Neoware was a company that manufactured and marketed a type of computer hardware called thin clients. It also developed and marketed enterprise software, thin client appliances, and related services aimed at reducing the TCO of IT infrastructure.
Neoware owned one of the three available "OS Streaming" technologies that make it possible to remote boot diskless computers under Microsoft Windows and Linux.
On July 23, 2007, HP announced that it has signed a definitive merger agreement to purchase Neoware for $241 million. The acquisition was completed on October 1, 2007.
Competitors in the market place included: Wyse, NComputing, IGEL, Devon IT, VXL and a handful of others.