The Case for Cloud POS

It wasn’t all that long ago that when someone mentioned “the cloud” as an option for Point-of-Sale (POS) systems, those in the know would scoff and say, “It’s just not possible.” And quite frankly, the initial deployments of cloud POS systems were not very good. Yet with new iterations of […] Source: www.ihlservices.com Make no mistake, it is… Read More »

Thin is in and desktops on diets, say Insurance industry IT Managers

UK Insurance industry IT managers plan to put their desktops on diets over the next 24 months as research shows thin and zero client adoption looks set to rise from 20% to 39%. The managers say increased flexibility, security and speed of deployment are the primary benefits of thin client. Currently 78% of the Insurance companies surveyed run… Read More »

VMworld 2014 – 14/10/2014 – int – Praim

Barcelona – October 14-16. Praim will be present at stand B103 with all the Thin & Zero Client solutions product range Source: www.praim.com In the Solutions Exchange area, it will be possible to observe and learn about the latest solutions of the sponsor exhibitors. Praim will be present at stand B103 with all the Thin & Zero Client solutions product… Read More »

Google Offering $100,000 in Cloud Platform Credits for Startups

Google announced a program on Friday that offers $100,000 in cloud platform credits for one year in addition to 24/7 tech support for qualifying startups. Source: mashable.com Google Cloud Platform for Startups is designed to compete with Amazon Web Services that supports Netflix, Reddit, Expedia and other top sites. Microsoft also has a comparable program called BizSpark that offers startups $150… Read More »

IGEL integriert Microsoft RDP Gateway in Linux Thin Clients

[English summary below] Dank des neuesten Firmware-Updates für IGEL Linux können Anwender ab sofort auch mit Linux-basierten Thin Clients über ein Microsoft Remote Desktop-Gateway auf ihre RDP-Umgebung zugreifen – ganz einfach und bequem über das Internet. Das verringert den Administrationsaufwand und erhöht gleichzeitig die Sicherheit. Bremen 15. September 2014 – Mit dem kürzlich veröffentlichten Update von IGEL Linux baut der Bremer… Read More »

Dell unveils new thin clients and ‘data centre in a box’

SAN FRANCISCO — Dell Inc. took advantage of this week’s VMworld conference show here to release several new products it says will Source: www.computerdealernews.com Included in the new products is its first Intel-based thin client that supports VMware’s PC over-IP (PCoIP) technology

Company Launches mHealth Software-as-a-Service Platform

MedDiary Inc., a mobile healthcare software developer, has launched its mHealth software-as-a-service platform, consisting of a cloud-based portal for providers and a mobile app for patients. Source: www.healthdatamanagement.com Healthcare is ideal publisher

I am sorry but we do not support Tablets

Chris Burgess IT Director at Expedia About a month ago, I overheard one of the support members on my team talking to a C-level exec. The conversation went – C-level exec: “I would like to change my… Source: www.executiveleadersnetwork.com

5 tips for a successful BYOD strategy

Bring-your-own-device is pretty much a done deal at most organizations now, but that doesn’t mean the organization is really getting top value from the practice. Here is advice on how to have a successful BYOD strategy. Source: www.fiercemobileit.com

IGEL UD3 nominated for German Design Award 2015

With his new cabinet, Germany’s best-selling thin client also in terms of product design standards. As a nominee in the category of Computer & Entertainment the UD3 occurs now at the German Design Award 2015, conferred by the Design Council for the fourth time.   Bremen August 21, 2014 – It was not until earlier this year had the… Read More »

CenturyLink Said to Seek to Acquire Rackspace Hosting

CenturyLink Inc., the Louisiana- based landline phone service provider, is seeking to acquire Rackspace Hosting Inc. to further expand into cloud-computing services, according to people familiar with the situation. Source: www.bloomberg.com Would be big news for Rackspace and the analysts like the possible move by CenturyLink.

Privacy filters – a Primer

Privacy filters, sometimes also known as light control film (LCF) such the 3M Vikuiti A-LCF and Optical Filters K-LCF consist of many thin louvers that function like a vertical window blind restricting the path of light through the filter. The display is clear and un-distorted to the user directly within the viewing axis, but to either side the… Read More »

WatchGuard Technologies’ New Policy Map Provides ‘X-Ray’ Vision into Firewall Configurations and Network Traffic

Newest enhancement to WatchGuard Dimension visibility solution allows admins to see policy misconfigurations and optimise traffic 9 September 2014 – WatchGuard® Technologies has announced the industry’s first interactive, integrated policy mapping capability for Unified Threat Management (UTM) and Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) appliances. Available in the latest version of its real-time network security visibility solution, WatchGuard Dimension™, Policy Map provides a comprehensive view… Read More »

IGEL Technology: Von der Green IT zum grünen Unternehmen

IGEL_Green_Company The German thin client market leader writes climate protection and energy saving not only the product side quite large. With numerous internal projects IGEL is also working on its own life cycle and anchored the issue of climate change in corporate strategy. Bremen September 9, 2014 – With its thin client solutions, IGEL offers an extremely energy-efficient… Read More »

BYOD is smothering my security!

