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The Sixth Flag Unveils Dewdrop.tsf™ for Standalone and 3rd Party Applications

by The Sixth Flag

April 19, 2017

The Sixth Flag, Inc. is excited to announce that dewdrop.tsf™, the patented and acclaimed watermarking technology, will be made available for standalone and third party applications. Dewdrop.tsf™ overlays a session-based watermark on all application and desktop screens that contain session-specific information. Should a screen be shared via a screen shot or even a photograph, system administrators can determine specific data of the compromise, including the user, time and other relevant information.

"We have been receiving many requests to make dewdrop.tsf™ available for standalone uses and for uses incorporated in other platforms" said Pete Kofod, CEO and founder of The Sixth Flag...

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The Sixth Flag Announces Windows 10 Experience as part of Enterprise Offering

by The Sixth Flag

February 15, 2017

San Francisco, CA - The Sixth Flag, Inc., the leading Desktop-as-a-Service provider, is pleased to announce that Windows 10 Experience VDI is now available for customers as a part of a series of enterprise features that the company will roll out during the first half of 2017.

"As organizations migrate from previous desktop operating systems to Windows 10, The Sixth Flag is staying in lock step regarding the user experience," said Pete Kofod, TSF Founder...

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The Sixth Flag Signs Deal with NeoCloud

by The Sixth Flag

February 13, 2017

The Sixth Flag, Inc. the leading Desktop-as-a Service (DaaS) company appearing as representative vendor in numerous Gartner 2016 reports, has entered an agreement with NeoCloud to offer TSF's full desktop as a part of their flagship total managed services. The NeoCloud-TSF partnership extends NeoCloud's leadership position in end point computing, offering secure and flexibly priced DaaS.

Founder and CEO of NeoCloud Van Murray said, "We are excited to add The Sixth Flag to our portfolio of services. NeoCloud is judicious about introducing emerging technologies, but we see TSF filling a critical gap in the Workspace-as-a-Service offering..."

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The Sixth Flag Named "Best of 2016" in the 15th Annual Mobile Star Awards™

by The Sixth Flag

November 1, 2016

The Sixth Flag, Inc. today announced that its Desktop-As-A-Service was named one of the best mobile products of year in the 15th annual Mobile Star Awards™ program, hosted by the mobile technology directory and news site MobileVillage.com.

The Sixth Flag, a Raleigh, North Carolina-based Desktop-As-a-Service firm for global teams and organizations in need of Remote Desktop Management solutions, won the Rising Star Award in the Mobile Remote Desktop/VPN category. The only two other winners in this category are VMWare and Citrix, two of the leading DaaS market providers.

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Pete Kofod to Speak at CSX North America on Cell Structure Security, the Foundation of The Sixth Flag's Security Model

by The Sixth Flag

October 18, 2016

Pete Kofod, Founder of The Sixth Flag, Inc., will present "Using Guerilla Warfare Tactics to Secure Vulnerable Systems," at CSX North America in Las Vegas on October 19, 2016. TSF was built with this Cell Structure Security model to secure its Workspace-as-a-Service in the Cloud.

"A cell structure is a system that is highly resilient to external compromise and severely limits the ability of an attacker to further exploit the organization beyond the cell. Should the cell be compromised, the parent organization immediately isolates and collapses it. This is a concept regularly employed in clandestine warfare, which we have adapted to the securing of our virtual workspace," says Pete Kofod, Founder of The Sixth Flag, Inc.

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The Sixth Flag Recognized as a Representative Vendor in Gartner's Market Guide for DaaS

by The Sixth Flag

August 9, 2016

The Sixth Flag, Inc., a leading Enterprise Desktop-As-A-Service solution, today announced that it has been identified as a representative vendor in Gartner's recently published Market Guide for Desktop as a Service report authored by Nathan Hill, Tiny Haynes, Michael A. Silver, and Federica Troni, published August 1, 2016.

"We are delighted to again be mentioned by Gartner among DaaS vendors. Our just released concurrent pricing model, also highlighted in the report, offers customers flexibility regardless of company size. With the increased demand for enterprise BYOD, The Sixth Flag offers an attractive alternative to furnishing end users with costly hardware. BYOD and complementary solutions like The Sixth Flag not only reduce hardware costs but also full lifecycle management, including asset tracking and recovery," said Pete Kofod, Founder of The Sixth Flag, Inc.

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The Sixth Flag Introduces Concurrent Pricing Model for Desktop-As-A-Service Clients

The Sixth Flag Reinforces Case for BYOD in the Enterprise

by The Sixth Flag

June 21, 2016

Raleigh, N.C.– The Sixth Flag, Inc. a cloud-based Desktop-As-A-Service solution, announced today that it introduced an industry-leading concurrent user pricing model, allowing customers to save as much as 70 percent on operating costs compared to traditional DaaS service providers.

