SOURCE: Wyse Technology

Wyse Technology

September 22, 2011 08:00 ET

Wyse Technology Announces Support for Innovative Silicon Valley Education Project

1,000 Hearts for 1,000 Minds Program to Benefit From Wyse Support

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 22, 2011) - Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, today announced its support of an innovative Silicon Valley-based education program entitled 1,000 Hearts for 1,000 Minds. The program, a joint effort by the City of San Jose and the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, has a goal of connecting 1,000 compassionate adults to improve the academic skills of 1,000 young students in Silicon Valley in grade levels K-8 to improve their literacy, math, and science skills.

"Education is a specific passion of mine so we are honored to play a small role in helping students in San Jose get the education they deserve," said Tarkan Maner, President and CEO of Wyse Technology. "This program provides the perfect mix of innovation and simplicity."

"We have extraordinary resources in Silicon Valley to address the educational needs of our kids, but it takes the kind of innovation and leadership from organizations such as 1,000 Hearts for 1,000 Minds to connect the students in need with compassionate companies," according to Carl Guardino, President and CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. "Silicon Valley Leadership Group is privileged to be involved in helping today's leading companies educate and groom tomorrow's leaders."

For more information or to volunteer, please visit: http://hearts4minds.org/

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 Cloud client computing replaces the outdated computing model of the unsecure, unreliable, energy-intensive and expensive PC, all while delivering lower TCO and a superior user experience.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 http://www.wyse.com or call 1-800-GET-WYSE.

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