New series on "How To"...This is how to login as administrator on a standard Wyse (or HP) terminal. Object is to login as Administrator, turn off or disable the Write Filter, install some software, and then turn it back on. The old trick question of what do you do when see a green light applies here...
April 2009 Archives
Key items here: 1. New York City going to virtual desktops as one of only three approved technologies for use in its 1,400 schools and
2. NComputing virtual desktop sales are doubling as schools opt for cheaper computing alternatives in the recession.
PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EDS, an HP (NYSE:HPQ) company, and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq:MSFT) have signed an agreement to market, integrate and deliver the Microsoft® Business Productivity Online Suite for enterprise customers.
This agreement extends to cloud computing HP’s long-standing relationship with Microsoft to provide communications and collaboration services. Together, the companies anticipate deploying these services to more than 5 million users.
2X VirtualDesktopServer publishes any Windows application or virtual desktop onto remote computers, including Thin Clients, Mac and Linux PC’s without the need to install the application or desktop onto each user's machine.
|REDWOOD CITY, CALIF., April 22, 2009 – NComputing, the world’s leading provider of ultra low-cost computing, today announced that its X300 virtual desktop kit was named the best solution for desktop learning environments by an independent study conducted by Computer Aid International.|
VMware Unveils the Industry’s First Operating System for Building the Internal Cloud—VMware vSphere™ 4
PALO ALTO, Calif., April 21, 2009 – HP today announced the inclusion of HP Thin Clients in Environmental Defense Fund’s “Innovations Review 2009: Green Advances for a New Economy.”
Oracle picks up SUN for $7.4 billion and gets MySQL in the bargin. Did the world’s most popular open source database just get put on life support. Or have it’s plug pulled?
|PALO ALTO, Calif., April 16, 2009 – HP today expanded its thin client portfolio with new offerings that help customers extend client virtualization across the enterprise, benefiting businesses by providing a more secure, reliable and superior user experience.|
Laptopmag interview of HP's Ted Clark. Interesting reading for what he doesn't talk about as well but then it does have a laptop focus.
Built to accommodate popular slim-line PCs, the X350 kit, with a list price of $249, turns one PC into four virtual desktops -- each delivering rich multimedia performance and full-screen video. With a second X350 kit, a total of seven users can share a single PC.
Devon IT has added a "thin client" TV to it's website. Various "educational" videos covering benefits of thin client computing are presented, very nicely.
Igel Technology is offering businesses an updated version of a card that converts aging desktop PCs into thin clients, thereby extending the operating life of old equipment.
SAN JOSE, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyse Technology, the global leader in thin computing and client virtualization, today announced new Wyse Triple Play - The Most Powerful Voice, Data, and Video Thin Computing Bundle. Wyse is offering a thin computing bundle enabling customers to experience the most powerful thin client on the market.
New product information -- Thin Desktop makes it easy to turn a Windows based PC into a locked down device that restricts the user to run a single application which becomes the entire user interface. The standard Windows desktop and start menu will be prevented from appearing.
More information regarding the new partnership between Wyse and IBM GTS has become available.
LOS ANGELES & PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aqua Connect, Inc. (www.aquaconnect.net), provider of the only enterprise grade Mac terminal server, and BOSaNOVA, Inc. (www.bosanova.net), the market leader in development of Thin Clients and Network Appliances, today announced that together they are donating a Mac Terminal Services Thin Client Lab to an educational institution. The giveaway will include over $17,000 of green technology including licenses and maintenance for the Aqua Connect Terminal Server and BOSaNOVA Thin Clients
NEW ROCHELLE, NY, March 31, 2009--Argus Systems Group, an international vendor of high-end security software solutions for networked computers, has become Symbio Technologies' most recent value added reseller.