RFPs Chromebooks North Carolina

New RFP for Chromebooks Yancey County Schools. Lenovo 300e Touchscreen Chromebook ● Display: 11” ● Memory: 4 GB ● Storage: 32GB Four Year Warranty ● No deductible ● Free shipping both ways when there is an incident ● Hardware fail ● Accidental Damage Protection (ADP) ● Theft/loss ● Spare parts on site, if desired ● 3-year battery warranty… Read More »

Thin Client Market Forecast August 2020

Thin Client Market Report From PRNewswire August 2020 — The $469M market is predicted by these people to reach $633 by 2027. Not a big fan of Research and Markets research market reports judging from some of the other reports they have done. A lot of internet scraping I think. I think it is worth noting that the… Read More »

Telemedicine RFPs – Aug 6 – VA, UVA, San Benito, Virginia

VA VA Telehealth Requirements CARES Act July 2020 Introduction This Request for Information (RFI) is issued for the purpose of conducting market research. Accordingly, this RFI constitutes neither a Request for Proposal (RFP) nor a guarantee that one will be issued by the Government in the future.Ã? Furthermore, it does not commit the Government to contract for any services… Read More »

Teladoc Buys Livongo – Major Telemedicine Acquisition Consolidation

Teladoc Health Wednesday announced it would acquire highflying telehealth rival Livongo From Chicago Tribune — Telemedicine involves care delivered remotely, often with a live video connection through patient smartphones or tablets. Millions of patients were forced to try it for everything from routine care to checkups with specialists after COVID-19 shut down much of the economy earlier this… Read More »

Telemedicine – Trump Signs Executive Order Expanding Telehealth

From FierceHealthcare Hospitals Trump signs executive order to expand telehealth, boost rural health care by  Heather Landi |  Aug 3, 2020 5:43pm Excerpt President Donald Trump issued an executive order Monday to support healthcare in rural areas by permanently expanding some telehealth services beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) officials said they plan to issue a… Read More »

Telemedicine – Request for Proposal Cherokee Nation

Introduction: The Cherokee Nation is the federally recognized government of the Cherokee people and thereby has sovereign status granted by treaty and law. Tribal sovereignty is the right to selfgovernance. The seat of tribal government is the W.W. Keeler Complex near Tahlequah, Oklahoma, capital of the Cherokee Nation. The jurisdictional area of the Cherokee Nation (hereinafter “Nation”) covers… Read More »

RFP Examples – New Touchscreen Chromebooks Qty 2000

Example this month Wilson County Public Schools — Lenovo 300e Touchscreen Chromebook qty 1637 ● Display: 11” ● Memory: 4 GB ● Storage: 32GB Four Year Warranty 1637 ● No deductible ● Free shipping both ways when there is ● an incident Hardware fail ● Accidental Damage Protection (ADP) ● Theft/loss ● Spare parts on site, if desired… Read More »

Chromebooks – the Seven Best on a Budget from Wired

The Chromebooks listed in the Wired article are on the spendy side. Not sure why “Budget” is included in title.  Maybe that is more catchy and more political than “cheap”.  The budget Chromebook here is the Dell for $400.  You can go on the Dell site and get 11″ Education model for $249.  HP starts even “less expensive”… Read More »

Cloudflare Eating AWS’s Serverless Lunch

Cloudflare Serverless From Data Center Knowledge Jul 2020 Its CEO says the new serverless platform is cheaper and faster than Amazon’s, Microsoft’s, and Google’s. Yevgeniy Sverdlik | Jul 27, 2020 Excerpt:   Matthew Prince says what the new cloud service engineers at his company Cloudflare have cooked up beats competing services by the three cloud giants – AWS, Azure, and Google… Read More »

Cloud PC Rumors Microsoft Desktop As A Service Flying – Too Little too Late?

