Thin client reviews take a dive into features and functionality as well as thin client performance in an appropriate VDI scenario. High-end thin clients are reviewed in the StorageReview VDI lab, while midrange or below thin clients are typically reviewed while connecting to a vendor's environment over WAN.
by Tom Fenton

ClearCube C3Pi+ VDI Client Review

The ClearCube C3Pi+ is a low-cost, and very small form-factor, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) client based on the Raspberry Pi B+ platform. ClearCube is positioning this product for use by state and local governments, medical organizations, kiosks, and other environments where a low-cost, single monitor VDI client is desirable.

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by Adam Armstrong

HP Announces Its Most Powerful Thin Client & Other VDI Solutions

Ahead of VMworld 2019 next week, HP announced today what it is referring to as the world’s most powerful thin client, the HP t740. The company is also announcing a self-defending thin client in the HP t640. For other VDI solutions the company is announcing HP ThinPro PC Converter and HP Device Manager 5.0. 

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by Adam Armstrong

VMWare Horizon 7.9 & CART 5.1 Released

VMware released the latest version of its VDI software, VMware Horizon version 7.9. The new release comes with several new features and enhancements including enhancements to Horizon Connection Server and Horizon Agent. VMware also released the latest version of CART, version 5.1, its client software used to connect to a Horizon desktop or application.

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by Tom Fenton

Atrust mt188L Mobile VDI Client Review

The Atrust mt188L client is geared towards mobile virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) users that need a laptop form factor VDI client. To give a brief overview of its specifications, the Atrust mt188L is a laptop format, thin client that has a 15.6” screen, with multiple USB and video ports, is powered by an Intel CPU that runs a bespoken Linux operating system. It has 700mAh, 64.98Wh battery. It supports all the major VDI environments.

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by Adam Armstrong

New IGEL UD2 Desktop Solution Launched

Today IGEL announced the expansion of its Universal Desktop endpoint solutions with the release of the IGEL UD2. The new UD2 is compact and said to be fast, cost-effective, and secure while it meets current and future needs of work. The new solution is powered by IGEL OS11 and verified with IGEL Workspace Edition. 

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by Tom Fenton

Dell Wyse Management Suite Review

After having a chance to work with and review the Wyse 5070 Client, we thought we would dive in and take a look at the Dell Wyse Management Suite (WMS), Wyse’s VDI management offering. With the ability for administrators to configure, monitor and optimize their VDI clients in a systemized fashion from a centralized location, this management software is just as, if not more, important than the VDI client itself.

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by Tom Fenton

Dell Wyse Converter On An Intel NUC Review (NUC7CJYS)

After having a chance to work with and review various VDI clients, we thought we would see what it takes (and if it makes sense) to create our own VDI client using a low-priced small form factor computer and VDI client software. This review will be different than our other reviews as we will cover how to assemble a system to act as a VDI client software, and then we will review that system as a VDI client.

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by Tom Fenton

Leostream 9.0.34 Released

Last week on March 21, 2019, Leostream announced the release of their latest Connection Broker (9.0.34). This update includes some interesting upgrades as well as few minor bug fixes. 

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by Tom Fenton

Atrust t176L VDI Client Review

The Atrust t176L client is geared towards virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) knowledge workers looking for an unobtrusive VDI client that supports dual monitors. To give a brief spec overview, the Atrust t176L is a small form factor thin client that has 4 USB and 2 DisplayPort ports that is powered by an Intel CPU that runs a bespoken Linux operating system. It supports two monitors at 3840 x 2160 @30Hz or 2560 x 1600 @60Hz. It supports all of the major VDI environments.

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by Adam Armstrong

Atrust Launches Dual Screen Raspberry Pi, t32C

Today Atrust Computer Corp announced its latest thin client, the t32C. The t32C is powered by a Raspberry Pi 3B + and Pi Zero and comes with the Citrix Ready Workspace Hub. The new Atrust t32C is a cost-effective solution for virtual workspaces while still offering high-performance. 

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