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Optimized for VMware
  • Zero Client for Virtualized Computing
  • Hardware Accelerated VMware PCoIP
  • Dual 1080p Digital Out (DVI-I + DVI-D)
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Product Description

The ViewSonic® SC-Z55 discrete zero client is the perfect solution for companies seeking a seamless desktop experience with ultra-high security and reliability in VMware® Horizon®, VMware Horizon DaaS, Amazon® WorkSpaces, and Remote Workstation environments. This is a true zero client device and features no local memory or moving parts for the ultimate in energy savings and reliability. Based on the Teradici™ Tera 2321, with hardware accelerated PCoIP™, the VMware® Horizon® certified design guarantees performance and compatibility in your network. Dual video outputs provide flexibility for supporting dual 1080p digital displays, and the eco-friendly design consumes up to 90% less energy than standard PCs. The SC-Z55 is also a space saver—its 0.6L form factor easily attaches to your VESA-ready monitor with an included VESA mounting bracket. ViewSonic’s zero clients are the smart choice for optimizing your virtual desktop deployment.

Key Features:

  • TeradiciTera 2321 CPU with 512MB System Memory
  • Hardware accelerated PCoIP optimized for VMware View
  • Supports single monitor resolutions of up to 2560 x 1600
  • Supports dual output (DVI-D + DVI-I) for dual monitors at 1080p
  • Full connectivity supports dual video out (DVI-D and VGA), 4-USB (V2.0) ports, Mic, Headphone, and RJ45 Ethernet for 10/100/Gigabit
  • Ultra-reliable design with no moving parts lasts twice as long
  • TAA Trade Compliant for Federal Government Opportunitie
  • 3-year limited warranty

Optimized Power for VMware View

Teradici's Tera2321 is the most advanced processor for VMware-based virtualization. Experience all of your applications with blazing fast response time.


True Personal PC Experience

The SC-Z55 supports 2D and 3D graphic-intensive applications and a rich multimedia experience at full frame rates over Gigabit Ethernet. This is the no-compromise solution for demanding users.


Dual Display Productivity

A PCoIP based Zero Client doesn't have to mean a compromise on performance and productivity. With dual digital outputs, the SC-Z55 supports either two 1080p displays, or one QHD (2560x1600) display for increased productivity.

Simplified and Secure Management

The Teradici PCoIP Management Console provides for centralized deployment and management. With web-based access, administrators will be able to configure, update, manage, and even remotely control the power state for all of their PCoIP-based zero clients throughout the network.

Low Total Cost of Ownership

All of the benefits of a virtual desktop deployment can be realized with ViewSonic's SC-Z55 Zero Client. From simple and quick deployment, enhanced security with no local HDD, increased reliability and higher productivity—the SC-Z55 is an efficient and low-cost choice for virtualizing desktops.


Save Cash and Save the Planet

With its ultra low 8W typical power consumption the ENERGY STAR certified ultra compact SC-Z55 Zero Client is not only environmentally friendly but also friendly on your electricity bill. The savings of this Zero Client PC with an LED display can add up to thousands of dollars for large install bases, compared to traditional PC's and monitors. The savings can be as dramatic as $120,000 in five years.


Full Connectivity for Your Peripherals

Versatile connectivity includes all common formats for connecting today's components for business and entertainment. These include dual video (DVI-D and DVI-I), 4-USB (V2.0) ports for your peripherals, Mic, Headphone, and RJ45 Ethernet for your 10/100/Gigabit network.

TAA Compliance

ViewSonic opens the doors to more opportunities with our broad line of products that are compliant with the Trade Agreement Act (TAA) and are ideal for use in government, educational, and corporate environments. We've leveraged our 25-year display heritage and expertise to develop TAA-compliant products that support GSA Schedule needs within the Federal Government.

3-year Limited Warranty

One of the aspects that make ViewSonic a market leader is its dedication to quality. ViewSonic is committed to using the highest grade components. We also back our SC-Z55 Zero Client with a 3-year limited warranty for your peace of mind.

