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  • Hosted desktops come of age with Nvidia Grid and Citrix

    Posted May 28, 2013 - 2:25 pm

    It's taken decades to develop a hosted desktop that is inexpensive, fast, flexible, scalable and usable. Will an Nvidia-Citrix partnership finally buck the trend?
  • 45,000 Huawei engineers participate in desktop virtualization

    Posted February 19, 2012 - 7:53 am

    ICT solutions provider, Huawei, recently announced that 45,000 if its engineers use virtual desktops as part of the world's largest desktop Cloud collaboration.
  • Windows Thin PC nears final release

    Posted May 3, 2011 - 1:47 pm

    Microsoft offers a stripped-down version of Windows 7 for thin clients.
  • Windows Thin PC ready for customers to test

    Posted March 29, 2011 - 8:22 pm

    A stripped-down version of Windows designed by Microsoft for thin clients is now available publicly for customers to download and evaluate.
  • Citrix, Cisco update virtual desktop "experience"

    Posted November 15, 2010 - 7:42 pm

    Cisco and Citrix have added a couple of new thin clients and updated the packaging of their all-in-one server/network/storage/virtual desktop package. It's still not simple, the name is weak, and the cost-saving estimations are misleading.
  • Thin client computing: Central management, anywhere access

    Posted October 6, 2010 - 11:28 am

    Deployed correctly, Citrix XenApp can deliver on the remote desktop promise
  • Pano Logic to cut costs of desktop virtualization rollout

    Posted June 29, 2010 - 4:47 pm

    Responding to criticism that rolling out its Zero Client across an enterprise could put too high a burden on capital expense, Pano Logic has introduced a new initiative, Pano Express, across North America and is ready to bring it to Europe later this summer.
  • Wyse Technology's new device isn't your father's dumb terminal

    Posted May 18, 2010 - 4:12 pm

    There may be a lot to like about thin-client hardware like Wyse Technology Inc.'s Xenith for Citrix, which is due next month. But, so far, this thin technology isn't shoving desktops off corporate desks.
  • Amerisure ditches its PCs, goes all virtual

    Posted April 2, 2010 - 4:26 pm

    The Amerisure insurance company replaced every physical PC and laptop with thin client alternatives to reduce cost and increase efficiency.
  • What I've Learned about Thin Client Computing

    Posted February 1, 2010 - 9:08 pm

    In Pasco County, Fla., thin clients have been a fixture in the user environment for a decade. IT initially bought into the thin-client computing model as it addressed security and management challenges arising out of the desktop PC movement. It was not then nor is it now blinded by the thin-client concept, and has never deployed thin clients universally. Users get the best device for their needs, be that a PC, laptop or, in some cases, a Panasonic Toughbook, says Kristine Johnson, a technical architect who has been with the County for 15 years. In this interview with contributing writer Beth Schultz, Johnson reflects on …
  • Thin Client Economics

    Posted December 16, 2009 - 9:55 pm

    The real cost savings is in recurring support costs, and these costs can quickly add up if thin clients aren't deployed correctly. JetBlue Airlines standardized on HP thin clients and claims to have saved millions in its desktop deployment.
  • Facing big budget cuts, county turns to thin clients, SaaS

    Posted October 8, 2009 - 2:21 pm

    Milwaukee County hopes to move to software as a service (SaaS) applications and personnel outsourcing to reduce costs in the wake of significant budget cuts.
  • Do business desktop PCs have a future?

    Posted June 12, 2009 - 4:32 pm

    With laptop shipments gaining momentum over the past few years the question arises: Are desktops on the verge of being banished from the enterprise?
  • HP upgrades mobile and desktop thin clients

    Posted May 27, 2009 - 11:06 am

    HP Wednesday announced a new mobile thin client, and software enhancements to improve the security and manageability of its desktop-based thin clients.
  • Virtual desktops cut costs at Denver transportation agency

    Posted May 19, 2009 - 3:46 pm

    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. That's the conclusion Trent Ratcliff of the Regional Transportation District in the Denver area came to when reviewing the potential of thin clients and desktop virtualization.
  • Dell refreshes Optiplex line, offers Atom-based thin client

    Posted October 28, 2008 - 11:45 am

    Dell will add 10 new models to its line of Optiplex desktops, including a thin client computer based on Intel's Atom processor. The company will also expand the availability of its Flexible Computing and Managed Desktop services.
  • Indian schools adopt virtual desktops from NComputing

    Posted October 13, 2008 - 4:10 pm

    Schools in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh are deploying virtual desktop technology that lets several users share the computing capacity of a single PC.

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