IGEL Technology, the world’s third largest thin client manufacturer, reported that its UK thin client business grew 129% in 2010
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Wyse Technology Breakthrough Zero Client Fully integrated with Citrix XenDesktop Including office workers
Google and Microsoft compete for providing cloud-based email services to GSA. Google Mail is certified, MS says its web-based Exchange will be shortly.
New capabilities added to Thinmanager, known now as Platform 4. Display Clients can be generated by a traditional session running on a Terminal Server, a shadowed thin client, or an IP camera. Multiple Display Clients can be viewed with a single thin client - either full screen or tiled to show up to 25 sessions on a single monitor. Every Windows application in the facility, no matter how incompatible, can be displayed on the same screen without any changes in the software.
In this video, industry experts Gabe Knuth and Brian Madden will talk about all the different types of thin clients out there and help you decided which is best for your own environment. They'll cut through the hype to help you understand the difference between the $100 thin clients and the $600 thin clients, and when you should spend the money and when you should save it. [sponsored by Panologic]
Fujitsu has today signed the contract with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to manage and transform desktop computing for all of its staff in locations across the UK. This six year contract involving c.140,000 desktop devices, is the single biggest desktop and thin client outsource deal in the UK and is expected to significantly reduce the Department's total cost of ownership of its desktop estate.
MENLO PARK, Calif. – February 3, 2009 – Pano Logic, the leader in zero client desktop virtualization (VDI), today announced a dramatic surge in sales of its award-winning, all-in-one zero client computing platform in 2009, with customers rewarded with as much as 67% savings in computing total cost of ownership.
Four announcements that were made by Wyse Technology last week. They made the announcements in conjunction with their presence at BETT 2010, a leading technology in education conference.
New hardware, the Wyse X90cw, is a breakthrough mobile virtual client. Mobile workers can take their clouds with them, so to speak.
On the software front, the latest version of Wyse TCX continues to set the bar for end-user experience on a virtual client. In addition, Wyse's provisioning software, WSM 3.0, brings full PC functionality to a zero client.
New POS System Plugs Into Cloud Computing Environments; Increases Retailer Margins Compared to Traditional Systems
Old fashioned shootout between vendors in virtual desktops. Here the VMware View 4 takes the software side over Citrix, and for hardware the Panologic products come out on top over nComputing and Wyse.
Well, not quite yet. But among corporate customers, the future is beginning to look very uncertain.
Very nice article in Forbes this month on Google and their strategy in the cloud. Has some nice background on Schmidt and his relationship over the years with Microsoft (or lack of). Nice article.
Nice writeup on ZDnet blog on new announcements by HP in virtual desktop thinclient market.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) December 8, 2009 -- IGEL Technology, the world's third largest thin client vendor (2009 by revenue, IDC), today announced its thin client devices have been awarded Energy Star 5.0 certification for environmentally friendly computer equipment.
Tiny iteration of thin client designed for VMware server. Reviewed on vnunet
Munich, December 07, 2009 —
Fujitsu today announces its contribution to the largest thin client deployment worldwide: an IT service provider for Sparkassen, the Savings Banks Financial Group in Germany, has deployed over 100,000 thin clients, of which Fujitsu has supplied a considerable share of more than 40,000 units.
New U-170 series from Ncomputing connect via USB ports on the "server". Up to 9 users per machine @ only 2 watts per terminal gets interesting quick. Engineered to also mount VESA-style on LCDs. Video multimedia performance exceeds that of the ethernet 130s. Not sure how much they go for.
SAN JOSE, Calif. – November 10, 2009 - Wyse Technology, the global leader in thin computing and client virtualization, today announced solutions that will support VMware View™ 4 and its PC-over-IP (PCoIP) display protocol. Wyse is announcing support for the PCoIP protocol in existing thin client devices, new devices, and a new zero client.
SAN JOSE, Calif. – November 10, 2009 - Wyse Technology, the global leader in thin computing and client virtualization, today announced the consistent day one support of Citrix® XenDesktop™ 4 and certification as part of the Citrix Ready™ Open Desktop Virtualization program.
