Socionext Teams Up with Teradici to Provide SoC for PCoIP Endpoint Solutions for the Virtual and Cloud-based Applications

Partnership to produce system-on-chip (SoC) solutions that will expand Teradici PCoIP technology into new devices, markets, and use cases

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2016 /CNW/ -- Socionext Inc., an emerging leader in advanced system-on-chip (SoC) technology for video and imaging systems, and Teradici, creator of industry-leading PCoIP® technology for secure virtual workspaces, today announced a strategic partnership to provide silicon to power a new family of PCoIP endpoints for the cloud.

"When it came time to move our industry-leading PCoIP technology forward, partnering with Socionext was a natural fit," said Dan Cordingley, CEO of Teradici. "Socionext's expertise in delivering specialized, highly integrated SoC solutions has opened doors that will enable us to bring the power and benefits of PCoIP technology to entirely new markets and use cases."

"Teradici with its PCoIP technology is the recognized leader in the market for delivering secure virtual desktops, workstations, workspaces, and applications," said Koichi Yamashita, Senior Vice President, IoT and Graphics Solution Business Unit at Socionext. "We're excited to be able to provide our powerful capabilities for the cloud by introducing Teradici PCoIP technology into our SoC solutions."

The first goal of the partnership will be an expansion of Teradici's PCoIP Zero Client family of ultra-secure hardware endpoints for virtual and cloud environments. The new Socionext SC1110 SoC, also known as "PXiV", will be used in the new Alta PCoIP Zero Client alongside the well-established Tera2 PCoIP Zero Client line, of which more than 3 million units have shipped.

PCoIP Zero Clients are hardware-based endpoints that use a highly integrated, purpose-built processor to perform image decompression and decoding, so pixels are transmitted instead of data. By integrating the PCoIP hardware decoder with modern SoC technology, Teradici and Socionext aim to empower OEMs to embed PCoIP technology in a range of devices beyond the traditional desktop form factors.

"Socionext has developed industry-leading expertise in a broad range of digital consumer products and this new partnership with Teradici will expand PCoIP embedded endpoint solutions to broader use cases, such as digital signage, automotive, interactive media streaming and more," said Anthony Wong, Director of Marketing at Socionext.

Teradici will showcase the new Alta PCoIP Zero Clients based on Socionext PXiV at AWS re:Invent conference in Booth #1342, taking place in Las Vegas from November 28 through December 2, 2016.

For more information, please visit www.teradici.com/zeroclients and http://www.socionext.com/en/products/assp/pxiv/

About Teradici
Teradici is the technology leader for creating secure virtual workspaces. The company's PCoIP® technology powers the spectrum of local, remote, mobile and collaborative work styles, fundamentally simplifying how computing is provisioned, managed, and used throughout virtual and cloud environments. The world's largest cloud computing companies rely on PCoIP technology to fulfill the promise of the cloud -- an outstanding user experience, securely delivered to any device, anywhere. Teradici customers 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. For more information, visit www.teradici.com.

About Socionext
Socionext is a new, innovative enterprise that designs, develops and delivers System-on-Chip products to customers worldwide. The company is focused on imaging, networking, computing and other dynamic technologies that drive today's leading-edge applications. Socionext combines world-class expertise, experience, and an extensive IP portfolio to provide exceptional solutions and ensure a better quality of experience for customers. Founded in 2015, Socionext Inc. is headquartered in Yokohama, and has offices in Japan, Asia, United States and Europe to lead its product development and sales activities. For more information, visit socionext.com.

For product information, visit the company's website at http://socionextus.com, e-mail sna_inquiry@us.socionext.com or call 1-844-680-3453. For company news and updates, connect with us on Twitter (https://www.twitter.com/socionextus) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/socionextus)

Company and product names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Teradici and PCoIP are trademarks of Teradici Corporation and are registered in the United States and/or other countries. Information provided in this press release is accurate at time of publication and subject to change without advance notice.

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SOURCE Socionext Inc.

For further information: Carmen Mantalas on behalf of Teradici, Carmen.mantalas@blancandotus.com OR Sherry Chen, Socionext America Inc., 1-408-737-5654, sna_pr@us.socionext.com, http://socionextus.com


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