Rob Enderle on direction of desktop in 2009 and 2010. Points to cost factor driver. Microsoft, IBM, Apple and Google are his players. Also notes juxtaposition of IBM and Microsoft compared to late 80s/90s.
December 2008 Archives
Tarkan Maner, Wyse CEO talks about the prospects for the desktop virtualization market in 2009. What do virtualization executives think about 2009? A VMBlog.com Series Exclusive.
Nice article on Virtualization Review which details HP's strategy to put RDP on steroids when it comes to VDI graphic experience.
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Thin-client desktop vendor NComputing has landed another top executive from a big-name competitor in emerging markets, tapping Mark Bedford of Intel (NSDQ:INTC)'s Classmate netbook initiative to lead its worldwide marketing efforts.
Turning off PCs during periods of inactivity can save companies a substantial sum. In fact, Energy Star estimates organizations can save from $25 to $75 per PC per year with PC power management. Those savings can add up quickly. According to a recent report by Forrester titled "How Much Money Are Your Idle PCs Wasting?"
Another spin on employees -- Reservation and Customer Care employees are staying at home while working for Hilton Hotels Corporation, and the company wouldn’t have it any other way.
Hoteling is a pretty hot corporate application. Here is example of IP phone married to a thin client which provides instant re-personalization of that phone at the desk. Dave Michels of Boulder.
The desktop virtualization also offers enhanced video/graphics support + new support for thin-client PCs running Linux and added support for USB peripherals. A modified version of RDP included.