Secure, Convenient, and Cost-Effective Devices are Latest Additions to Desktop Virtualization Portfolio
ORACLE OPENWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO – Sept. 20, 2010
Further enhancing its desktop virtualization portfolio and enabling customers to benefit from integrated, cost-effective, and secure virtualization, Oracle today introduced two new thin client devices: the Sun Ray 3 Client and the Sun Ray 3i Client.
Oracle’s Sun Ray Clients provide customers with a desktop computing solution designed to increase security, improve employee access, and reduce the maintenance, upgrade, and operational costs associated with traditional desktop environments.
The Sun Ray 3i Client includes an integrated high definition (HD) display; fast, flexible networking; five USB 2.0 ports; and enhanced usability. The Sun Ray 3 Client is the lowest-cost thin client offered by Oracle. Both deliver the benefits of the Sun Ray Client architecture: no local operating system to manage, integrated smart card reader, and a secure and energy efficient design.
The new Sun Ray 3 Series Clients are the latest additions to Oracle Virtualization, the industry's most complete desktop-to-datacenter virtualization portfolio; enabling customers to virtualize and manage their full hardware and software stack from applications-to-disk.
Sun Ray Clients: Revolutionizing Desktops
Sun Ray Clients differ from complex PCs and other thin clients as they have no local operating system, resulting in lower management and administration costs and fewer security vulnerabilities.
Sun Ray Clients can display Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux, Windows, and many other server hosted shared or virtual desktop operating systems, without giving up features such as multimedia audio/video playback.
With no local data storage, Sun Ray Clients help eliminate the possibility of data loss from damage or theft of the device.
Cost-Effective, Compact and Secure Desktop Virtualization
The new Sun Ray 3 Series Clients offer an integrated smart card reader and energy efficiency with a Silver rating from EPEAT® and are ENERGY STAR® 5.0 Thin Client Category A compliant.
The new Sun Ray 3 Client features:
High-resolution monitor support, for standard and widescreen displays, and is capable of monitor resolutions of up to 1920 x 1200.
Energy efficiency, with typical power consumption of six watts and up to 92 percent recyclable parts, the Sun Ray 3 Client has a mean time between failure (MTBF) of more than 22 years. These features help reduce environmental impact and lower total cost of ownership.
The new Sun Ray 3i Client features:
Integrated, high-resolution monitor, with 21.5 inch widescreen display and full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution, providing more desktop real estate for professional users. Also included is an analog video out port for use with video projectors.
Built-in efficiency, with up to 98 percent recyclable parts, and features a MTBF of over eight years.
Enhanced connectivity, with Gigabit Ethernet and USB peripheral connectivity. With the introduction of the Sun Ray 3i Client, customers now have a choice of screen sizes with the Sun Ray 270 Client’s 17 inch integrated monitor and the Sun Ray 3i Client with its 21.5 inch integrated monitor.
Sun Ray 2 Clients will be available to order through October 2010 to help customers transition.
“Oracle's Sun Ray thin clients are true plug and play devices that offer a very high level of security with very low power consumption, enabling users to connect to their hosted desktop without the expense of a local desktop," said Wim Coekaerts, Oracle's senior vice president, Linux and Virtualization Engineering. "With the new Sun Ray 3 Series Clients, we are reducing power usage even more while continuing to improve the performance and experience for the user."
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