Wyse Technology Extends Thin Computing-centric Client Virtualization Day One support for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7
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
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.
Good article on Daniel Kusnetzky blog on bandwidth requirements of HP or Wyse thin client. Wyse provides a nice response and numbers.
Tokyo, September 29, 2009 - NEC Corporation today announced the beginning of construction of one of Japan's largest virtual PC thin client systems as part of strengthening information security and reducing total cost of ownership (TCO) for Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. (Tokio Marine; President: Shuzo Sumi). Trial deployment of the system will begin in 2009 and installation of approximately 30,000 units is scheduled to start in 2010.
ACP is on the road demonstrating best in class technology.
ThinX Linux O/S available for evaluation now. From ChipPC. We've got one of the Extreme PCs from ChipPC and have it outfitted with touchscreen and rugged keyboard. Specs have it as low as 3W (competitor like Fit-PC2 is around 6W).
IGEL Technology, the world's largest Linux thin client vendor and the third largest thin client vendor (2008 by revenue, IDC), today announced the inclusion of the Leostream Connection Broker in its Windows Embedded Standard (WES) firmware.
Brian Madden, he's a very vocal observer, analyst, critic and commentator on virtualization - and he's had a fair amount to say about thin clients in the past. Please see his September 16, 2009 blog below regarding the Wyse announcements and demos at VMWorld recently.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY?Symbio Technologies (http://www.symbio-technologies.com), an award-winning innovator in secure stateless computing for government, business and healthcare, has added two new stateless thin clients--the SYM5100E and the SYM5120--to its product line.
Windows CE 6.0 supported on Wyse Thin Clients.
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.
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.
Boundless Technologies is now listed on Thinclient.org and here is some recent news regarding their products. Boundless is located in New York.
Article on BusinessWeek posing question on thinclients replacing PCs. This focuses on the Redfly. No CPU, or anything else. TCO 1/10th of laptop.Extends your smartphone into a the desktop with keyboard. $200. Blackberry and Android in the works. Pretty cool!
Wyse manages to speed up RDP and ICA by factor of 3. Ditches TCP layer for custom transport protocol. Writeup by Ars Technica and Jon Stokes.
2X Software Named a CRN Emerging Technology Vendor -- Strong Virtual Computing Product Line and Clear-Cut Licensing Draws Praise from CRN Editorial Panel
Wyse gets boost from Cisco as demo platform for Ciscos UCS (Unified Computing Solution) during conference July 1.
May 8, 2009 Denver, CO. Borg Displays, Inc, an innovator in affordable embedded touch controllers, announced today the introduction of the Protege8™ and Protégé15™ touchscreens.
SEOUL, South Korea, and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 18, 2009 – Global electronics innovator LG Electronics and NComputing, the world leader in virtual desktops, today announced a strategic partnership to produce a new category of LCD monitors that integrates NComputing’s virtual desktop technology.
(St. Paul, MN) ThinLaunch Software, LLC (www.thinlaunch.com) announces the immediate availability of Thin Desktop 2.3.2, Thin Desktop 2.3.2 enhances the award winning Thin Desktop application announced in August, 2008. Thin Desktop 2.3.2 simplifies deployment and adoption of Virtual Desktop Strategies by overcoming common barriers associated with the implementation of these strategies.
A UNITED NATIONS initiative has signed up thin-client vendor Ncomputing to deliver 1,000 Linux based desktops to pilot programmes at schools in underdeveloped countries.
In-depth look at platforms designed for lowest cost and how they stack up. The eeePC comes out on top though Ncomputing does well. Definitely worth a read.
Phoenix, AZ – May 15, 2009 — 10ZiG Technology (formerly BOSaNOVA, Inc.), the emerging market leader in development of Thin Clients, Security Solutions, and Network Appliances, today announced that they have been ranked one of the top rated IT vendors for customer satisfaction in the 2009 VendorRate report recently issued.
May 12, 2009 (Network World) When your IT staff numbers only five people, an opportunity to reduce costs and make it easier to manage your desktop infrastructure is nothing to scoff at.
