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Martin Pladgeman, president of BOSÂNOVA, Inc., the North American Master Distributor of IBM eServer connectivity products from BOScom, Ltd., announces that its Windows CE-, XP Embedded- and Linux-based BOSÂNOVA Thin Clients are already shipping with Version 8, the newest version of the Citrix ICA client.
The Citrix ICA client is the software component that executes on the client device (i.e., the Thin Client) and allows the user to establish a Citrix ICA session with a Citrix MetaFrame server. This session enables the user to access server-based applications that appear to run locally on the client machine but execute on the server. Version 8 offers many new enhancements which BOScom users can take full advantage of immediately.
"Within two days of notification from Citrix about Version 8 of their ICA client, we were able to incorporate and ship it in our family of BOSÂNOVA Thin Clients," said Pladgeman. "Such responsiveness is our hallmark. As a Citrix Premier Business Alliance Partner, we get early notice of such changes. Our responsive R&D team were able to incorporate these new drivers and produce new builds much quicker than other Thin Client providers who rely on third party or overseas R&D."
BOSÂNOVA, Inc. markets its Windows- and Linux-based Thin Clients through a network of independent VARs. More information is available at www.bosweb.com.
About BOScom, Ltd.
BOScom is the division of Better On-line Solutions (B.O.S.) that develops, produces and markets solutions for IBM midrange-to-PC and LAN connectivity, including Internet/Intranet, emulation gateways, and GUI, as well as printing solutions that are operating system-independent, and IP Telephony solutions. BOScom markets and supports its midrange products in North America via a value-added reseller channel headed by BOSÂNOVA, Inc. B.O.S. became a public company in April 1996; its stock is traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol BOSC. For more information about B.O.S., visit www.boscorporate.com.