Citrix, Raspberry Pi2 & ThinLinx: High-res Graphics Client for $50!
These days, we’re all being challenged to do more with less. People are increasingly working with high-res graphics, full-frame videos and real-time audio with their business apps, while most IT budgets are shrinking.
The capabilities of cost-effective thin clients and repurposed PC solutions have continued to evolve and help keep pace with this challenge.
Why we want to support the Raspberry Pi2
With the explosion of new, low-cost devices like the Raspberry Pi, Arduinos and Onion Omega, at Citrix we are continuously working on ways to support these devices. A Raspberry Pi2 costs just $35 and we had a lot of customers asking us to produce a Citrix Receiver for such a device, for a range of use cases:
- People looking for that $35 HDX accelerated endpoint – with a Linux VDA and OpenOffice you have a seriously cheap yet capable VDI solution
- Finance/Federal – so cut down this is an ultra-secure endpoint with no memory on it and nothing significant to steal (the memory…
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via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.