Security teams are struggling to keep up with the demands of traditional and mobile security. Craft a bring-your-own-device strategy that relieves the pressure. Source: techpageone.dell.com Many security pros have commented that MDM, which stands for “mobile device management,” should stand for “mobile data management,” because data safety and security is the biggest concern. Unchecked, mobile users can easily… Read More »

Antimicrobial Solutions for Healthcare and Retail

Antimicrobial Solutions have been around a long time and there has been improvements over the years.  Important in the self-service terminal that the treatment does not affect the touchscreen Wikipedia on Antimicrobial Aegis how to kill germs Microban Sanitech CuVerro — SeePoint – see below KMC Antimicrobial August 2013 Corning Gorilla Glass  silver coating iKlear wipes Environmental specs… Read More »

Thin Client Computing Complements Mobile Devices for K-12 | NComputing

White paper by NComputing on providing the best solution for the lowest cost. Source: www.ncomputing.com Read this white paper to learn how thin client computing complements mobile devices to meet the needs of K-12 schools by providing: A Windows desktop experience with full-sized monitor and keyboard A low-cost computing solution for labs, classrooms and libraries Workstations that are… Read More »

ThinLinx Launches New Enterprise Edition of Cloud-Based ThinLinx Network | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Sunnyvale, CA, September 07, 2014 — Recognized worldwide for making advanced signage simple also reasonable, ThinLinx advertised today an expansion to its cloud-based facilitated computerized sign system result. Source: www.virtual-strategy.com ThinLinX’s Hot-e® is an embedded Linux Thin Client computer in place of standard PC. The Hot-e® connected to a XenDesktop®, XenApp® or VDI-in-a-Box® Server provides the same look… Read More »

Cloud review: 8 public cloud services put to the test

From Amazon to Windows Azure, IaaS clouds differ widely in features, complexity, and speed Source: www.infoworld.com Nice comparison of Amazon Web Services • Dell Cloud • Google Compute Engine • HP Cloud • Joyent Cloud • Microsoft Windows Azure • Rackspace Cloud • SoftLayer 

How to Eliminate Random Acts of Mobility

Developing and Implementing a Successful BYOD Strategy (How to Eliminate Random Acts of #Mobility by Tom Kendra via @CIOonline: http://t.co/Dv1U1GMgEC)… Source: www.cio.com Some good points in this

Smart technology tracks hospital patients – Fox News

Fox News Smart technology tracks hospital patients Fox News Medical personnel verify each visitor’s ID bracelet by using a portable LCD monitor display with height-adjustable Ergotron brackets; an optical mouse and a keyboard tray; a Wyse thin… Source: www.foxnews.com The hospital uses this smartcard ID technology to ensure that only authorized family members remain in the surgical and… Read More »

Smartphones overtake PCs as main business device [infographic] – HighQ

Infographic by GoToMeeting reveals that mobile is the business device of choice, as 55% of executives rely mostly on the smartphone. Source: highq.com The survey and infographic reveals that consumer-focussed technology is the business device of choice, as 55% of executives rely mostly on the smartphone, overtaking PCs (54%) and laptops (52%).

Microsoft to patch Windows, IE, Lync Server next week – ZDNet

Microsoft to patch Windows, IE, Lync Server next weekZDNetFollowing a pattern typical of IE updates, it is rated Critical on Windows client systems and Moderate on servers. Source: www.zdnet.com The one critical update addresses a problem or problems in Internet Explorer in all versions of Windows. Following a pattern typical of IE updates, it is rated Critical on… Read More »

Company News | NComputing

New NComputing N-series Thin Client Release Provides Exceptional HDX Experience for Latest Citrix Virtual Desktop Environments Source: www.ncomputing.com N-series v2.0 Firmware Adds Support for New Versions of Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop and VDI-in-a-Box, Provides Boost in Performance

BYOD Security Issues and How to Handle Them

At this point the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) movement is in full swing, and many midsize businesses are taking advantage of the policy’s benefits. Source: www.midsizeinsider.com BYOD Security Issues and How to Handle Them