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Kaspersky Thin Client 2.0: Cyber Immune protection with enhanced connectivity, performance and design

Kaspersky Thin Client 2.0: Cyber Immune protection with enhanced connectivity, performance and design

Kaspersky presented an updated operating system for thin clients that offers enhanced connectivity, higher speed of applications delivery, lower total cost of ownership, user-friendly graphical interface and quick deployment. Kaspersky Thin Client 2.0 is the main component of the Cyber Immune solution for building thin client infrastructure in a wide range of industries, including healthcare, finance, education and manufacturing.

Thin client is a compact endpoint that provides users with access to a remote desktop and serves as a substitute for a local workstation. According to Verified Market Research, the thin client market was valued at $1.18 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach $1.36 billion by 2028. To meet this demand Kaspersky has been developing its functional thin client infrastructure built on KasperskyOS for secure connection to remote desktop. Today the company introduced its new version with updated capabilities.

Kaspersky Thin Client 2.0 (KTC 2.0) is developed in accordance with the Cyber Immune approach – that insures it is secure by design. Even in hostile environments, KTC 2.0 can perform its critical functions, as KasperskyOS eliminates the possibility of device compromise. With the Cyber Immune architecture, there is no need for additional security software or managing protection tools, that results in a lower total cost of ownership of the product.

Preinstalled on the Centerm F620 hardware platform, KTC 2.0 is distributed as a ready-made endpoint device, that is the result of the OEM contract, signed between Kaspersky and Centerm, world’s leading thin client manufacturer.

KTC 2.0 functionality has been significantly updated in the fields of connectivity, performance and usability.

Enhanced connectivity

Kaspersky Thin Client 2.0 offers new remote connection methods. The Web Access application allows users to connect to remote environments deployed on Citrix Workspace platform and VMware Horizon infrastructure using HTML5 technology. Also, KTC 2.0 supports connection to individual business applications that are deployed on Microsoft Remote Desktop Services infrastructure, Windows Server and terminal servers running on Windows 10/11.

Better performance

Performance improvements feature a higher speed of applications delivery to remote desktop, shorter boot time, and higher update speed thanks to the compact OS image size. The deployment time of KTC 2.0 through automatic connection is about two minutes.

Usability and design

Kaspersky Thin Client 2.0 has been improved in usability and got new features. The product now supports audio conferences and has a new function of printing documents from a guest operating system.

If the connection is unexpectedly interrupted, KTC 2.0 automatically reconnects to the remote desktop without requiring additional actions from the users. At the same time, the notification system is updated, and error messages provide useful information with troubleshooting tips. Additionally, the connection panel in the remote environment is redesigned, with new animated elements added in various scenarios, as well as the possibility of interface customization.

Kaspersky Thin Client 2.0 is designed for efficient protection of organizations with a large branch network and geographically distributed businesses. In particular, the product suits financial and healthcare structures, educational and governmental institutions, transport and industrial enterprises, smart city infrastructure, industrial automation industry.

Kaspersky Thin Client 2.0 was officially presented at the first international Cyber Immunity Conference in Dubai.

To learn more about the product, visit the website

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