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For Release 9:00 a.m. EST October 31st, 2011

ThinDesk a Virtualization Finalist in the 2011 Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards

Microsoft Canada Inc recognizes achievements of leading Canadian technology partners’.

Toronto, ON – October 31st, 2001 – ThinDesk announced that it has been selected as a finalist in the virtualization category for the 2011 Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards. The ninth annual IMPACT Awards recognize excellence within the Microsoft technology partner community in Canada.

“Technology partners are at the core of Microsoft’s business.” said Neil Tanner, Vice-President, Small Business, Midmarket Solutions & Partners, Microsoft Canada Inc. “We are honoured to celebrate and recognize the outstanding achievements of industry leaders like ThinDesk through the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards. We are proud to work with them as they deliver innovative solutions to mutual customers. ”

ThinDesk was chosen as a finalist in Virtualization category for providing Enterprise Hosted Virtual Desktops and a Private Cloud Computing to SMB’s in North America. ThinDesk’s solution is built and ready for small and medium enterprises that have between 5 and 500+ desktops who are looking to upgrade to Private Cloud Computing; hosted in one of the most secure data center’s in Canada.

“We are pleased to receive this recognition for our solution that offers small business owners to gain “bank-grade” IT infrastructure for their important data and reduce IT expenditures.” said Rob Myhill, CEO of ThinDesk.

ThinDesk, along with other technology partner winners and finalists in each of the award categories, will be honored at an award ceremony in Toronto on November 30, 2011.

About the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards

In 2003, Microsoft Canada Inc. launched the IMPACT Awards, a program to recognize the numerous achievements within it’s technology Partner community. This year’s awards program is bigger than ever with over 35 award categories designed to recognize excellence across Microsoft Partner Network competencies, emerging technologies, community involvement as well as sales, marketing and partnering excellence.

The IMPACT Awards are open to Active Canadian members of the Microsoft Partner Network.

For a list of all 2011 finalists, and more information on the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards, please visit http://www.microsoft.ca/awards.

About ThinDesk

Please visit www.thindesk.com or call 416-849-1276

For more information, press only:

Tyler Haraldsen, ThinDesk, 416-849-1273, tharaldsen@thindesk.com

For more information on Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards only, please contact:

Danielle Shedletzky
Microsoft Canada
t-danies@microsoft.com