Wyse thin computing software and devices are in use today by thousands of schools, colleges and universities worldwide. The company’s Wyse WSM™ provisioning software delivers a computer infrastructure that provides a reliable experience to teachers, an engaging experience for students, while still offering the same functionality as traditional PCs. From an ICT support point of view, Wyse WSM provides classroom computers that are automatically updated and maintained centrally and supports all of the latest curriculum software including multimedia applications and peripherals such as whiteboards, webcams and projectors.
When combined with Wyse desktop or mobile zero client devices, education institutions can create a more efficient learning environment and not just in terms of teaching, but also in regards to energy consumption and noise levels. With no moving parts, zero clients are silent in operation and with a typical energy consumption of 7-15 watts, they use as little as 10% of the energy consumed by a regular PC. The lower energy use also results in lower heat emissions keeping classrooms cooler.
“By combining Wyse WSM and
David Angwin, Director of Marketing, EMEA for Wyse said, “When it comes to ICT in education teachers and lecturers just want it to work. The use of ICT in education can be a great asset but we must remember that it is there to support the curriculum and help deliver better learning outcomes. It only takes one computer to stop working to disrupt the whole lesson. Wyse WSM and zero clients can offer the reliability needed from a hardware and infrastructure point of view and NetSupport complements this well with their classroom management offering. Even when everything works, you still need to make sure people are doing what they are supposed to and this is especially true in an education environment.”
Headquartered in the
Specializing in the development and promotion of commercial software packages to manage and support Local and Wide Area Computer Networks, its flagship products are the highly successful NetSupport Manager Remote Control and NetSupport School, an interactive classroom and training software solution, recently announced as the winner of the 2009 Tech and Learning awards of Excellence, the 2009 “Best in Tech” winner by District Administrator magazine and, for a third successive year, winner of the “Best Teacher Tools” category BESSIE from ComputED learning.
NetSupport and its derivatives are sold worldwide and enjoy market-leading status in many countries, with a worldwide install base exceeding 8 million desktops. NetSupport is recognized as one of the fastest growing technology companies in the EU, consistently included within the Deloitte & Touche Fast 50 Awards (6 years running) and was recently voted the #1 UK Technology Exporter (European Technology Forum).
NetSupport are a member of BESA and were named ICT Exporter of the Year at the 2009 BETT (British Education and Training Technology) Awards.
About Wyse Technology
Wyse Technology is the global leader in thin computing-based virtualization software and hardware solutions. Wyse and its strategic partners, including, Citrix®, CSC®, IBM®, Lenovo®, Microsoft®, Novell®, VMware® and others deliver the most innovative hardware, software, and services that optimize the benefits of cloud computing, virtualization and green IT. These thin computing solutions allow consumers, SMEs and large public and private enterprises to access high definition voice, data and video content they need, with optimized security, manageability, and user experience at a much lower total cost of ownership than other traditional end user devices, including PCs. Wyse has the largest global distribution network in the thin computing market through its partners and offices worldwide. Wyse was founded in 1981, and it is headquartered in
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