Tag Archives: thin client

Matchstick and Mozilla Debut $25 Firefox OS Dongle

Matchstick and Mozilla today announced its open-source take on the Chromecast: a $25 Firefox OS-powered HDMI dongle. The streaming Internet and media stick will be available first through Kickstarter, in… Keep reading → Source: thenextweb.com Jack Chang, Matchstick General Manager in the US, described the device to Slashdot as “essentially an open Chromecast.”  Because the Matchstick runs Firefox… Read More »

iOS 8 update causing problems for doctors using Citrix to access patient records – iMedicalApps

iOS 8 update causing problems for doctors using Citrix to access patient records iMedicalApps Source: www.imedicalapps.com Citrix has identified compatibility issues between Apple iOS 8 and the Citrix Receiver. … Users … from an iPad or iPhone *SHOULD NOT* update their iOS or they will experience strange graphics effects such as dialogs not appearing properly on the phone or… Read More »

NHS BYOD scheme restricted by Microsoft licensing costs – ComputerworldUK

NHS BYOD scheme restricted by Microsoft licensing costsComputerworldUKSouth Devon NHS Trust has had to scale back its Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) scheme due to onerous licensing costs, according to IT operations manager David Hayes. Source: www.computerworlduk.com It will initially launch for 60 users out of 10,000 members of staff. However Hayes said: “The issue for us [with… Read More »

Desktop as a Service? All you want to know about Hosted Desktop | Cloud4 Computers

DaaS market share amongst SMEs and large businesses is becoming bigger and bigger. Learn why the number of hosted desktop adopters is growing so rapidly. Source: www.cloud4computers.co.uk There are 2 different types of virtual desktops – RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) and Citrix. The differences vary from bandwidth consumption, which could hinder the end user experience, to capabilities such… Read More »

Billionaire-backed startup aims to be ‘the next Citrix’ – Upstart

Billionaire-backed startup aims to be ‘the next Citrix’UpstartThe UpTake: Business software firm Aplicor has a lineup of heavyweights driving its growth in South Florida, where it plans to double its workforce in the near future. Source: upstart.bizjournals.com The board of directors includes a former CEO of Citrix, a former Miami Dolphins owner, the president of the investors’ group New World… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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

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 »