Key Applications
  • Enterprise Class Zero Client Computing Performance (VMware)
  • Financial, Healthcare, Government, and Education customers
  • No local file saving for Hipaa and Sarbanes Oxley compliance


VESA-mountable design

The SC-Z55 features a unique desktop stand that can either be used in a free-standing configuration on the desk, or VESA-mountedto a monitor, depending on your specific needs.

What is in the box:
  • SC-Z55 Zero Client
  • Power cord
  • Power adapter
  • DVI-I to VGA adapter
  • Stand / VESA mounting bracket
  • Quick Start Guide
  • ViewSonic Wizard CD

Dimensions and Other Features:
  • Product Dimensions (w x h x d) without stand: 1.6”x5.6”x4.1”
  • Product Dimensions (w x h x d) with stand: 2.7”x6.0”x4.4”

Specifications and availability are subject to change without notice. Selection, offers and programs may vary by country; see your ViewSonic representative for complete details. Corporate names, trademarks stated herein are the property of their respective companies.

Copyright 2015 ViewSonic Corporation. All rights reserved. [16481-00B-01/15]

  • CPU Processor Type
  • Teradici® Tera 2321
  • Graphic Chipset
  • None
  • Resolution
  • 1920x1200 (dual display), 2560x1600 (single display with optional Dual Link DVI adapter)
  • System
  • DDR3 512MB @ 1066MHz
  • Storage
  • None
  • Operating System
  • None
  • Management
  • Teradici PColP® Management Console
  • Protocols
  • PCoIP (Hardware accelerated)
  • Network Standard
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Ethernet LAN
  • 10/100/1000 MB
  • USB
  • USB 2.0 (x2 front, x2 rear)
  • Video Out
  • DVI-D (x1), DVI-I (x1)
  • LAN
  • RJ45 (x1)
  • Microphone In
  • 3.5mm mini jack (x1)
  • Headphone
  • 3.5mm mini jack (x1)
  • Power
  • DC In
  • Voltage
  • 5V DC; 3A, 15W
  • Consumption
  • 7W (typ)
  • Temperature
  • 32–104ºF (0–40ºC)
  • Humidity
  • 10–90% (non-condensing)
  • Physical with Stand
  • 1.6 x 5.6 x 4.1 in. / 39.5 x143 x 103 mm
  • Packaging
  • 7.9 x 5.0 x 6.2 in. / 200 x 128 x 157 mm
  • Net
  • 1.2 lb. / 0.5 kg
  • Gross
  • 2.3 lb. / 1.1 kg
  • VESA
  • 100mm x 100mm
    FCC/NRTL, ENERGY STAR ® , EPEAT Silver, WEEE, RoHS compliant, REACH compliant
    Please dispose of in accordance with local, state or federal laws.
    3-year limited warranty on parts and labor
    SC-Z55 Zero Client, power cord, power adapter, DVI-I to VGA adapter, Stand/VESA mounting bracket, Quick Start Guide, ViewSonic Wizard CD
    Optional Accessories (sold separately)
    USB Keyboard & Mouse (VMP10B_KM1US05)
    Y-Cable (DVI) Adapter for QHD Resolution Support (CLOUD-CABLE-001)
Reviews & Accolades

Florida Atlantic University Invests In Zero Clients to Keep Up with Computer Use, Cut Energy Costs

“ ‘We started moving over to zero clients…and that was a major change for us. [It was] the simplicity of management, no matter who you’re using, what zero client you’re using, there’s one management portal that manages every companies’ zero clients, which is fantastic,’[said James Mauser, Computer Applications Coordinator for the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University.]” Click here for full review

- Jessica Kennedy, HigherEd TechDecisions

20 Hot Midmarket Products Seen At MES East 2013

ViewSonic has a new line of thin- and zero-client devices that enable businesses to easily transition from the PC computing era to the cloud, which it is showcasing at MES East, according to Colleen Browne, ViewSonic's director of channel and enterprise sales for North America. Click here for full review

-Alicia Stein, CRN