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Wyse Technology Sets New Standards in Multimedia Performance for Desktop Virtualization

SAN JOSE, Calif. and HOUSTON, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyse Technology, the global leader in thin computing, today announced enhanced multimedia capabilities designed for Wyse thin clients connected to Desktop Virtualization environments. The announcement was made today at Citrix Synergy(TM) and will be demonstrated at Booth #105 of the event where virtualization, networking and application delivery meet.

SAN JOSE, Calif. and HOUSTON, May 20 /PRNewswire/ — Wyse Technology, the global leader in thin computing, today announced enhanced multimedia capabilities designed for Wyse thin clients connected to Desktop Virtualization environments. The announcement was made today at Citrix Synergy(TM) and will be demonstrated at Booth #105 of the event where virtualization, networking and application delivery meet.

Wyse TCX Multimedia 3.0 continues Wyse's pattern of innovation in bringing rich multimedia capabilities to the thin client. The new software delivers the multimedia support for Wyse thin clients connecting to a Windows Vista virtual machine running on desktop virtualization technologies from Citrix and VMware. TCX Multimedia 3.0 augments Wyse's already well-received multimedia virtualization capabilities for rich multimedia playback acceleration on thin devices. Wyse TCX Multimedia 3.0 offers a unified user interface and simplified installation, making it highly appealing to IT administrators, developers, and testers.

Wyse TCX Multimedia 3.0 is built for Virtual Server environments to harness client processing power and maximize server performance and hosting. By providing users with high-quality multimedia, Wyse is meeting market demand in industries such as education, corporate training, financial services, medical care and research industries. Wyse TCX Multimedia 3.0 builds upon continuous innovation and continues to drive the improvements across the Wyse TCX suite to improve the end user experience in a thin computing environment. These enhancements deliver new levels of performance, scalability and compatibility for running the most demanding multimedia workloads.

The features include: — Support for Citrix XenApp(TM), Citrix XenDesktop(TM), Microsoft Terminal Services and VMware VDI — Support for Windows Vista, Microsoft Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 — Support for the personal firewall port configuration — Enhanced one-stop unified installation for Wyse TCX software enhancements — Supports Windows Media Player 11 and WMV direct playback

"Wyse continues to work toward eliminating the gap between a thin client and a PC," said Jeff McNaught, Chief Marketing Officer for Wyse Technology. "The release of TCX Multimedia 3.0 further validates the end user benefits of combining Wyse thin clients and Citrix XenDesktop."

Wyse TCX Multimedia 3.0 works with Citrix, Microsoft and VMware environments and is available now priced under $25 per-client. The product is currently in beta to be released within this quarter.

About Wyse Technology

Wyse Technology is the global leader in thin computing. Wyse and its partners deliver the hardware, infrastructure software, and services that comprise thin computing, allowing people to access the information they need using the applications they want, but with better security, manageability, and at a much lower total cost of ownership than a PC. Thin computing allows CIOs and senior IT professionals to reduce costs, manage risk, and deliver access to information. Wyse partners closely with industry leaders Microsoft, Citrix, VMware, and others to achieve this objective. Wyse is headquartered in San Jose, California, 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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