Athena Builds Linux Thin Client with Debian 2.6

Athena(R) Thin Clients, a leading developer of embedded hardware and software in server based computer networks of the European Thin Client market, again claims its leadership in Thin Client development at Cebit 2007 in Hannover, Germany. Athena(R) development engineers are the first to build a Linux Thin Client based on Debian kernel 2.6. This new Linux version carries the name NLX 5 where NLX stands for New LinuX. Athena(R) will be the first Thin Client manufacturer to have not only an extremely powerful but also the most flexible Linux embedded operating system in the market today.

The main advantage of NLX 5 embedded Linux is to help further lowering Total Cost of Ownership by delivering superb efficiency, flexibility, ease of administration and better hardware support at a reasonable price.

Athena(R) NLX 5 is available on all Athena(R) Thin Client Models as well as on the popular IDE PC plug-in module, which now turns even more PC models into a Thin Client.

Big news is that Athena(R) is the very first Thin Client manufacturer to provide this complete Embedded Firmware suite including free powerful Remote Management Software (Athena(R) famous TCMS) under OEM requirements to other Thin Client vendors.

Athena(R) has 17 years experience in developing hardware and Linux open source software and its Thin Clients and has received high reputation of performance and in-time support among its customers.

About Athena(R) Thin Clients
Founded in 1990, Athena(R) Thin Clients specializes in the development and distribution of dedicated hardware and embedded software solutions for Server Based Computing networks. This includes the Athena(R) brand of Thin Clients for use with GraphOn Go-Globle, Citrix presentation sever, Microsoft terminal sever and others. Athena(R) Thin Clients sells its products worldwide through OEM customers and distribution channels. According to IDC 2006 reports Athena(R) Thin Clients has a worldwide market share of nearly 4% of the total Thin Client market. This places Athena(R) Thin Clients in the world’s top 7 Thin Client manufacturers.