Organizations today looking at secure and efficient access to VDI environments both from on-prem as well as from mobile clients may be looking at a mixture of solutions and hardware devices that can solve the needs of VDI connectivity across the board. This can lead to a mix of solutions and management challenges. Lifecycle management of end user workstations is certainly one of the challenges faced by organizations with the tremendous capital outlay required to rotate out end user workstations. Workstations are replaced for a number of reasons including end of support contracts or a performance profile that is no longer adequate to power current end user applications. Businesses today… Read More »
Trento, 8th February – Praim, a leading provider of systems for the creation and management of thin & zero client software and hardware workstations, announced today the launch of its new innovative solution ThinMan Gateway. It has been developed to provide the optimized and secure management of branch offices: from the distribution of updates and policies on endpoints to the possibility of enabling the Wake On LAN. ThinMan Gateway eliminated the necessity of having a VPN connection between headquarters and offices. It creates a remote repository to optimize data traffic over the corporate WAN to make updates more secure, faster and more efficient. What does ThinMan Gateway offer? Complete remote… Read More »
The new device is the first in the Praim range to support up to 3 monitors. It offers high definition content, with resolutions up to 4K UHD and the option Power over Ethernet. Trento, April 11, 2018 – Praim, a leading provider of systems for the creation and management of thin & zero client software and hardware workstations, is proud to present the new Edge family. Edge models boast top-of-the-range features and have been created for users working in multi-monitor mode, they are in fact the first Praim models to support up to 3 displays, thanks to the HDMI video output and 2 DisplayPort outputs. The new Edge devices are… Read More »
New family of products specifically designed to withstand particularly extreme environmental factors, optimal for those who need reliability above average. Trento, 12 April 2018 – Praim, a leading provider of systems for the creation and management of thin & zero client software and hardware workstations, announces the release of the new H Series family. The devices distinguish themselves by the extreme robustness of the hardware, which guarantees performance in any field of use: Praim’s H Series can operate in environments with temperatures ranging from -5°C to + 50°C, offering a greater dissipation of the heat, compared to non-industrial thin clients. The certification for the IP40 standard against dust and foreign… Read More »
Are VDI Environments Affected by Meltdown and Spectre? VDI environments can be affected when taking into consideration the hardware platform used to connect to the backend VDI environment, the hypervisor, as well as the guest operating system presented via the hypervisor. As an example, many VDI environments are running Microsoft Windows virtual machines for which Microsoft has released patches to change how user and kernel mode code is allowed to interact. However, there are facets of VDI architecture that help mitigate the effects of Meltdown and Spectre attack surfaces. Let’s take a look at what those are. VDI Environments Help Mitigate Meltdown and Spectre Attack Surfaces When it comes to… Read More »
The global thin and terminal client market deteriorated during the third quarter of 2015, declining -6.7% year over year, according to the IDC Worldwi
Combined with some persistent factors that negatively affected the market, including budget constraints that delayed major shipments in Asia/Pacific, the emerging markets continued to lag behind mature markets in terms of shipments and projected growth rates going forward. Furthermore, although the market is increasingly accepting of virtualized client computing, devices such as repurposed PCs and even Chromebooks in some cases, pose viable threats to mainstream thin client purchases.
In light of these challenges, IDC expects 2015 shipments to be more subdued than previously forecast, reaching just 5.1 million units for the year, a drop of more than -6% compared to 2014. IDC expects shipments to return to steady growth from 2016 through 2019, reaching 6.4 million units in 2019.
“Shipments in 2015 are expected to decline more than -6% year over year,” said Jay Chou, Research Manager, IDC Worldwide PC & Enterprise Client Device Tracker. “Beyond 2016, we remain optimistic that growth rates will pick up as another cycle of business refresh should fuel renewed growth.”