SAN JOSE, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyse Technology, the global leader in thin computing and client virtualization, today announced updates to two operating systems used in the company's thin clients -- Wyse Enhanced SUSE Linux Enterprise and Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R2 for Virtual client and Cloud environments.
Phoenix, AZ - April 29, 2009 - BOSaNOVA, Inc., the emerging market leader in development of Thin Clients, Security Solutions, and Network Appliances, today announced their name change to 10ZiG Technology. 10ZiG will continue to offer the same products, which includes a wide-range of award-winning thin clients, Q3 security encryption products, and System i Connectivity Solutions. No change in ownership, management, or staff has occurred.
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.
|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.|
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.”
|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.
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.
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.
AmigaOS, CP/M, OS/2, DOS -- which OS do you miss the most?...I think the more fun & interesting that I ran were NeXTStep and my old SGI Indy. Always wanted to run Amiga but never did. BeOS was kind of cool as was the EO Commincator (Go). Remember the Newton?
Tech Analysis: In a touring workshop to promote Windows 7, Microsoft is calling VDI, or virtual desktop infrastructure, a costly venture inappropriate for larger enterprises.
PALO ALTO, Calif., March 3, 2009 – HP today announced it has improved the user experience and simplified management of its industry-leading HP thin client portfolio with enhanced software choices included on every HP thin client.
Phoenix, AZ – March 3, 2009 — BOSaNOVA, Inc. (www.bosanova.net), the emerging market leader in development of Thin Clients and Network Appliances, today announced that BOSaNOVA Thin Clients are now VMware Ready Certified.
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.
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...:-)
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.
One of the questions we get asked is how multi-user clients such as Ncomputing are licensed (or unsanctioned) under Microsoft XP Pro. For the longest time MS would not comment and forced people to make assumpotions. Last year in March the definitive sanction was finally issued by Microsoft.
|Other companies have experimented with the thin client approach but the Ndiyo takes things a step further in terms of miniaturisation and streamlined, single purpose design, hence the use of the term 'ultra thin'.|
PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2009 – HP today announced that its entire line of thin clients is now certified for VMware ViewTM, making the products even easier for customers to deploy in VMware environments.
Symbio announces some new stateless thin client models & configurations for customers. These have been proven in high security environments such as DoE.
Closing the Gap Healthcare Group (CTG) is made up of more than 600 health care professionals and is an award-winning Canadian business providing healthcare services. CTG recently entered a long term contract with ThinDesk Inc to provide operational improvements and efficiencies while converting it‘s IT infrastructure to the fully managed Thin Computing model centrally hosted in a TELUS data center.
Rob Enderle on direction of desktop in 2009 and 2010. Points to cost factor driver. Microsoft, IBM, Apple and Google are his players. Also notes juxtaposition of IBM and Microsoft compared to late 80s/90s.
Tarkan Maner, Wyse CEO talks about the prospects for the desktop virtualization market in 2009. What do virtualization executives think about 2009? A VMBlog.com Series Exclusive.
Nice article on Virtualization Review which details HP's strategy to put RDP on steroids when it comes to VDI graphic experience.
Thin-client desktop vendor NComputing has landed another top executive from a big-name competitor in emerging markets, tapping Mark Bedford of Intel (NSDQ:INTC)'s Classmate netbook initiative to lead its worldwide marketing efforts.
Another spin on employees -- Reservation and Customer Care employees are staying at home while working for Hilton Hotels Corporation, and the company wouldn’t have it any other way.
The desktop virtualization also offers enhanced video/graphics support + new support for thin-client PCs running Linux and added support for USB peripherals. A modified version of RDP included.
NComputing X550 enables 11 simultaneous users to share a single PC for under $100 per user; Wins CES innovation award. We've tested these units and the PC-hosted clients are extremely quick and also can be locked down at terminal server level.
Using a thin client that was connected to a prison server, the prisoner was able to access an employee database by exploiting a bug in legal research software made available to inmates.
