FastSoft Targets Desktop Virtualization Market

Pasadena-based FastSoft, which develops Internet acceleration appliances, said today that it is targeting the desktop virtualization market with a new product. According to FastSoft, its new Desktop Virtualization Acceleration solution improves the performance of Citrix Remote Desktop, Microsoft RDP, and other thin clients by up to 500%. Pricing on the new product was not disclosed. FastSoft's technology is based on an improved, TCP/IP algorithm which was developed at Caltech as part of research on Internet2, and is based on installing server-side-only software to reduce the latency and improve throughput of Internet traffic.