Neoware Rolls Out Image Manager for Thin Clients

Neoware systems rolls out technology that company officials says removes a major barrier to the broad adoption of thin-client architecture.

Neoware Systems is rolling out technology that company officials said removes a major barrier to the broad adoption of thin-client architecture.

The thin-client vendor last week released Neoware Image Manager, which streams a single software image that contains the operating system, applications and hardware drivers from a central server to thin clients and PCs.

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The technology gives those devices the performance and flexibility of a traditional PC while maintaining the manageability and security features of a thin-client environment.

The technology can also make thin clients less expensive to use. With Neoware Image Manager, users can run Microsofts Windows XP Embedded or Windows XP Professional on a thin client without tapping costly flash storage because the client can access storage on a server.

Neoware Image Manager will be bundled with Neoware thin clients or sold as a stand-alone product to be used with other thin clients and with PCs.

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