Nerdio Adds Partner Resources, AI To Its Microsoft Cloud Management Suite

A community forum to foster knowledge sharing among partners is among the updates.

Nerdio, a vendor for Microsoft cloud technologies management software, has added artificial intelligence capabilities to its products and is investing in more partner resources after growing the base by 150 percent.

The Chicago-based vendor has introduced a community forum to foster knowledge sharing among partners and a new enterprise partner program aimed at increasing partner profitability, according to Nerdio. The company announced the updates during its 2024 NerdioCon event, which runs until Friday in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

In generative AI (GenAI), Nerdio plans to introduce generative AI assistants for scripted action generation, report creation, data analysis and other tasks to its products as well, according to the vendor.

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Nerdio is a member of CRN’s 2024 Channel Chiefs.

The vendor also revealed that it has doubled its annual recurring revenue through partner expansion and customer growth.

Nerdio’s products aim to enable partner and customer use of Microsoft’s Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) and Windows 365 offerings and leave legacy virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) offerings such as Citrix.

Nerdio joins a slate of vendors exploring AI to improve products and increase customer spending, with recent announcements from the likes of Cisco, Dynatrace and D&H.

Michael Goldstein, CEO of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Microsoft partner LAN Infotech, told CRN in an interview that Nerdio has helped his company simplify AVD use for customers.

He said that he looks forward to Nerdio developing more capabilities related to Microsoft Intune and Microsoft's security offerings.

"I see more ways they can work with Defender," Goldstein said.