IBM Ships Windows-Based Terminal
- By Scott Bekker
- May 16, 2000
IBM Corp. has begun shipping a Windows-based Terminal thin client device built on Microsoft's WBT Standard 1.5 specification.
The IBM NetVista thin client for Windows-based Terminal (WBT) Standard 1.5 is designed for fast, simple access to Windows-based applications as well as other server-based applications.
The device will provide capabilities including enhanced performance levels and will later be upgraded to include the Internet Explorer browser for Windows-based Terminals. It will also include plug-ins such as Windows Media Player and nFuse via ICA applications launching and embedding (ALE) from Citrix Systems Inc.
Contact IBM, www.ibm.com.
Scott Bekker is editor in chief of Redmond Channel Partner magazine.