Wyse Device Manager (WDM)

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Productivity at all endpoints.

Secure, highly scalable software designed to help you manage and monitor Wyse thin and zero client desktops and help maximize user productivity.

Dell Wyse WDM


Powerful and secure thin client management

Easily manage your Dell Wyse endpoints, from only a few to thousands, with Dell Wyse Device Manager (WDM). Powerful, easy to use and highly scalable, WDM software enables you to configure, monitor and manage Dell Wyse endpoint devices. From a single console, you can easily issue software images, patches, updates and add-ons, and manage all aspects of remote cloud clients — helping to ensure peak user productivity at your endpoints.

Not only manage, but help protect your distributed computing environment with included security features:  
  • HTTPS communications: Manage endpoints using fully encrypted, HTTPS-based transmissions.
  • Secure remote imaging and updates: Enable IT to securely update and image clients remotely.
  • Common Criteria EAL2 certification: Work confidently with an established and secure solution.

Highly scalable and easy to deploy

Easily scale your WDM solution and manage thousands of devices, all from a single management server. Automated device discovery helps streamline your expansion, while bandwidth optimization features help maintain performance at endpoints. WDM installation is made simple with a prerequisite checker and easy configuration of add-on components.
Dell Wyse Device Manager (WDM)
Choose a WDM solution that is right for you, based on the scale of your distributed architecture and your management needs:


  • WDM Workgroup edition: Ideal for small to midsize businesses, this software is included with all Dell Wyse thin and zero client devices and offers comprehensive management and control.
  • WDM Enterprise edition: Designed for large organizations, this software can support thousands of clients and includes increased device management capabilities and security.

Central administration and monitoring

Deliver real-time client management and performance monitoring with WDM, an ideal solution for organizations needing powerful cloud client management. Track your assets, manage policies and provide enhanced remote support for users. WDM includes a deep set of management features:
Dell Wyse Device Manager (WDM)
  • Asset tracking: Generate detailed reports to track health and performance of hardware and software assets.
  • Policy management: Issue, manage and update polices across an organization. Create groups of local and remote devices, each with specific requirements.
  • User support: Provide users with cost-effective, one-to-one IT support without physically having to visit your endpoint devices.
  • Device management: Quickly restart, shut down or Wake-on-LAN (WoL) thin clients.

WDM FeaturesWorkgroup editionEnterprise edition
Managed devices (All Dell WYSE thin and zero clients)Free
Up to 10,000
Paid, per-seat
Tens of 000’s
CIFS (Windows File Share) software repositoryYesYes
Default HTTPS mode for Secure ManagementYesYes
Relay Wake-on-LAN (WoL)YesYes
Send Message to DevicesYesYes
Enhanced End-user Notification of updatesYesYes
Reset OS ConfigurationYesYes
NTLM v2 authentication support for Wyse ThinOSYesYes
SQL authentication: Mixed or Windows modeYesYes
Windows Configuration Manager control within WDM *Yes Yes
Profile Manager *YesYes
Web UI Support **YesYes
Web API **YesYes
Enhanced Logging and Service Logs WindowYesYes
Sleep status *YesYes
60GB hard disk imaging support *YesYes
GUI Extractor NoYes
High Availability (HA) NoYes
Peer Assisted Deployment (PAD) NoYes
Chargeback reporting on remote session usage for ThinOS and zero clients for Citrix NoYes
Administrator Delegation (from Active Directory) and Role-based Access Control NoYes
Smart Scheduling by Time Zone (of device, WDM GUI, WDM server) NoYes
Automated Profile-based Management (DDC – Default Device Configuration) No Yes
Distributed Architecture for ScalabilitySingle serverDistributed 
Maximum Simultaneous Updates250 500
Asset Grouping Levels for Views3 Groups90 Groups
  * New features for WDM 5.5
** Preview in WDM 5.5
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