News article on ZDNet this week got the rumor mill going on Microsoft finally launching a Windows Desktop As a Service via Azure. The writer found a job description on Microsoft website which details the role. Microsoft’s vision of Cloud PC is that it is the only M365 powered user compute experience delivered from azure and managed by Microsoft – at… Read More »

KMA Adds Product Listings for COVID19

See BusinessWire for KMA release — the COVID19 situation has advanced to where the KMA has found it necessary and useful to have separate product listings for software and hardware solutions in the COVID space. This includes the ultimate thin clients which enable touchless operation of computer stations. The mobile becomes the remote control proxy. Excerpt: WESTMINSTER, Colo.–(BUSINESS… Read More »

Thin Client Review HP t640

From Storage Review Jul 2020 and Tom Fenton — In this article, we will give an in-depth overview of the t640 VDI client’s specifications, design and build quality, and a summary of the testing that we carried out on it. We will then lay out the key findings from those tests and provide our thoughts about the device… Read More »

Thin Client vs. PC Debate VDI endpoints

From VirtualDesktop Jul2020 —  IT has the responsibility to provide virtual desktop endpoints that maximize UX based on the use cases, so admins should learn the different sides of the thin client vs. PC debate. By Jo Harder End-user requirements for thin clients vs. PC endpoints Even the best ticket system will result in some delays for users, and… Read More »

Telehealth Telemedicine Projects RFPs – July 2020

Telehealth Telemedicine Projects The world of telemedicine and telehealth is expanding and much of the base infrastructure, on both sides of the aisle, is thin client computing.  Especially given the HIPAA regulations the handling of patient data is extremely important.  Generally most telemedicine telehealth client stations are “cloud clients”. Here are some from today for reference Program Name… Read More »

Microsoft Citrix Partnership Grows Deeper

From the Verge July 2020 — Microsoft and Citrix have been working together closely for decades, but that partnership is going a step further today. Microsoft is partnering with Citrix to use the company’s Citrix Workspace portal as its “preferred digital workspace solution,” and Citrix is using Microsoft Azure as its preferred cloud platform. Microsoft and Citrix have… Read More »

Thin Client RFPs and Contracts July 9

July Thin Client RFPs and Contracts we’ve seen and looked at: Here is overall status today for pre RFP. 57 opps for 27M   From one service – Here is is another. This is Forecast Pre-RFP. There are 57 opps worth 27M Here is a look at Active Contracts: 458 found total spending 1B Average spending 7M If… Read More »

Thinclient Product Update – Wyse ThinOS 9.0 & Wyse Management Suite 2.0

Wyse ThinOS 9.0 is the most secure thin client operating system with Citrix Workspace app and with enhanced management capabilities from WMS 2.0 One tool does it all. Wyse Management Suite is a flexible cloud management solution that allows to centrally configure, monitor, manage and optimize Wyse thin clients, zero clients and software thin clients (with Wyse Converter… Read More »

Thin Client RFPs 6/29

JPMC – RENEWAL NOTICE HP Thin Client Terminals and Accessories Type Bid Entity DoIT – Department of Innovation and Technology Expires Jul 14, 2020 Status Open Region Illinois Reference # 21-448DOIT-TELEC-B-16037 Issued Jun 28, 2020 More Details Description Bulletin Desc: RENEWAL NOTICE – THIS IS NOT A BID SOLICITATION JPMC – The Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology desires… Read More »

10ZiG® Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop Partner

ICYMI – ’10ZiG® Technology Established as Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop Integrated Partner Provider’ > Rean th announcement here > https://bit.ly/10ZiG-WVD #WVD #WindowsVirtualDesktop #Microsoft #Cloud #CloudComputing #10ZiG 10ZiG® Technology Established as Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop Integrated Partner Provider PHOENIX, ARIZONA – Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop, a comprehensive desktop and app virtualization service running in the cloud, is now partnering with 10ZiG Technology Thin & Zero Clients.… Read More »

