In episode 61, Douglas Brown interviews Robert Hammond, the Client Product Manager at BOSaNOVA, Inc. In this podcast Doug and Robert will discuss BOSaNOVA's thin client solutions for desktop virtualization and server-based computing (Citrix) environments. Doug and Robert will also discuss what is special BOSaNOVA's solutions vs. others in the market, why someone should use a thin client vs. a traditional PC, a bit about BOSaNOVA's management framework, and much more.
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BOSaNOVA Thin Clients
BOSaNOVA Thin Clients offer users centralized management, enhanced security, reduced energy consumption and lower total cost of ownership. BOSaNOVA's multi-platform thin client product line provides a choice between CE.Net, Linux and XPe and a wide-range of hardware options are available from entry-level to high performance models including industrial touchscreen wireless tablets, All-in-Ones and various traditional logic units. Features include RDP, ICA, 802.11 b/g wireless, SNMP-based management software, built-in terminal emulations, support for VDI, and more. Thin Client customization is available.
BOSaNOVA is a privately held company principally engaged in the design and development of thin clients and network appliances. The company offers a wide-range of thin client devices with a choice between CE.Net, Linux and XP Embedded Operating Systems. With in-house engineers in North America and Europe, BOSaNOVA is able to quickly provide customized thin client solutions to meet customer's exact requirements. Products are sold through a worldwide network of CITRIX and IBM Business Partners. Industry affiliations include membership in Citrix Global Alliance Partner Program, VMware's Technology Alliance Partner Program, IBM's PartnerWorld for Developers, and the Microsoft Partner Program. No-obligation thin client trials are available upon request. For more information, visit http://www.bosanova.net/.
About Robert Hammond
Robert Hammond is the Thin Client Product Manager at BOSaNOVA, Inc. where he has played a key role in the technology strategy and initiatives for BOSaNOVA's wide-range of thin clients. Robert frequently speaks at conferences and user groups on topics including thin client computing, desktop virtualization and security. He has over 10 years experience in the technology industry where he's been involved in product development, strategic partnerships, marketing, and sales.
About Douglas Brown (Host of DABCC Radio)
Douglas Brown worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 at which time he was voted Systems Engineer of the Year 2002 by his peers and management at Citrix. He was awarded the Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) by Microsoft Corporation in 2005, 2006, and 2007 for his contributions to the industry. He was also a charter award winner of the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) for his continued support of the Citrix community.
Mr. Brown authored the popular "Methodology in a Box" book covering best practice project management in a Citrix deployment and developed Advanced Print Manager, a software application for the management of printers in a server based computing environment.
Mr. Brown has earned worldwide recognition for his dedication to providing server-based computing and virtualization professionals with proven solutions for implementation, infrastructure design, time-saving utilities, performance tips and best practices. DABCC.com is one of the most frequently visited sites internationally for virtualization and server-based computing information and networking opportunities.
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