SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyse Technology, the global
leader in thin computing, today announced the availability of the
industry's first family of high-speed Wi-Fi enabled thin clients. This
announcement is part of a wide range of wireless products that set the
standard for thin computing, bringing much needed flexibility to today's
The new family of wireless thin clients simplifies installation -- all
that is needed is a power source to turn them on. The units automatically
and securely connect to any supported wireless network, without requiring
driver installation or assembly. Additionally the built-in Wi-Fi technology
prevents loss of equipment since there are no removable parts.
"We're excited that Wyse is offering the industry's first family of
wireless thin clients," said Mark Hopkins, chief information officer,
Academic and Community Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
"With an increasing mobile workforce, these devices let us put secure data
anywhere, letting our employees access critical data anywhere on our
campus, increasing efficiency and productivity."
The line is fully compatible with Microsoft Terminal Services, Citrix
Presentation Server, VMware VDI and Wyse Device Manager. The new family
includes models based on several of the leading embedded operating systems,
including Microsoft Windows CE 5, Windows XP embedded and Linux, offering
customers a broad choice of deployment options.
"The factory installed wireless capability, with the software and
hardware fully integrated, enables a variety of new applications for quick,
secure deployment in hotel lobbies, airport kiosks, hospitals and school
rooms," said Tarkan Maner, president of worldwide field operations, Wyse
Technology. "The simple, secure set-up of a horizontal or vertical
wall-mounted Wyse wireless product enables our customers to operate in
places that haven't been able to be wired with traditional Ethernet."
The Wi-Fi enabled product line provides assurance of interoperability
and authentication compatibility with support for WPA and WPA2 for use with
802.1x authentication. These protocols support WEP, EAP, RC4 and TKIP to
address enterprise WLAN security concerns. Together with the Wyse
centralized thin-computing infrastructure, the V-Class with Wi-Fi meets
corporate IT requirements of information access, device reliability,
scalability and manageability.
The Wireless Thin Client family will be showcased at Wyse's Exhibition
Booth #103 at the Citrix iForum Global 2006 event in Orlando, Florida. The
new family is available immediately for purchase.
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 partners closely with
industry leaders Microsoft, Citrix, VMware, and others to achieve this
objective. Wyse is headquartered in San Jose, California, with offices
worldwide. Wyse partners closely with industry leaders Microsoft, Citrix,
VMware and others to achieve this objective.
For product photo and information, visit the Wyse website at
http://www.wyse.com/pr/wireless or call 1-800-GET-WYSE.
SOURCE Wyse Technology