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May 19, 2015

Silex USB Device Servers are Verified as Citrix Ready

Silex joins Citrix Ready Partner Program, Adding Robust USB Device Networking to VDI Deployments

SANTA ANA, Calif., May 19, 2015 – Silex Technology America, Inc., a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, today has announced that the DS-510 and SX-DS-400U2 products are verified as Citrix Ready® and available in the Citrix marketplace. Silex has joined the Citrix Ready Partner Program to allow Citrix users to expand their USB device connectivity capabilities for VDI deployments throughout the world.

The Citrix Ready program makes it easy for customers to identify complementary products and solutions that can enhance Citrix environments. Customers can be confident that the Silex USB Device Servers have successfully passed a series of tests established by Citrix, and can be trusted to work effectively with XenDesktop to ensure fast, reliable and scalable virtual desktop and application delivery.

The Silex DS-510 is the newest Silex USB Device Server, and is designed to easily connect and share USB devices over a network. Printers, Scanners, Disk Drives, Card Readers, or virtually any other USB device can be now be enabled with network capability. It allows flexibility to place the USB device anywhere on the network instead of needing to be attached directly to the computer, and multiple users can access the USB device.

Top DS-510 Features:

  • High Performance 800 MHz CPU
  • 10/100/1000Base Ethernet port
  • Two Hi-Speed USB 2.0 ports supporting USB bus power for devices
  • High Speed Isochronous USB transfer for streaming applications
  • Ideal for Virtual Environments and Citrix Ready certified

“Customers in virtual environments have been using our products for USB connectivity for quite some time, and now we have verified the compatibility through the Citrix ready program,” said John Halloran, Product Manager at Silex America, “and Silex is excited to introduce the DS-510 as the ultimate balance between price and performance for USB device network connectivity.”

Pricing and Availability 

The DS-510 USB Device Server is available with an MSRP of only $99. For more information, contact our networking experts at sales@silexamerica.com.

About Silex Technology America, Inc.  

Silex Technology builds on more than 40 years of hardware and software connectivity know-how and IP, custom design development experience, and in-house manufacturing capabilities, bringing value to customers with a foundation of technical expertise. With relentless attention to quality, exclusive access to Qualcomm Atheros expertise, and strategic partnerships with leading semiconductor providers, Silex Technology is the global leader in reliable Wi-Fi connectivity for products ranging from a medical device to a document imaging product to a video or digital display. With Silex Technology, customers get a single vendor that provides hardware and software support from design through manufacturing for successful product after successful product. For more information, please visit www.silexamerica.com.