“The model is ideal for organizations that use “shared accounts” to mitigate licensing costs in traditional VDI offerings. Particularly, our studies have shown demand for the concurrent user model among organizations with low-density VDI usage requirements. With this model we can deliver best in class virtual desktops at a dramatically lower cost.

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The Sixth Flag Named a 2016 Cool Vendor in Endpoint Computing by Gartner

The Sixth Flag specifically recognized for its Desktop-as-a-Service as a true cloud-based solution.

by The Sixth Flag

May 18, 2016

Raleigh, NC - The Sixth Flag, Inc. announced today that the company has been included in the "Cool Vendors in Endpoint Computing, 2016" report by Gartner. This report examines innovators in endpoint computing. Companies recognized in the report were selected because their technologies or solutions are innovative, impactful and intriguing.

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The Sixth Flag Introduces Cell Structure Security To Secure Cloud

First Workspace-As-A-Service To Apply Traditional Clandestine Warfare Tactics in a Modern Approach to Cloud Security

by The Sixth Flag

February 2, 2016

Raleigh, NC - The Sixth Flag, Inc. today revealed its model of Cell Structure Security to secure its Workspace-as-a-Service in the Cloud. Recognizing traditional approaches to securing the cloud and enterprise networks are still falling short, Pete Kofod, founder and CEO of The Sixth Flag, has found that this concept, which he developed from experience in the military, to be highly effective in securing his Workspace-as-a-Service.

"A cell structure is a system that is highly resilient to external compromise and severely limits the ability of an attacker to further exploit the organization beyond the cell. Should the cell be compromised, the parent organization immediately isolates and collapses it. This is a concept regularly employed in clandestine warfare, which we have adapted to the securing of our virtual workspace," says Pete Kofod, Founder of The Sixth Flag, Inc.

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The Sixth Flag Releases webify.tsf™ to
Assist ISVs with Shift to Cloud

TSF allows legacy applications to meet cloud requirements

by The Sixth Flag

November 11, 2015

Raleigh, NC - The Sixth Flag, Inc. announced today the release of webify.tsf, a framework for assisting independent software vendors (ISVs) and organizations looking to move their legacy Windows™ applications to the cloud.

Coming on the heels The Sixth Flag's announcement for Chromebook and Chromebox support, webify.tsf becomes an even more attractive solution to ISVs and in-house software developers. Using inexpensive Chrome devices, software publishers can leverage the low maintenance Chrome platform as the means of accessing legacy applications.

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Pete Kofod Named to CRN "100 People You Don't Know But Should" List

Security Expert Named Among Champion Unsung Heroes in the IT Channel

by The Sixth Flag

October 1, 2015

Raleigh, NC - The Sixth Flag, Inc., a groundbreaking new Desktop-as-a Service firm launched earlier this year, announced today that Pete Kofod, Co-founder & CEO, has been recognized as one of the "100 People You Don't Know But Should" in the IT channel for 2015 by The Channel Company's CRN®.

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The Sixth Flag Recognized by CRN as
2015 Emerging Vendor, Launches desktop.tsfTM
for Google Chrome Devices

by The Sixth Flag

July 22, 2015

Raleigh, NC - The Sixth Flag, Inc., a groundbreaking new Desktop-As-a-Service firm launched earlier this year, announced today it has been named to The Channel Company's exclusive 2015 CRN® Emerging Vendors List.

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Combatting Data Theft:
The Sixth Flag Releases dewdrop.tsfTM

by The Sixth Flag

May 12, 2015

Raleigh, NC - The Sixth Flag Inc. (TSF), a Raleigh, N.C.-based virtual desktop-as-a-service firm, announced today the release of dewdrop.tsfTM, a revolutionary watermarking technology that discourages the intentional or negligent disclosure of sensitive organizational data.

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The Sixth Flag Launches Highly Secure Desktop As A Service for the Enterprise

by The Sixth Flag

March 25, 2015

Raleigh, NC - The Sixth Flag, Inc. (TSF), an emerging new technology firm, today released its web-based, HTML-rendered Desktop-as-a-Service that requires no dedicated hardware. The offering provides a unique solution specifically designed to address the increasing challenges faced by today's distributed workforce. With nothing more than a browser, users can access their cloud-based corporate desktop, whether from a laptop, PC desktop or tablet. Because user data is not stored on the local device, loss of a device does not represent compromised sensitive company data.

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