SOURCE: Wyse Technology

Wyse Technology

August 29, 2011 08:00 ET

Leading IT Executives and Experts From Wyse, Leading Public and Private Sector Organizations to Discuss Cloud Client Computing and Desktop Virtualization at VMworld® 2011

Wyse Cloud Client Computing Solutions Power the Show Infrastructure

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 29, 2011) - Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, today announced an extraordinary presence at VMworld® 2011, the global conference for virtualization and cloud computing held in Las Vegas August 29th through September 1st at The Venetian. As part of VMworld 2011, Wyse is demonstrating their award-winning virtualization, management, and cloud client software and a wide range of thin, zero, mobile and cloud PC client hardware at Booth #1111.

Over 800 Wyse devices, consisting of approximately 360 Wyse thin clients and 550 Wyse P20 PCoIP zero clients are being used for show infrastructure, and in nearly 20 booths on the exhibit floor, including:

  • 35 Wyse Z90 thin clients and 35 Wyse X90m7 mobile thin clients will welcome attendees in the registration area
  • 30 Wyse Z90 thin clients and 30 Wyse X90m7 mobile thin clients will be used for the e-mail stations
  • 82 Wyse Z90 thin clients will be used in the VMware booth
  • 550 Wyse P20 PCoIP zero clients and 20 Wyse Z90 thin clients will be used for the hands-on labs
  • Wyse PocketCloud mobile cloud software for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets will be used throughout the event to deliver virtual desktops to the mobile elite.
  • And scores of Wyse thin and zero clients will be used in demonstrations of solutions by participating vendors including: AMD, Atlantis Computing, Citrix, Coraid, Cortada, Desktone, eG Innovations, EMC, IBM, Lakeside Software, Mitel, NetApp, RES Software, Teradici, Unidesk, VCE, and World Wide Technology

In addition to the Wyse booth, the following sessions will also be of interest to CIOs and IT experts looking for information and insight into the world of cloud client computing and desktop virtualization. These sessions include:

Mon, August 29
10:00 AM
Breakout: SPO3992
Where is the ROI in Desktop Virtualization? How Can I Maximize It? (Twitter hashtag: #SPO3992) Wyse's Jeff McNaught, Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer, will provide best practices and customer experiences from a variety of companies who are at the forefront of the Green IT, cloud computing and desktop virtualization movement.
Tues, August 30
10:00 AM
Press Center,
Theater 1
Wyse News Conference Wyse's Jeff McNaught, Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer, will talk about the importance of mobility and VDI, including how Wyse's X class mobile thin clients and Wyse PocketCloud are game changers in this space.
Tues, August 30
1:30 PM
Breakout: SPO3994
Making Sense of Chaos: How to Leverage Mobile Technologies (iOS/Android) in the Enterprise (Twitter hashtag: #SPO3994) In this talk Daniel Barreto, GM of the Mobile Cloud Business Unit at Wyse and Lecturer at Stanford University, will discuss the new challenges faced by IT organizations and will present various approaches to address and capitalize on the emergence of smart phones and tablets.
Wed, August 31
2:30 PM
Super Session: SUP1013
Cloud Client Computing: VDI Meets Clouds - Tales from the Real World. We Did It. Here's How, and What we Learned (Twitter hashtag: #SUP1013) Join Moderator, Tarkan Maner, President and CEO at Wyse, and a panel of C-level executives, including:
Nick Carr, Pulitzer Prize finalist and Best-Selling Author
Mark Margevicius, leading Gartner industry analyst
Madge Meyer, CIO, State Street
Mike Lee-Lun, SVP, Citigroup
Bill Lewkowski, EVP & CIO, Metro Health
Mike Goff, CEO, Haloteq
who have implemented virtual desktops in stationary and mobile scenarios to move users to private, public or government clouds.

About Wyse Technology
Wyse Technology is the global leader in Cloud Client Computing. The Wyse portfolio includes industry-leading thin, zero and cloud PC client solutions with advanced management, desktop virtualization and cloud software supporting desktops, laptops and next generation mobile devices. Cloud client computing replaces the outdated computing model of the unsecure, unreliable, energy-intensive and expensive PC, all while delivering lower TCO and a superior user experience. Wyse has shipped more than 20 million units and has over 200 million people interacting with their products each day, enabling the leading private, public, hybrid and government cloud implementations worldwide. Wyse partners with industry-leading IT vendors, including Cisco®, Citrix®, IBM®, Microsoft, and VMware® as well as globally-recognized distribution and service partners. Wyse is headquartered in San Jose, California, U.S.A., with offices worldwide. For more information, visit the Wyse website at or call 1-800-GET-WYSE.

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