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ViewSonic and Userful Announce Strategic Global Partnership to Deliver Innovative Virtual Desktop Solutions

ViewSonic's Award-Winning VDI Hardware to Support Userful's Software Expertise for Global VDI Deployment

Brea, CA, U.S.A. and Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Oct. 9, 2014 -- ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solution products, announces that it has entered a strategic global partnership with Userful Corporation, a pioneering desktop virtualization software company dedicated to reducing cost and complexity in deploying virtual desktops. The partnership between ViewSonic and Userful creates an innovative, affordable virtual desktop solution for use around the world.

This partnership will enable education customers as well as small and medium-sized businesses, to easily transition to the cloud and virtual environments. The two companies will partner to offer simple and flexible all-in-one, low-cost VDI solutions, including client devices and multi-platform software that will support a mix of native Linux, Chrome Cloud and Microsoft Windows virtual desktops.

"We're excited to partner with Userful to deliver simple and affordable VDI solutions for users seeking flexibility and value, without the bells and whistles of a high-end VDI platform," said Mike Holstein, Vice President of Business Development and Emerging Technologies for ViewSonic Americas. "These solutions will change the way people think about VDI deployment and desktop management. By integrating Userful's software and ViewSonic's hardware, a virtual environment can now be taken beyond the desktop to include touch screens, kiosks and digital signage."

"This is a great partnership between Userful and ViewSonic, and an exciting time for both companies," said Tim Griffin, Chief Technical Officer at Userful Corporation. "Today, deploying and managing endpoints can be complex and expensive, and ensuring smooth, seamless integration of hardware and software platforms is a priority for buyers. There is enormous demand for simplicity and value which we've proven through our software. And now, with this partnership with ViewSonic and its diverse portfolio of display products, we can offer a complete VDI hardware and software solution."

With one of the most diverse lines of VDI products in the market, ViewSonic is the VDI endpoint authority. The company continues to bring leading-edge products to market, including Integrated Thin Client and Zero Client Displays, as well as discrete Thin and Zero Clients. With its wide range of solution options that include scalability, high levels of security and lock-down features, ViewSonic's VDI products deliver a seamless desktop experience in VDI networks.

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About ViewSonic

Founded in California in 1987, ViewSonic is a world leader and pioneer in desktop display technology. As an innovator and visionary, ViewSonic keeps the world connected with a diverse portfolio of display solutions, including smart displays, projectors, desktop displays, digital signage and touch devices. Continuing our heritage as a desktop technology leader, ViewSonic delivers the latest desktop virtualization and cloud computing products that change the way we compute, communicate and connect. To find out more about our products, visit ViewSonic.com. ViewSonic's Finch Club offers resellers an opportunity to benefit from specialized product training and discounts. To sign up, please visit FinchClub.com.

About Userful

Userful Corporation is a leading desktop virtualization software company that makes it simple and affordable for organizations to implement and centrally manage virtual computers. Userful supports virtualization deployments from desktops to touch-screens and beyond, with exceptional performance, unique flexibility and at the lowest cost on the market. Userful is the trusted provider of over one million virtual computers in over 100 countries and works with zero-client and thin-client devices from world-class partners. Learn more at userful.com.

This news release contains forward-looking statements that reflect the Company's expectations with regard to future events. Actual events could differ significantly from those anticipated in this document.

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