Dell announced a new high-performance, highly-efficient thin client, the Wyse 5060, that is easy to deploy and manage, provides greater security options and complete virtual workspace compatibility with Citrix, Microsoft and VMware. Designed for knowledge workers demanding powerful virtual desktop performance, and support for unified communications solutions like Skype for Business, the Wyse 5060 thin client delivers the flexibility, efficiency and security organizations require for their cloud environments with the superb user experience that employees need.
With over 430 patents granted for innovation in cloud client-computing, thin client design, management and security, Dell is the expert in client virtualization and at the forefront of enabling customers on their journey to digital transformation with virtualized environments, whether from a private, public or hybrid cloud. Dell is a leader in driving down the cost and complexity of desktop virtualization, while providing better performance and making it easier than ever to plan, deploy and run VDI. The enterprise-class thin client can be easily scaled for deployments to tens of thousands of devices, and offers a low total cost of ownership by reducing IT’s time on ongoing management and maintenance.
“Today’s knowledge worker requires access to highly efficient, powerful systems and tools that will enable them to innovate, collaborate and share information in a secure environment,” said Steve Lalla, SVP, Commercial Client Software & Solutions, Dell. “Our new Wyse 5060 quad core thin client provides the performance and capabilities that knowledge workers in virtualized desktop environments demand with the low acquisition cost and ease of management that IT requires.”
The Wyse 5060 thin client features an AMD 2.4GHz quad core processor that supports up to 8GB RAM and 64GB flash, offering up to 30 percent greater performance over the previous generation. Additional features include broad operating system support,innovative security,robust connectivity,easy manageability.
The Wyse 5060 thin client is compatible with all of the major virtualization software brokers including Citrix XenDesktop, Microsoft RDS and VMware Horizon. VMware Blast Extreme remote protocol is also supported on the WES and ThinLinux-based versions.