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February 08, 2013
Thin Clients and Zero Clients are both small form factor, solid state computing devices, specifically designed for a server based typology, currently generally associated with Desktop Virtualization (VDI), but they have many different characteristics that are important to distinguish. Below we will discuss the differences between Thin Clients and Zero Clients. Thin Clients Thin Client devices for VDI are traditionally end-point devices with some type of skinny, locked-down OS. The most...
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February 04, 2013
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Windows 8 Viewed as a failure to some and a success by others, the release of the Windows 8 Operating System has caused quite a stir amongst the computing world since it hit the market in October. The two sides are separated by one of two ideas; Microsoft will mark its demise with this OS, or others who believe that Windows has opened the doors with this release and provided a...
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February 04, 2013
Windows 8: Viewed as a failure to some and a success by others, the release of the Windows 8 Operating System has caused quite a stir amongst the computing world since it hit the market in October. The two sides are separated by one of two ideas; Microsoft will mark its demise with this OS, or others who believe that Windows has opened the doors with this release and provided a...
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January 30, 2013
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Thin computing has always offered enterprise users solid cost and business benefits and these aspects have improved drastically with the wide spread adoption of Desktop Virtualization or VDI. Couple this value proposition with improved energy efficiency, a minimal environmental impact and corporations have even more incentive to choose thin clients. 10ZiG’s Energy Saving Thin/Zero Clients are solid state devices with skinny locked down Linux/windows operating systems (OS) or no OS in...
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January 25, 2013
What is VDI? VDI or Virtual Desktop Integration is a computing model that separates and virtualizes the desktop operating system and applications from the actual physical client where they originally resided, and placing it on a server. The server then provisions and distributes the OS and applications, handling the bulk of the computing power. This is used to provide centralized management of distributed Virtual Machines to the desktop vs. individually managing...
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January 09, 2013
In this day and age computing is all about speed, accessibility, and ease of use. Though many have a list of their top requirements when choosing the right technology fit for their enterprise, they don’t know what product will bring them the most security, speed and ease of use. The answer to many IT managers' problems is the implementation of PCoIP host cards for PCoIP Zero Clients. The first aspect of...
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December 19, 2012
Everyone is always looking for the latest and greatest when it comes to technology. It was no surprise to us that when the brand new second generation Tera2 PCoIP chipset was released, it caused quite the commotion among the VDI Marketplace. For those of you who are not familiar with what the Tera1 or Tera2 PCoIP Chipsets are, they are Zero Client portal processors made by Teradici that is used in...
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December 10, 2012
The worst event an organization can go through is a security breach. Thin clients, you will have options that can give you the security that you are looking for. Sensitive and private information will be secured with the use of thin client management software as it allows for remote control or shadow devices, making it possible for an IT administrator to take control of a thin client device and take necessary...
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December 05, 2012
Tons of businesses worldwide have turned to Re-Purposing their Old PCs. Why would someone want to do that you ask?  Simply put, it is a painless and quick way to widen your companies IT Budget meanwhile Re-Purposing your Old PCs by converting them to fully functioning VDI Clients. Not everyone can afford to refresh their desktops to the extent that they would like to in the time they would like to.
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November 30, 2012
Everywhere you go, organizations are turning to Virtual Machines to expand their IT budgets and get the most return on their investment. We look to a Microsoft RemoteFX thin client and explain its offerings and the various incentives of this VM technology over other protocols.
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