Who uses ThinLinc
ThinLinc users are found in a wide spectrum ranging from home use, single department companies up to multi international corporations. This includes industries like education, manufacturing & development, research & science, healthcare and financial etc. Some examples of ThinLinc users and customers can be found below.
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ThinLinc is used to give hundreds of people graphical access to the university's supercomputer without any noticeable latency. ThinLinc's local drive functionality is very popular at Indiana University.
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ThinLinc gives thousands of students, researchers and faculty reliable and secure remote access to the University's cluster.
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ThinLinc is part of a system that provides a user-friendly and scalable desktop environment for HPC and visualization at Lund University.
ThinLinc Web Access is used as a flexible solution for accessing specific apps in a Linux remote desktop from Chrome OS devices.
ThinLinc is used to provide researchers access to crucial computing equipment at Stanford University. ThinLinc integrates well into existing Linux setups.
ValeTI, a ThinLinc partner in Brazil, developed a solution for running software development applications on a Raspberry Pi. The solution was demonstrated in May 2019 at Univates University, Brazil.
Manufacturing and development
ThinLinc provides more than a thousand engineers at SAAB with a cost effective development environment across their many departments through centralizing the workplace.
Using ThinLinc SCA has moved to a centralized model where they don't have to manage their application on multiple devices. ThinLinc gives them access to a critical production application used every day.
Enable centralised mapping and data-entry for various tasks including hazard-mapping, monitoring of pest traps and nesting boxes, land usage planning and information publishing.
The main use of ThinLinc is for accessing internal servers and network devices within the secure network at VodafoneZiggo. The most used applications are development tools, terminals, and browsers.
ThinLinc is used daily by this Japanese multinational holding conglomerate headquartered in Tokyo. With the help of ThinLinc SoftBank Mobile are able to provide remote access to secure working environments for their employees.
Research and science
The Swedish Metrological and Hydrological Institute use ThinLinc to achieve freedom with centralized mixed desktops.
Professionals working with climate forecast and physical process modeling access the HPC applications from any location and any device in this North American research organization
The Bielefeld University Center for Biotechnology uses ThinLinc to provide users access to hundreds of software tools and libraries from the fields of bioinformatics, biology, statistics, and software development.
ThinLinc was implemented in the Danish Research Centre for Magnetic Resonance to provide the server-based Xfce Linux Desktop to the users. The users access Matlab and the stored images required for analysis in the HPC cluster.
ThinLinc provides server-based Linux desktops to more than 4000 employees of Bankislami, distributed among more than 300 branches across Pakistan.
VFX and graphical design
Ghost is a modern studio providing cutting-edge VFX solutions for major Hollywood studios. With the use of ThinLinc are providing their talented graphical artists a controlled and secure way of accessing the internet.
Disney are making use of ThinLinc to access their Linux desktops. Hundreds of Walt Disney Studio employees can thanks to ThinLinc work in a secure centralized environment which is easy to maintain.
The leading E-commerce platform in Latin America, Mercado Libre, established that ThinLinc was the best solution for their thousands of employees to access their daily systems. Their IT department thinks the best aspect of ThinLinc is it's simplicity.