Wyse Technology Extends Thin-Computing Leadership With New Linux Solutions

Posted by tadelste on Apr 5, 2006 11:31 AM EDT
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More Than 10,000 LinuxWorld Attendees Will Register on Wyse Thin Clients for Second Consecutive Year

LINUXWORLD EXPO, BOSTON, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyse Technology, the global leader in thin computing, today announced Wyse Linux 6.3, the latest release of the Wyse Linux V6 products. The product will be offered as a free software upgrade for current Wyse customers of the S50, V50, and 5150 SE thin clients.

Wyse Linux 6.3 offers support for 802.11a/b/g wireless LAN adapters and enterprise-class WPA-2 and 802.1x wireless authentication, improved SmartCard compatibility, enhanced authentication and security, and double-byte Asian language support. This latest release is built on the rich feature set of Wyse Linux V6 that includes support for server-managed applications through Citrix MetaFrame and Microsoft(R) Windows(R) Terminal Server Edition, VPN security, Firefox web browser, local terminal emulation, and support for local printers and USB removable drives. Wyse Linux 6.3 will be demonstrated at the Wyse booth, # 1034, at LinuxWorld. In addition, Linux-based Wyse thin clients will be used to register all attendees at the event.

"Our Wyse thin clients will be used to register more than 10,000 attendees at LinuxWorld in Boston. With attendance higher than ever this year, the conference organizers required a solution that was extremely scalable, and had the highest degree of reliability," said Tarkan Maner, Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing at Wyse. "We are thrilled that so many customers are discovering the manageability, security, and huge long-term savings that come from selecting Linux-based Wyse thin clients on the newest and most feature-rich kernels available." About Wyse Technology

Wyse Technology is the global leader in thin computing. Wyse and its partners deliver the hardware, infrastructure software, and services that comprise thin computing, allowing people to access the information they need using the applications they want, but with better security, manageability, and at a much lower total cost of ownership than a PC. Thin computing allows CIOs and senior IT professionals to reduce costs, manage risk, and deliver access to information. Wyse is headquartered in San Jose, California, with offices worldwide. For more information, visit our website at http://www.wyse.com or call 1-800-GET-WYSE.

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