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Desktop PCs: Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss… (Dell)
This year, the market can be summed up as 3D: Dell Direct Desktop. In comparison, Compaq and IBM are looking a little flat.

desktop snooper  the Old Boss… (Dell) Desktop PCs: Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss (Dell) C. McNulty - May 4, 2000 Market Overview Non-portable, Intel compatible PCs remain the primary vehicle for supporting most applications in the modern organization. Intel/AMD-based processors and internal hard drives distinguish systems in this category. It also helps to point out what is not included in this market: Thin clients and dumb terminals Intel-architecture systems which require network access for most key

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Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure

The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.  

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Introduction to Desktop Virtualization


This paper discusses the barriers of desktop virtualization adoption in the enterprise, the need for convergence in desktop virtualization approaches, and the unique requirements across different types of enterprise users. This paper also reviews one virtualization solution, including how it works and how its workspace virtualization engine overcomes the barriers posed by legacy virtualization technologies.

desktop snooper  to Desktop Virtualization This paper discusses the barriers of desktop virtualization adoption in the enterprise, the need for convergence in desktop virtualization approaches, and the unique requirements across different types of enterprise users. This paper also reviews one virtualization solution, including how it works and how its workspace virtualization engine overcomes the barriers posed by legacy virtualization technologies. Read More

Licking Desktop Problems


Like the old tootsie pop ads that ask how many licks it takes to get to the center, how many annoyances does it take to get people and businesses to change desktop operating systems? Aside from the frequent crunch of bloggers discussing their switch from Windows to Linux, we're still waiting to find out. In the news this week, Microsoft annoyed a number of admins with its Windows Desktop

desktop snooper  Desktop Problems Like the old tootsie pop ads that ask how many licks it takes to get to the center, how many annoyances does it take to get people and businesses to change desktop operating systems? Aside from the frequent crunch of bloggers discussing their switch from Windows to Linux, we're still waiting to find out. In the news this week, Microsoft annoyed a number of admins with its Windows Desktop Services update. This added to many peoples' perception that Microsoft pushes some of its Read More

Extending Server Virtualization to the Desktop


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desktop snooper  Server Virtualization to the Desktop Server virtualization isn’t a new concept. But the benefits of extending server virtualization to the desktop may not be common knowledge. A virtual desktop solution can allow companies to run virtualized PCs and computer desktops on servers located inside the data center. Besides allowing centralized management, this setup can improve security and deliver new capabilities to the user. Learn about other benefits. Read More

Risk-Free Storage for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)


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Realizing Cost Benefits Through Perimeter-based Online Security


Malware infections are becoming more and more severe, making detecting infections before they infiltrate your server or desktop a high priority. Perimeter-based security keeps the malware—and the risks—away from your systems. Adding layers of security, particularly outside the network, can help you identify and stop Internet threats before they infect machines, expose sensitive information, and consume valuable resources.

desktop snooper  infiltrate your server or desktop a high priority. Perimeter-based security keeps the malware—and the risks—away from your systems. Adding layers of security, particularly outside the network, can help you identify and stop Internet threats before they infect machines, expose sensitive information, and consume valuable resources. Read More

Caldera eDesktop Edges Out Microsoft Windows 2000 in Functionality - Part II


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The Perfect Storm: Time to Review Client Computing Strategies


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desktop snooper  the never-ending question within desktop office suites, What's better, Corel's or Microsoft's? Generally, this question is answered from an emotional perspective, based entirely on the specific administrator's and/or end users comfort level. There is no one correct answer, both desktop office suites excel in specific areas and pale in others. The contents of this note will pit the two systems against each other in four specific areas: Product Functionality: Feature functions contained within the Read More