Samsung Electronics East Africa, has partnered with Seven Seas Technologies to unveil a customised solution for local firms wishing to embrace the advantages of virtual business solutions.Samsung and Seven Seas Technologies will spearhead the regional adoption of virtual workspaces through a strategic partnership geared at raising business efficiencies through server based computing also known as thin clients.
The main aim is of the partnership is to provide a unified solution and to help local clients reduce their operational costs. Samsung thin client monitors combine a premium quality monitor with a built in thin client, offering cost savings, simpler maintenance and support.
The new partnership between the two firms alongside solutions providers VMware, EMC, CISCO and The Virtual Computing Environment Company (VCE) will also herald the unveiling of thin client solutions in Kenya. Technically, thin client solutions relate to the use of a unified server system to network multiple access devices such as Personal Computers, Mobile phone and tablets.
According to Samsung Electronics East Africa Business Leader Robert Ngeru, Samsung has managed to combine a thin client CPU and network module, as well as monitor, speakers and adaptor into one single unit monitor to help boost business efficiency and environmental conservation. In the Samsung product line-up is also a Power over Ethernet Thin Client [POE] that does not require a separate power cable.
With Samsung thin client solutions, designed for commercial enterprises, education, healthcare, government, finance and retail sectors; each device comes complete with embedded Windows XPe or CE operating systems. This ensures perfect compatibility with Microsoft Windows Terminal Server. In addition the embedded browser enables the use of simple Internet functions without having to connect to the server.