Windows SteadyState (formerly Shared Computer Toolkit for Windows XP) is a set of software tools to help effectively manage shared computers running Windows.
October 2009 Archives
Very nice piece looking advantages and disadvantages of thin clients and the current best mode to implement them. From Brianmadden.com is Jeroen van de Kamp
With all the hubbub about Snow Leopard and Windows 7, there's another operating system out there you may not have noticed that's getting a significant update: Ubuntu Linux.
The thin client market in Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) region totalled 419,000 units in the first half of 2009. These figures represent an increase of 15.5 per cent over the first half of the previous year, revealed research firm IDC in its latest Asia Pacific quarterly thin client tracker report.
Column by Amy Newman on ServerWatch about the impact of Windows 7 and how it could be a tipping point for virtualization wit VMware.
Wyse Technology Extends Thin Computing-centric Client Virtualization Day One support for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7
News from Devon on VDI Blaster and new blog. The VDI Blaster sells for $19.95 converts PCs (and older PCs) into secure, centrally manageable thin clients that can connect to centrally hosted desktops or applications.
Wyse Technology, the global leader in thin computing and client virtualization, today announced another successful customer implementation. Metro Health Village, located near Grand Rapids, Michigan, is one of the most comprehensive health care providers in west Michigan.
Rome, Italy – With SMBs taking the brunt of the economic downturn, more and more are looking for new ways to cut IT costs, enhance employee performance and improve customer satisfaction to establish steady productivity and growth over time. NoMachine NX offers a solution to meet their needs, providing a complete high-performance remote access and hosted application solution, at a price they can afford.
Milwaukee County CIO Dennis John plans to propose replacing some 4,500 desktop PCs with thin clients beginning next year. The big step is in some respects a necessity because of a possible $2 million cut in the county's IT budget.
The airline operator is using the new Microsoft operating system as a reason to move away from thin clients
Phoenix, AZ – October 13, 2009 – 10ZiG Technology (formerly BOSaNOVA, Inc.), the emerging market leader in development of Thin Clients and Network Appliances announces today the availability of a Dual Monitor Utility on 10ZiG thin clients offering a unique, enhanced dual monitor environment.
Article on Information Week discussing Cloud Computing's gravitational tug on Ballmer/Gates/Microsoft and how their products are adapting. The age of the heavy laptop with Notes replicating the office is over.
Customers simply plug the Converter into a PC and boot from it. The Igel firmware is automatically installed on the hard drive and a converted PC can then be managed as a thin client.
Pano System Release 2.8 expands desktop management capacity and adds dual monitor support while maintaining zero processor at the client.
Follow up on bandwidth from Zdnet and HP response.
Ellison gets it for taking the phrase cloud computing a little too seriously. I can sympathize. Titled -- Another One of These Cloud Computing Rants and You’ve Got Yourself a Stand-Up Routine, Larry. From Digital Daily and John Paczkowski (link below)
Good article on Daniel Kusnetzky blog on bandwidth requirements of HP or Wyse thin client. Wyse provides a nice response and numbers.