Windows CE 6.0 supported on Wyse Thin Clients.
August 2009 Archives
Interview with Ed Sperling on Forbes and the transformation of servers from physical to virtual which is increasingly the case. No longer is Power the consideration, it's "cost optimization".
10Zig Technology (formerly BOSaNOVA) has released a new line of thin clients based on Intel Atom N270 [Diamondville]. Dual core, low power and nice unit.
Thindesk out of Canada picked up some accolades recently. ThinDesk & TELUS were recently listed by the IDC; as one of the Top 10 Cloud Solutions to watch in Canada. Also has been declared a Top 3 finalist in the Best Small Business Solution’s category by CDN & IT World Canada.
New netbook from Nokia enters the market. The Booklet. 10" with 3G, HDMI and 12 hours of battery.
There’s an ongoing debate about the ability of cloud computing services to meet enterprise regulatory compliance requirements, including the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) standard that is essential for e-commerce.
First of many benchmark tests of cloud competitors and just how available those services are in real life.
Wyse and VMware and Denver RTD - RTD estimates $54,500 in energy savings per year from its thin clients. In fact, energy savings alone will pay for the thin client implementation in as little as four years.
Yesterday two really valuable articles were released about Site Recovery Manager for VMware. Both articles relate to Site Recovery Manager(SRM).
Nice quote from administrator - "I believe that what we are deploying today is the future of education computing … For any school or university that's wondered whether thin clients can make their IT arm a more efficient department -- all while saving time, money and energy costs -- the answer is a resounding 'yes.' We are phasing out PCs in favor of virtual clients throughout the district."
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trusted Computer Solutions, Inc. (TCS), a leading developer of cross domain and cyber security solutions, announced today that the Joint Warfare Analysis Center (JWAC), a premier science and engineering institution tasked with solving complex challenges for the nation’s warfighter, has implemented a virtual configuration of the company’s SecureOffice® Trusted Thin Client® product.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Kovarus, Inc., a premier technology consulting firm specializing in data center design, implementation, and optimization, today announced the findings of a ground-breaking, 30-day mobile VDI experiment. From June 1st through June 30th, Kovarus Senior Solutions Architect Alex Weeks shut down his Lenovo T500 and operated only a Wyse X90 Thin Client laptop. The entire experiment was chronicled through his daily blog at http://virtuallyalex.blogspot.com/.
SoThin is having a promotion where the first 50 schools and colleges that contact them qualify for 30 free licenses.
Dallas, TX, August 6, 2009 – Teleflora, the nation’s largest floral delivery network service, has chosen a 2X virtual computing solution to meet the computing needs of their call centers. In creating an optimized solution, the company has chosen to deploy the 2X ApplicationServer Enterprise Edition, along with the 2X ThinClientServer, to optimize employees’ remote access to critical desktop applications. Specifically, the 2X solution guarantees the efficient operation of Teleflora’s call centers, especially during peak order times, with flawless desktop performance delivered to over 1,100 users in multiple locations.
Thinclient casestudy in EHR market - As you can see below, they have "… saved close to $500,000 yearly by reducing the amount of IT staff required to support our business; we've cut our electricity usage by more than 50% throughout the organization; our new device provisioning costs are half of what PCs would require; and we anticipate an annual savings of $1.26 million by reducing maintenance costs. All of this and the virtual clients will last much longer than PCs."
Boundless Technologies is now listed on Thinclient.org and here is some recent news regarding their products. Boundless is located in New York.
REDWOOD CITY, CALIF., August 4, 2009 – President Obama’s stimulus package has earmarked billions of dollars for schools to pay for educational technology, but not for long-term maintenance costs. Smart school districts have solved the dilemma by expanding computing access with NComputing. The company’s $70 virtual desktops allow up to eleven students to share a single computer while reducing maintenance and electrical costs by as much as 90%.
Phoenix, AZ – August 3, 2009 – 10ZiG Technology (formerly BOSaNOVA, Inc.), the emerging market leader in development of Thin Clients and Network Appliances today announces they have teamed up with ThinLaunch Software to offer Thin Desktop® to convert aging PCs into Thin Clients.