Dell makes surprise move into the thin client market announcing new FX160 system. Base unit retails for $399. It's based off the ATOM 230 Single Core and comes with SUSE Linux Embedded, SIS Mirage Graphics, Disk or Diskless and licensed for Citrix provisioning server.
|HP announces new "performance category" thin client with the GT7725 and Blade Work Station. Intended for financial floor or an area dear to my heart, oil and gas exploration, these units can handle 2560x1600 times 2 and have a 2.3 Ghz Turion from AMD. 4 display support. HP Worldwide manager for Thin Clients Eric Crosswhite was nice enough to call and go over the new units with us. Thanks!|
Phoenix, AZ – October 15, 2008 – BOSaNOVA, Inc., the market leader in development of Thin Clients and Network Appliances announces today they have teamed with Aqua Connect Inc., the provider of the only enterprise grade Mac terminal server, to deliver energy-efficient desktops to Mac users.
TROY, MICHIGAN – October 1, 2008. DisklessWorkstations.com releases Thin Clients supporting Dual Monitors under LTSP 5. Using Ubuntu Hardy Heron 8.04.1 and the VIA X drivers, users can take advantage of a total screen resolutions measuring 3360 x 1080.
Attached is press release which may be interesting given the debate raging over IT being the black sheep of carbon emissions. The SoftExpand solution presents a way to overcome increasing energy costs, and tightened IT budgets too. The solution is similar to NComputing L, but no need for access devices and no problems with the screen resolution and graphics, with load balancing thrown in.
Phoenix, AZ – September 4, 2008 – BOSaNOVA, Inc., the market leader in development of Thin Clients and Network Appliances announces today they have teamed with 2X Software LTD, the international developer of thin client computing software, to provide a new line of thin clients.
Press Release: ThinLaunch Software® Announces the Immediate Availability of Thin Desktop® 2.2
Thin Desktop Enhances Virtual Desktop deployment at the business PC and is easier to manage and deploy than traditional registry or policy changes.
From Chip PC: Chip PC is aimed at solving the complex problem of combining intelligent thin-client technology with high profile management and control for thin client and virtualization customers.
SAN JOSE, Calif., June 13 /PRNewswire/ — Wyse Technology, the global leader in thin computing, today announced its support for Windows Embedded Standard 2009(TM) across all Wyse product lines.
CEDAR PARK, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Integrated Bank Technology (IBT), a company that specializes in engineering robust software applications and provides 24/7 support services to community financial institutions, announced that it will offer its Integrated Image Teller product in a thin client environment.
The Symbiont Boot Appliance (SBA) is a rack-mount appliance that boots stateless devices with no internal operating system, embedded software, file systems, or network addresses. The new SBAv5 also allows creation of multiple virtual subnets, improving the network architect's ability to separate the activities of up to 250 individual users from one another.
Phoenix, AZ – May 28, 2008 – BOSaNOVA, Inc., the market leader in development of Thin Clients and Network Appliances announces today the addition of the new X-Series line of thin clients designed specifically for Citrix XenDesktop™.
King of Prussia, PA, May 20, 2007 – Devon IT, Inc., an alternative desktop solution company and the fastest growing provider of thin client terminals, today announced the availability of the new SafeBook LVO, a mobile thin client laptop built on the Lenovo R61 ThinkPad platform.
DMP in Taiwain announces new $80 US box for thin client terminal. It's one of the new mini-PCs beginning to flourish running preloaded linux with browser and RDP/ICA built-in. Specs and website follow. For $80 it conjurs visions of no risk.
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VXL Instruments has introduced a "high end" thin client that runs Windows XP Embedded. The TC 7321-XP operates fanlessly, uses a 1GHz Via C7 processor, supports up to 1900 x 1200 resolution, expands to 4GB of flash storage, and uses 11 Watts of power, says VXL.
Desktone plans to sell "desktops as a service" through service providers like Verizon Businesss and European and Asian carriers; IBM is a partner.
LONDON, March 24 /PRNewswire/ --Wyse Technology, the global leader in thin computing, today announced that its V10L thin client has been awarded Best New Green IT Product Award by an Established Vendor at the European Green IT Summit.
Announcements by Wyse in regards to VMware Virtual Desktop Manager, XenSource and others. ie cetified to work out of the box and automatically locate server.