Citrix User Group Community Active

#UKCUG is alive and kicking!! As well as offering FREE #Citrix Thin & Zero Client demo devices, we’re also giving away a pair of Sennheiser Wireless Headphones! You can win them here – https://lnkd.in/dcdVmkh Since 1999, Thinclient.org has been reporting the thin client computing market as well as the ChromeBook, Zero Client, Android clients, Pi Raspberry Clients and Thick Client market. Generally… Read More »

Chrome OS Running Windows Apps

From SlashGear Jun2020 It may not be Google’s OS but Chrome OS is truly shaping up to be the one OS to rule them all. It can already run software from Android and Linux in addition to its own native web-based Chrome apps and soon it will add what may be the most important set of apps for… Read More »

Thin Client News – HP Chromebook x360 14c

Full article on The Verge June 2020 – Fast charging and a 10th Gen Core i5 HP has announced its Chromebook x360 14c, which it says is its most premium Chrome OS product yet. It starts at $499 and will be available in June. The 3.5-pound convertible device has a 14-inch touchscreen with an 88 percent screen-to-body ratio… Read More »

Temperature Verification Kiosk

Temperature Verification Kiosks Temperature checks on employees and visitors is becoming commonplace for many businesses, hospitals, grocery stores, retailers and a host of others. Temperature sensing kiosks can help stem a crisis and optimize a return to business as employees and guests return to work and entertainment venues. Olea Temperature Sensing Kiosk from Craig Keefner on Vimeo. Reference page on Olea Kiosks… Read More »

Integrating Telemedicine Kiosks in Pharmacies

From GlobalNewsWire May 2020 Save-On-Foods is Canada’s largest Western-based grocery and pharmacy retailer with over 170 stores May 04, 2020 07:30 ET | Source: CloudMD Software & Services Inc. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CloudMD Software & Services Inc. (CSE: DOC, OTCQB: DOCRF, Frankfurt: 6PH) (the “Company” or “CloudMD”), a telemedicine company revolutionizing the delivery of… Read More »

HP new Chromebooks for enterprise workers at home

From VentureBeat May 2020  HP today unveiled three new Chromebooks and other mobile solutions for enterprise workers in lockdown. The launch demonstrates how quickly big companies are moving to target mobile products at people working from home during the coronavirus pandemic. Chromebooks, based on Google’s Chrome operatin… HP today unveiled three new Chromebooks and other mobile solutions for enterprise workers in… Read More »

No Touch Touchscreen + User Monitored Station Maintenance

Two fairly cool ideas from KioWare on let users use their mobile as the touchscreen proxy controller.  And then for the workstation that presumably has been cleaned, users can see how long ago it was actually cleaned. Cool ideas. Ed Note: Using the kiosk as the “fulcrum” or proxy is not a new idea but it is coming… Read More »

Temperature Check Android

Temperature Check Stations Lots of news around temperature check kiosks these days.  These are typically small android devices equipped with camera and thermal sensor.  The sensors come from variety of places (Germany for example has one). Example temperature check sensor is Heinmann  ISO 9001-2015 certificate1Heimann Sensor Typically stand at a distance anywhere from 10 to 40 inches and… Read More »

Wyse ThinOS 9.0 & Wyse Management Suite 2.0

Wyse ThinOS and Management Suite Wyse ThinOS 9.0 is the most secure thin client operating system with Citrix Workspace app and with enhanced management capabilities from WMS 2.0 Learn More: https://bit.ly/2IP5hY3 95% of breaches originate at the endpoint1 With Wyse thin clients, data and applications are stored in a secure datacenter to ensure security and confidentiality. Our thin… Read More »

Temperature Sensing Kiosks

Temperature Taking Kiosks Using a digital signage kiosk to take temperature has a lot of interest recently.  It could be one strategy for re-opening business and assuring customers of safety. Bob Iger, CEO of Walt Disney Co., is pondering what such a future would look like. Perhaps, he suggests, it would look like testing the temperatures of all… Read More »