Getting started

pinApps is

 

  • the plattform for digital workplace
  • a plattform independent App Store
  • a collection of web based apps
  • an enterprise software infrastructure
  • an independent platform
  • a concept

 

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Features

Enterprise  Software Infrastructure Apps can be installed and updated by button click.
Clientless – Only a browser required
All apps are reachable by a browser from all platforms.
One user management for all Apps All apps use Active Directory as user management system.
One central access The customizable Portal App is the central access to all apps.
For Windows, Linux and Mac Available as ready to run Virtual Machine (VMWare und HyperV).
Single Sign On and 2-Factor All user apps support Single Sign On and 2-factor-authorization.
Cloud and OnPremise Runs as Virtual Machine in cloud or local data center.
Transparent license model Only used apps are provisioned per user per month. The cancelation period is 1 month.
DSGVO compliant data storage Data transfer happens only between system and user. No external servers are used.
Based on latest standards The system is based on latest standards like HTML5, SSL, WebRTC, WebDAV, Radius, RDP

Platforms

The pinApps system (Virtual Machine) is available for

Windows
Linux
Mac

 

The pinApps are running at

Windows
Linux
Mac
iOS
Android

 

Supported hardware platforms are

INTEL
ARM

Apps

pinApps currently consists of 8 Apps:

Remote App
The Remote App supports access to a PC or desktop inside a terminal server or virtual machine. Local printing, data exchange, dual monitor, smartcard and 2-factor are supported.

Remote App replaces pinRemoteX and also pinRemote in the long term.

Portal App
The Portal App is the central access point to all other apps. It supports 2-factor authorization and single sign on. It can be individually configured and can use all ressources, that can be called by a url.
Chat App
The Chat App supports text and video chat as well as single persons and groups. Chat rooms can be configured individually. File upload and email notification are also supported.
Docs App
The Docs App is a HTML5 WebDAV client that connects to a any WebDAV server. All standard file functions are supported as well as upload and download of files. Shares can be configured as virtual drives.
Admin App
The Admin App manages the individual usage of apps and offers a calculated and real cost overview. By simple adding users to an app the access is allowed.
Applications App
Via Applications App the apps can be installed or updated from an app store by button press. In addition to it Apps can be stopped and started.
System App
The System App manages the technical deployment of an app via a name (Proxy). Additionally the secure access via own certificates or Let’s Encrypt can be setup here.
Users
The Users App is an alternative to Active Directory based on a LDAP directory.
Console App
The Console App manages remote support of the system by a support person. Via System App remote assistance can be activated and deactivated.

 

 

In preparation:

WordPress
The most used Open Source system for creating web sites and blogs.
Phone
The Phone App is a web based SIP client for direct connection to your telephone system with all common phone functions.
Contacts
The Contacts App manages addresses, provides import/export features and can synchronice with Exchange.

Licensing

Common

All licenses iclude standard support and maintenance for the licensed time. Special support services can be arranged individually.

 

pinBox II – Standard

pinBox II Standard includes a 1-year license for 10 users.
After one year the license can be prolonged online for a further year.

 

pinApps appliance (VM)

Licensing is based on app usage of user apps per app/month/user.

After a minimum of one login of a user to an app per month the provisioning is started. Cost overview is visible for end user as well as reseller.

There is distinguished between maximum cost and real cost. Maximum cost is calculated by number of users per app of assigned AD group. Real cost are calculated by user logins (s. o.)

pinApps can be evaluated over 30 days without limitations.

 

Software

pinApps is available as ready-to-run virtual machine.

There are currently versions for

VMWare
HyperV

Further variants can be created by conversion tools.

The VM contains a preconfigured version with all apps.

Hardware

pinApps is also available as hardware box “pinBox II”.

pinBox II is delivered with power supply and network cable.
It is connected to a router, switch or hub in local network.
pinBox II can be administrated by a web based GUI.

There are the following versions available:

pinBox II – Core
Based on Raspberry Pi for up to 3 users.
Available 01/01/2020

pinBox II – Standard
Based on a INTEL Mini PC for 10 users

pinBox II is deliverd with a 1-year license for all available apps.
After one year an update can be purchase for a further year.

The licenses includes support and maintenance.

 

Evaluate pinApps

pinApps can be evaluated in this ways:

Appliance (VM)

A 30 day evaluation license for VMWare and HyperV can be downloaded on download page.

 

pinStick

pinStick is a 45-days evaluation version based on an USB stick and includes the entire pinApps platform.

pinStick can be used with every Intel compatible PC . The PC has to be able to boot from pinStick.

pinStick does not access any other drives.

For developers

For creating of own apps a SDK is available.

The SDK includes:

  • System modules (Net Core DLLs) for usage of integrated features like authentication, single sign on and reporting
  • Creating of your own app store
  • Environment for creating apps (Docker Images)

 

Additionally we offer individual support services.

If you are interested please contact support@pintexx.com.

Pricing

pinBox II – Core

Variante Users Period
Price (EUR)
pinBox 3 1 Jahr 149,00
Update 3 1 Jahr 75,00

pinBox II – Standard

Variante Users Period Price (EUR)
pinBox 10 1 Jahr 349,00
Update 10 1 Jahr 199,00

pinApps Appliance (VM)

Variante Users Period Price (EUR)
VM > 10 Unlimited Per app/user/month
Min. 39,00/month

All prices are including tax.

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