Last Updated on 22 June 2005, Company: NeTraverse
Win4Lin Terminal Server enables Linux to deliver Windows applications over a network on a thin or thick client, delivering centralized management, server deployment and network integration. Win4Lin Terminal Server provides centralized management, resource deployment and network integration of Windows applications hosting and deployment. The NeTraverse solution shifts change management, user and license administration and all the associated intricacies of Microsoft Windows desktop management from the desktop to a Linux server.
Benefits: Windows application support; Backups can be done by system administrator - no longer user responsibility; Users have equal access to Linux and Windows applications from the same interface with no rebooting or switching involved; Runs Windows 9X/ME desktop on Linux server(s) and remote displays to network-enabled computers on the LAN; Thin-client computing platform to extend current desktop, increase availability & remote accessibility; Control access to Windows applications, "lockdown" desktops by using underlying Linux permissions on file access and execution. The Windows system files and the user files are ultimately governed by the Linux file system