to disconnect or reconnect to a fully restored session on their desktop with applications open, secure and ready to use.

With Teradici Healthcare Solutions, physicians and care providers can access vital information, anytime and anywhere – helping save lives and improve quality of care – all while increasing the security of patient information and reducing IT costs.  Since 2011, Teradici and Imprivata have collaborated to deliver an integrated, interoperable healthcare solution with the Teradici PCoIP zero clients Imprivata OneSign authentication and single sign-on software. Together, the companies enable healthcare providers to deploy VMware View virtual desktops with secure and rich-media hardware zero clients to provide clinicians with one-touch desktop roaming and strong authentication.

About Teradici at VMworld Europe 2013
Teradici is exhibiting the company’s full range of PCoIP zero clients including Imprivata OneSign, remote workstation, hardware acceleration and network optimization solutions in booth G215 at VMworld Europe 2013, from October 15 through 17. For more information, see VMworld Europe 2013 Event Alert or visit  

About Teradici PCoIP Zero Clients
Teradici PCoIP Zero Clients enable the ultimate virtual desktop and remote workstation experience for end-user computing. The unique technology allows organizations to take full advantage of the benefits promised by virtualization, while also supporting a rich multimedia experience with significant advantages over desktop PCs and traditional client solutions. The stateless architecture of PCoIP zero clients, along with the absence of data at the desktop, enables Teradici to provide the easiest to manage, most secure and highest performance user experience for office workers and power users.

For an extensive list of Teradici PCoIP Zero Client vendors and partners, see here.

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About Teradici

Teradici technology is the fabric of the virtual workspace. It powers the spectrum of local, remote, mobile and collaborative work styles, fundamentally simplifying how computing is provisioned, managed and used.

Teradici PCoIP technology is deployed throughout virtual and cloud environments, in zero clients, hardware accelerators, standalone workstations and mobile devices. Simple, green, and cost-effective, the Teradici PCoIP virtual workspace architecture delivers a secure, high-definition, highly responsive computing experience.

Teradici customers benefit from a broad PCoIP ecosystem of innovative products and services, and include Fortune 500 enterprises and institutions around the world, local and federal government agencies, and cloud and service providers.

Teradici was founded in 2004, and is headquartered in British Columbia.


Teradici and PCoIP are trademarks of Teradici Corporation and may be registered in the United States and/or other countries. Any other trademarks or registered trademarks mentioned in this release are the intellectual property of their respective owners.


Lisa Washington
Teradici Corporation

Heather Fitzsimmons
Mindshare PR