This week's vendorwag is with Wyse, and the venderwagee is David Angwin.
David is a leading spokesperson on client virtualisation, green IT and emerging cloud-client
technologies. With 25 years experience in IT software, hardware and services he is able to speak
with authority on client computing choices and their impact. David’s background includes technical
and product management, bringing new solutions to market, as well as marketing and business
management roles with US and UK-based high-tech companies.
These are the questions I raised with David
What is the difference between a Thin Client & Zero Client
Some of zero clients have advanced functionality such as Wifi and PCoIP support, and this requires
4MB of firmware, which can remotely updated – some say this then makes these device not true “zero
client”. How would you respond to that? Given that there is some software on the Zenith
In our call you said that VDI is good thing, but not if you use PCs to deliver the access method –
Can you explain why?
You recently launch Xenith for Citrix HDX. Are there any plans to extend Xenith to work with VMware
Given now have Citrix HDX, VMware PCoIP, and the soon to be released Microsoft RemoteFX, where does
that leave the Wyse TCX suite?
What does Wyse mean by the “shared PC” concept?
What does Wyse mean by the Cloud PC?
Recently there was spat between Citrix and VMware surround the “Client Hypervisor” and “local mode”
VMs, what’s Wyse position on this development