BSQUARE to Provide Software Development Products and Services for New IBM Windows-based Terminal.Business Editors/Technology Writers
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BSQUARE Corporation (Nasdaq:BSQR) announced today that it was recently contracted by IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) to provide software solutions for the creation of IBM's newly announced Windows-based Terminal, scheduled to become available in the second quarter of this year.
Under the agreement, BSQUARE will provide a customized adaptation of the Windows-based Terminal Standard Edition 1.5 operating system operating system (OS)
Software that controls the operation of a computer, directs the input and output of data, keeps track of files, and controls the processing of computer programs. using its CE Xpress(TM) Adaptation Kit and a host of software development services, the integration of third-party software, customized training, and documentation.
&uot;We look forward to assisting IBM with the development of such an innovative Windows-based Terminal,&uot; said Jeff McLeman, general manager of BSQUARE's thin client group. &uot;With our Windows-based Terminal Solution, our experience with Citrix ICA Ica (ē`kä), city (1993 pop. 108,724), capital of Ica dept., SW Peru, on the Pan-American Highway. It is a commercial center for the cotton, wool, and wine produced in the region. There are several summer resorts nearby. , and our ability to provide third-party software by publishers such as FutureSoft(R), we will provide the expert, full-featured software solution IBM needs for a fast, successful implementation.&uot;
&uot;When we decided to create the Windows-based Terminal, based on our Network Station Series 2200, we worked with BSQUARE to integrate not only WBT See Windows-based terminal. Standard Edition 1.5 and their own software solutions, but solutions from third-party software manufacturers as well,&uot; said Yvonne Perkins, Vice President of IBM Net Devices Development. &uot;BSQUARE provided us with a single source for our development software needs.&uot;
BSQUARE Provides a Custom Adaptation of Windows-based Terminal Standard Edition 1.5 and Other Software Products and Services for IBM
BSQUARE will provide a customized adaptation of WBT Standard Edition 1.5 through the licensing of the BSQUARE CE Xpress Adaptation Kit for the Network Station Series 2200 and custom software development services. In addition, BSQUARE will sublicense sub·li·cense
A license giving rights of production or marketing of products or services to a person or company that is not the primary holder of such rights.
tr.v. and integrate FutureSoft's DynaComm Connectivity Series(R) and Net Print Client for WBT Standard Edition 1.5, as well as integrate the Citrix ICA client application. All software will be tested using BSQUARE's CEValidator(TM) testing product as well as BSQUARE custom testing services. In the final phase, BSQUARE will provide IBM with documentation and custom training on the Windows-based Terminal, specific to the IBM Series 2200. The project is scheduled to be completed within the next few months.
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3. research published by International Data Corporation, the overall thin client market for 1998 was 380,000 units and is expected to grow to slightly over 4 million units in 2002. In 1999, network computers represented 40.4% of worldwide shipments and Windows-based Terminals represented 58.8%. By 2002 the Windows-based Terminal portion of the thin client market will grow to over 3 million units and represent 74.1% of the total thin client market. One accelerating factor is the inclusion of Terminal Services The Windows 2000 counterpart of Windows Terminal Server in Windows NT. See Windows Terminal Server. , the server portion of a Windows-based Terminal, in the new Windows 2000. This built-in support will make it easier to deploy Windows-based Terminals across the enterprise.
BSQUARE Corporation (Nasdaq:BSQR) is a dynamic software company working with Fortune 500 companies to enable the age of intelligent computing devices. Specializing in Windows CE (Windows Consumer Electronics) Microsoft's version of Windows for handheld devices and embedded systems that use x86, ARM, MIPS and SHx CPUs. Windows CE .NET superseded Windows CE 3.0. and Windows NT Embedded See Windows XP Embedded. , BSQUARE is a supplier of software products and services for PC Companions, Internet appliances, industrial automation devices, Windows-based terminals, and other intelligent computing devices. BSQUARE's expertise in embedded Windows See Windows XP Embedded. is derived from years of contributing to the development of the Windows CE operating system, from serving as a Microsoft preferred provider of Visual Tools for Windows CE, and from in-depth experience with Windows NT (Windows New Technology) A 32-bit operating system from Microsoft for Intel x86 CPUs. NT is the core technology in Windows 2000 and Windows XP (see Windows). Available in separate client and server versions, it includes built-in networking and preemptive multitasking. . BSQUARE is a Microsoft-sanctioned systems integrator and distributor.
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