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Network Computing: Wyse’s New Winterm Raises Thin-Client Bar With Linux OS

“Just as Citrix Systems leads the industry in thin-client
software technology, Wyse Technologies dominates the Windows-based
terminal (WBT) market…Wyse is on the cutting edge of
“thinnovation” with its Winterm 5355SE, a device that combines the
features of a WBT with the flexibility of a desktop computer
running the Linux OS. At the top of the feature list is the
5355SE’s ability to support a local browser, a capability that
eludes mainstream WBTs running Microsoft Windows CE…”

“For organizations that are high on thin-client computing but
need more power than Windows CE has to offer, the 5355SE has great
potential…”

“…Aside from slightly beefier memory capacity on the
5355SE–16-MB Flash and 40-MB RAM compared to 8-MB Flash and 16-MB
RAM on the 3350–the boxes are identical. Powered by a National
Semiconductor 200-MHz Media GX processor, this system is neatly
designed and well-equipped, sporting 10/100 Ethernet, fast 1,280 x
1,024 video, dual serial ports, a parallel port, audio in and out,
dual USB ports and a Type II PC Card slot.”

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