WabiServer

WabiServer

(operating system, tool)
An addition to Wabi which allows the Microsoft Windows application to run on a server, e.g. a powerful Intel-based computer, with users accessing it from their desktop which can be a cheap computer such as an X terminal.
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WabiServer is based on SunSoft's Wabi software, but instead of providing Windows applications on a single desktop, WabiServer allows multiple simultaneous users to leverage the resources of a shared server.
Note to Editors: Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun logo, SunSoft, the SunSoft logo, SunExpress, Wabi, WabiServer and Solaris are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Note to Editors: Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun Logo, SunSoft, the SunSoft Logo, Solaris, SunPC, Wabi and WabiServer are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems in the United States and other countries.
In addition to Wabi, SunSoft also offers WabiServer, server software that gives multiple simultaneous users the complete functionality of Wabi and provides a set of tools to save administration time and costs.
Sun, the Sun logo, SunSoft, the SunSoft logo, Wabi, WabiServer, SunPC, and Solaris are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc.
introduced its new WabiServer product, a server implementation of Wabi, its popular Windows-to-UNIX translation solution.
In addition, WabiServer provides MIS managers with better central management of their Microsoft Windows applications within the Solaris environment.
In addition, WabiServer provides an option for Solaris "power users" -- designers running a CAD package, for example -- who typically use all of their CPU processing power.
Compared with competitors such as WinDD from Tektronix and HP500 Windows Application Server from Hewlett-Packard, WabiServer costs significantly less.
WabiServer also helps companies preserve the value of older workstations by allowing their legacy hardware, such as low-end SPARC systems and X terminals, to be set up as clients.
In addition, for MIS managers who support and manage Microsoft Windows applications in the Solaris environment, WabiServer provides the administration tools and functionality needed to simplify administration tasks.
With WabiServer, MIS managers can configure clients to get full priveleges, such as access to floppy drives on both the client and server machines, allowing them to share documents between their home and work computers.