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Wyse to Deliver New Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7 as Part of Its Market-Leading Cloud Client Computing Solutions

Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, today announced the availability of a family of desktop and mobile thin clients based on the Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7 operating system.

Wyse customers will benefit from thin clients based on Windows Embedded Standard 7. Windows Embedded Standard 7 delivers the power, familiarity and reliability of the popular Windows 7 operating system in a highly customizable and componentized form, enabling Wyse’s new thin client device, including support for Microsoft SCCM-based management and the latest RDP 7 technologies.

The Wyse-enhanced Windows Embedded Standard 7 models provide seamless connectivity to virtualized, public, and private cloud environments based on Microsoft’s Windows Server 2008 R2, as well as those by Citrix and VMware. The new Wyse clients include the latest Microsoft virtual remote desktop protocol, Citrix Online Plug-in with HDX support, and VMware View 4.5 support with virtual printing functionality, making them ideal for organizations wanting a combination of broad support for cloud computing and desktop virtualization, and local Windows 7 features including Internet Explorer 8, Windows Media Player 12, and supported locally embedded Windows applications.

"We’re pleased to work with Wyse and our partners globally to deliver Microsoft’s latest technology innovations through Windows Embedded Standard 7 and the full Windows Embedded portfolio of platforms for thin clients and other specialized devices for the enterprise," said Ashwin Kulkarni, senior product manager for Windows Embedded at Microsoft Corp. "The latest RDP 7 capabilities of Windows Embedded Standard 7 deliver next-generation media experiences, rich interactive applications, and compelling user interfaces on a Wyse thin client."

Three new models, the powerful Wyse R90L7, mobile X90c7 and compact C90LE7 deliver enhanced security, management, and a visually rich Windows Aero experience in remote and virtual desktop environments.

"The addition of our new client family based on Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7 takes the performance and energy efficiency of our clients to new levels and demonstrates our continuing innovation in addressing the embedded market," said Mohan Prabhala, Director, Product Management, Windows Platforms at Wyse. "As Wyse continues our leadership in delivering smart, green, cloud-oriented virtual clients, our new family based on Windows Embedded Standard 7 fits the needs of our most sophisticated customers."

"Bringing the benefits of Windows Embedded Standard 7 to thin clients and the desktop virtualization market is an exciting new development that many business customers now making the move to Windows 7 will really appreciate," according to Bob O’Donnell, Program VP, Clients and Displays at IDC.

The new Windows Embedded Standard 7-based family of Wyse thin clients is available through Wyse’s vast partner network worldwide.

"Anytime you can combine the individual strengths of two companies with the reputations of Microsoft and Wyse, you realize you have a solution you can take to market," said Peter Larocque, President of U.S. Distribution for SYNNEX Corporation. "Distributing Windows Embedded Standard 7 on Wyse thin clients fits right into our virtualization and cloud strategies and we're excited to offer this solution to our reseller base."

Availability

The new family, consisting of the Wyse R90L7 high performance thin client, Wyse X90c7 mobile thin client, and Wyse C90LE7 compact thin client, are currently available. For more information, please visit, http://www.wyse.com/products/hardware/thinclients/ and http://www.microsoft.com/showcase/en/us/details/a8b481e2-a853-49d2-8a77-8a0a2a4966af

Published Wednesday, August 25, 2010 5:40 AM by David Marshall
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