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Wyse to Demonstrate Innovative Cloud Client Computing Solutions for the Healthcare Industry at HIMSS 2012
Seattle Children’s Hospital’s CIO Speaks on Success with Wyse
SAN JOSE, Calif. - 

Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, today announced that Wyse will be exhibiting and demonstrating at the Healthcare Information and Management System Society (HIMSS) 2012 Conference on February 20 – 24, 2012 at Venetian Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas, NV. As part of the conference, Drexel DeFord, CIO of Seattle Children’s Hospital and CHIME 2012 Board Chair, will present the hospital’s award-winning virtual desktop infrastructure that relies on Wyse Xenith zero clients and has resulted in speedier delivery of care, lowered energy usage, and millions of dollars saved in IT support and hardware costs.

Visit Wyse at booth #4411 to learn more about Wyse’s cloud client hardware, desktop virtualization software, and cloud mobility solutions that solve the most pressing IT challenges in the healthcare industry:

  • Wyse T10: The most affordable thin client will be shown running Citrix XenDesktop 5.5
  • Wyse Xenith Pro: The high-performance next-generation zero client for Citrix will be demonstrated with XenDesktop 5.5
  • Wyse Z50: The Wyse-enhanced SUSE Linux thin client running VMware View
  • Wyse P20: The Wyse zero client for the PCoIP protocol running VMware View
  • Wyse WSM: Wyse’s revolutionary desktop virtualization software will be demonstrated on Wyse Z class high-performance cloud PCs
  • Wyse X90m7: Wyse’s high-performance mobile thin client with Windows Embedded Standard 7 will be part of a mobile electronic medical records computer on wheels (COW) demonstration
  • Wyse X50m: Wyse’s newest SUSE Linux mobile thin client will be part of a computer on wheels (COW) demonstration.
  • Wyse PocketCloud: Remote Desktop app
  • Wyse Enterprise Mobility Management MDM software delivered as a cloud service, embracing consumerization of IT, BYOD and PYOD scenarios
Wyse also will be participating with business partners in the following booths:
  • CDW: Booth #3034
  • Citrix: Booth #4465
  • EMC: Booth #2018
  • Enovate: Booth #4555
  • Ergotron: Booth #4002
  • HealthCast: Booth #263
  • HID Global: Booth #8013
  • MCPc: Booth #13642-8
  • Microsoft: Booth #1629
  • VMware: Booth #3862, MP25

Drexel DeFord, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Seattle Children’s Hospital, will present Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in an Academic Medical Center: Better, Faster, Cheaper. Seattle Children’s Hospital eliminated up to 45 minutes per day in wait time for physicians and has saved millions in dollars with Wyse Xenith zero clients in a virtual desktop environment. Learn how virtual desktop infrastructure and Wyse zero clients changed the game at this nationally ranked hospital.

  • What:
    HIMSS 2012 Conference
  • Topic:
    Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in an Academic Medical Center: Better, Faster, Cheaper (Lecture 83)
  • Speaker:
    Drexel DeFord, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer
  • When:
    Wednesday, February 22nd at 9:45 – 10:45 AM (GMT)
  • Where:
    Titian Room 2203, Venetian Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

The five-day HIMSS conference and exhibition is organized by HIMSS, a cause-based, not-for-profit organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of information technology and management systems for the betterment of healthcare.  The annual conference includes 300+ education sessions and exhibitions from the most innovative healthcare IT vendors. For more information, visit: