Carahsoft Partners With Wyse Technology to Deliver Cloud Client Computing Solutions to Government Sector

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Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, and Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, today announced a partnership through which the companies will make Wyse’s industry-leading thin and zero client computing-based desktop virtualization software, hardware and services available to the public sector.

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With the addition of Wyse's product to our virtualization offerings, we will provide a full end-to-end desktop virtualization solution supporting VMware and its PC-over-IP display protocol

Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, and Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, today announced a partnership through which the companies will make Wyse’s industry-leading thin and zero client computing-based desktop virtualization software, hardware and services available to the public sector.

"With the addition of Wyse’s product to our virtualization offerings, we will provide a full end-to-end desktop virtualization solution supporting VMware and its PC-over-IP display protocol,” said Craig P. Abod, President of Carahsoft, which also serves as the master government aggregator for VMware. "This combined solution eliminates the need for desktop workstations and PCs, allowing our government customers and our reseller partners to realize the benefits of truly flexible and secure desktop computing for any user and from any location."

Wyse cloud client computing hardware, software and services make it easier for IT departments to manage, update, and service desktops from a central location, while providing access to the applications and information people need, without requiring the desktop systems to store them. Wyse thin and zero clients are compatible with VMware Desktop Virtualization. As the first thin and zero clients to support the virtualized desktop model, they are designed for the most demanding rich media applications, including CAD/CAM, 3D solids modeling, video editing, advanced simulations, and rich media. Customers receive a true PC experience with a device the size of a book and consuming fewer than 15 watts of power.

"We are pleased to partner with Carahsoft and look forward to combining our public sector knowledge and solutions to deliver the best value to our customers,” said Gene Bonacci, Vice President, Global Strategic Sales at Wyse Technology. "As we continue to support growth in our Federal business with our existing US Distributors in 2010 and beyond, adding Carahsoft will give us the opportunity to increase our Federal and VMware mindshare, which will benefit everyone."

For more information on Wyse’s award-winning cloud client computing hardware, software and services, or for a free 30-day trial, contact Carahsoft at 703-871-8665.

About Wyse Technology
Wyse Technology is the global leader in cloud client computing, leveraging its industry-leading thin, zero and cloud PC client solutions combined with its advanced management, desktop virtualization and cloud software – on any computing platform; desktops, laptops and next generation mobile devices. Wyse provides the most complete combination of software, hardware and service solutions for its more than 200 million users. Cloud Client Computing is the ultimate client computing solution for our time. It replaces the outdated computing model of the unsecure, unreliable, un-green and expensive PC. It delivers the most optimized security, reliability, total cost of ownership, and user experience with the lowest energy usage. It simply connects all the dots: Thin and zero client computing, unified communications, desktop virtualization and the web for users to reach the clouds – in a private, public, hybrid or government cloud. It is software. It is hardware. It is services. It is in business. It is at home. It is on the go. It is freedom – so users can focus on what is important. Wyse partners with industry-leading IT vendors, including, Citrix®, CSC®, IBM®, Microsoft®, and VMware®. Wyse also partners with globally-recognized distribution and service partners along with its award-winning partner programs to service any customer, anywhere and anytime, in the world. Wyse is headquartered in San Jose, California, U.S.A., with offices worldwide.

For more information, visit the Wyse website at http://www.wyse.com or call 1-800-GET-WYSE. All brands and names mentioned herein are trademarks of their respective holders.

About Carahsoft
Carahsoft Technology Corp. is the trusted Government IT solutions provider. As a top-ranked GSA Schedule Contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of manufacturers, resellers, and consulting partners committed to helping government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value.

The company's dedicated Solutions Divisions proactively market, sell and deliver products and services from Symantec, Data Domain, VMware, Adobe, Open Source, HR, HP Software, Intelligence, and SAP among others. Carahsoft is consistently recognized by its partners as a top revenue producer, and is listed annually among the industry's fastest growing firms by VAR Business, CRN, Inc., Washington Technology, and the Washington Business Journal. Visit us at http://www.carahsoft.com.

Contact:
Mary Lange
Carahsoft Technology Corp.
703-431-8485

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