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Upgrade to 2X ThinClientServer and Send Vista Activation to the Gallows

2X ThinClientServer v.4 aims to rid besieged Network administrators from the headache of the upcoming Vista upgrade. Rather than sinking deeper into the swamp of fat client administration, Vista hardware upgrades and Vista activation, administrators can use 2X ThinClientServer to deploy a secure, centrally managed Linux desktop which runs any Windows application (including Vista applications) via RDP.

2X ThinClientServer deploys a small footprint Linux-based OS to old PCs, new low cost PCs and to popular thin client devices (HP, Neoware, Wyse, Maxspeed and more). Thin clients always boot the latest version of the OS from the ThinClientServer. Hardware & connection settings (including resolution, logging and more) are retrieved from the server when the client logs on, making thin clients easy to manage.

Users' connection settings such as Terminal Server name, type (RDP, Citrix ICA or NX), screen resolution and more, can be managed centrally via the web-based management interface. There is no need to push out these connection settings to the thin client devices, because they are retrieved when the user logs on.

Most thin client management software can only configure connection settings based on device. 2X ThinClientServer links connection settings to Active Directory/LDAP usernames, groups or OU's (organizational units). This reduces the administration involved with adding users and managing roaming users.

Other features:
Converts existing PCs to thin clients;
Thin clients can boot via PXE, CD ROM, floppy or hard disk;
Supports virtually all thin clients and computer hardware via advanced auto detection;
Supports local media and printers;
Multiple full desktops per thin client;
Support for 2X and CITRIX published desktops and applications;
New hardware support with Linux kernel 2.6.18.1;
Advanced usage reporting tool.

2X ThinClientServer is platform independent - it is available for both Windows and Linux. On Windows, Windows 2000, 2003 server, XP and VISTA are supported. On Linux, RedHat Enterprise 4, SUSE Enterprise Server 9.x, and Fedora 3/4 are supported. The Windows version includes a TFTP server for deployment of the OS.



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