When it comes to sourcing out POS software for Linux, there's no question that hospitality operators have become more tech savvy in recent years. Not only are they more comfortable choosing Linux POS systems, but they're also demanding a bigger bang for their buck when it comes to their POS software choices. Thinking of upgrading your POS system? Here's what you should be looking for in 2009.
February 2009 Archives
Wyse sponsoring special event for K-12 organizations, VMware View certification, deploying Citrix XenDesktop whitepaper and desktop appliances for XenDesktop.
Writeup on VMware presentation at conference on PC-over-IP but still doesn't show software-only implementation example?
VMWorld -- VMware is introducing a new vSphere architecture and management product to manage a data centre as an internal or external cloud of services.
Devon IT announced that they have partnered with IBM on thin client solutions. Devon has three main tiers of clients (entry level, mid level and performance)and supports PC-over-IP technology when connected to IBM HC10 workstation blade (sounds a bit like IBM has decided to chase HP).
Devon claims their TC10 is the highest performance desktop available but the Wyse R90Ls have more powerful video I think + memory + CPU so not sure on that claim. Nice units for sure though.
Disklessworkstations announces new ATOM based thin client.
PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2009 – Building on its extensive client virtualization portfolio, HP today announced with Citrix a simplified solution that integrates affordable, high-performance HP Blade PCs and Citrix® XenDesktop™ 3 to help businesses reduce costs and enjoy better manageability, scalability and security than with traditional PCs.
REDWOOD CITY, CALIF., February 4, 2009 – NComputing, the leading provider of ultra low-cost computing, today announced that Dougherty County School System (DCSS) in Georgia has launched an aggressive program to expand computer access for its 16,000 students. DCSS is using NComputing virtual desktops connected to low-cost PCs running the Microsoft Windows Server operating system.
PALO ALTO, Calif. – February 3, 2009 – VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop to the datacenter, today announced the first open source client for virtual desktop infrastructure, VMware View Open Client.
Not often you see the name Microsoft and thin client in the news but here we go. Plus -- how often do you see pizza companies talk about thin clients for that matter...:-)
|New sub-$500 all in one PC from Shuttle announced at CES2009. Touch screen, 15" LCD, ATOM 330 and Windows XP. Available in March. Probably won't win awards for durability and reliability but likely will be used as price hammer from bottom up.|
Novell gets Dell to preload SUSE Enterprise Thin Client on the new Dell FX160s. Remains to be seen the staying power/commitment of Dell to this market.