PRESS RELEASE — ROUND ROCK, Texas – Jan. 31, 2018
Dell is announcing updates to its thin client software and operation tools to make it easier than ever for organizations to set up, manage and scale Dell digital workspace or VDI solutions. This release includes updates to the highly secure, virus-resistant ThinOS 8.5 software, Wyse Management Suite 1.1 for thin client management, and two new solutions, the Wyse Converter for PCs and Wyse Easy Setup.
“Part of making it easier for our customers to deploy and run digital workspaces is to create thoughtful integration between the hardware, software and back-end infrastructure,” said Darrel Ward, senior vice president, Dell Commercial Client Product Group. “We want the Wyse thin client experience to be the best it can be for our customers. We’re setting out to achieve that through continual investment in our software solutions to create a holistic ecosystem our customers can easily integrate into their existing IT environments.”
ThinOS 8.5: Expanded protocol support and enhanced user experience
An optimum thin client experience is akin to a PC experience. Powerful graphics, audio and connectivity options are essential for employees to be their most productive. Dell continually invests in the development of its Wyse ThinOS software with new feature releases to make the Dell thin client experience as user-friendly as possible for end-users, and secure and easy-to-deploy for IT. With this release, the expanded protocol support features include:
Additionally, with ThinOS 8.5 customers can get up and running easier, with the first-boot configuration wizard to guide customers in setting up their ThinOS clients for the first time. For even greater security protection, ThinOS now supports an additional two-factor authentication solution across both Citrix and VMware brokering environments.
Wyse Management Suite 1.1 further simplifies thin client management
Dell also is updating its recently introduced advanced thin client management solution, Wyse Management Suite. With this latest update (version 1.1), existing owners of the previous Wyse Device Manager product can now …