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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Cutting Out Windows and Fat Clients [Parts 1 & 2]

Mar 14, 2005, 07:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Stafford)


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From Part 1:

"The City of Canton needed a cost effective solution for cash receipting stations. Filling that need posed some challenges for IT director Bryan Tidd because the stations, which consisted of Windows 98 and Windows NT based computers, were located in very small spaces and would be very costly to maintain.

"'I wanted to reduce TCO (total cost of ownership) across the board for application-specific, physical workstations,' Tidd said.

"With that goal in mind, he began testing Maxspeed, Neoware, and Wyse thin client terminals running on both Windows CE and Linux..."

Complete Story (Part 1)

Complete Story (Part 2)

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