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8 Reasons to Outsource Your Desktop in the Cloud
With organizations looking for new ways to cut costs and increase productivity, cloud computing has become a popular trend. In the most common form of cloud

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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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Application Access over the Internet: Cloud Computing Service for Higher Education


Wipro completed a research project to understand how application and desktop virtualization technology can be best harnessed for the needs of higher education and compare traditional systems integration implementation approach with a cloud computing model. The team conducted in-depth interviews with a set of colleges and universities that have considered, piloted, or already deployed such solutions. This document is a summary of the research findings and conclusions.

desktop computing  understand how application and desktop virtualization technology can be best harnessed for the needs of higher education and compare traditional systems integration implementation approach with a cloud computing model. The team conducted in-depth interviews with a set of colleges and universities that have considered, piloted, or already deployed such solutions. This document is a summary of the research findings and conclusions. Read More

Micron to Push "Subscriber Computing" Rentals 'R' Us?


Personal computer maker Micron Electronics said Tuesday it will spend $210 million on its "subscriber computing" initiative, under which subscribers will be offered packages of services and billed one rate for the entire package.

desktop computing  access, e-commerce solutions and desktop software, and will be billed one rate for the entire package. Another component of the Micron strategy is to let customers use software such as Microsoft Office on a per-use basis, rather than requiring them to buy expensive initial packages or upgrades. Micron will handle the behind-the-scenes upgrades needed, and make the software accessible via the Internet. Market Impact Although hardware business leases have existed for decades, this is a significant attempt Read More

Palm Tries to Take the Desktop in Hand


Palm Computing to offer software to allow Palm devices to network with enterprise systems and applications.

desktop computing  Tries to Take the Desktop in Hand R.A. Krause - October 27th, 1999 Event Summary 10/18/99 - 3Com's Palm Computing offspring will stand or fall on the willingness of large corporate IS groups to embrace an array of new devices, from personal digital assistants to cellular phones, that use the Palm operating system as their basic software. This week the company, which will be spun off from parent 3Com early next year, will take a giant step in its effort to shift from gadget maker to systems vendor. At Read More

Security Begins on Your Desktop


The documents, spreadsheets, databases and other files on the personal computers used to conduct business are corporate assets. It cost money to create them and that investment should be protected. Additionally, companies have both competitive and legal obligations to assure that such data is kept private and secure. Many companies and most people are unaware of the obligation and potential threats.

desktop computing  E-mail encryption at the desktop and e-mail gateways. Virus inoculation at the desktop, servers, and e-mail gateways. Remote diagnostics for personal computers. Public data networks with and without Virtual Private Network capabilities. Business Management Response Share the responsibility for assuring business continuity and data security through policies, procedures, and education. Take active measures such as the following to create an informed and enabled workforce: Incorporate data integrity and Read More

The Perfect Storm: Time to Review Client Computing Strategies


Server-based computing has been seen at best as a way to provide those within highly task-based environments with a controlled desktop environment. However, changes in software, hardware, security, and management systems are driving the shift toward server-based computing being suitable for a larger proportion of a company’s user base. Learn how client-side computing can be more tightly controlled yet provide flexibility.

desktop computing  environments with a controlled desktop environment. However, changes in software, hardware, security, and management systems are driving the shift toward server-based computing being suitable for a larger proportion of a company’s user base. Learn how client-side computing can be more tightly controlled yet provide flexibility. Read More

IBM PC Line Redrawn


IBM has decided to combine its entire desktop PC line under one name. The NetVista brand, until last week the name for IBM’s thin clients and appliance desktops, will now cover the whole range, including newly-released models for home and business.

desktop computing  PC family, completing the desktop PC model transition begun earlier this year. The activity continues IBM's Edge of Network initiative, with devices designed from the ground up for fast, high-bandwidth Internet access, easy set-up and simplified use. Additions include: New Netvista desktop systems New data recovery/data transfer software IBM Direct Build Your Own NetVista models New IBM microdrive NetVista models with Microsoft Millenium software pre-loaded The new models offer software stability, with Read More

Concur eWorkplace Projects Vision Onto Desktop


Concur announced a comprehensive release of its eWorkplace portal and the components for purchasing, human relations, and travel and expense management.

desktop computing  eWorkplace Projects Vision Onto Desktop Event Summary Concur Technologies (NASDAQ: CNQR) made good on its promises to deliver more functionality with increased integration in the second quarter by releasing versions 6.0 of its eWorkplacetm portal, and its applications Concur Procurementtm, Concur Expensetm, and Concur Human Resourcestm. The new suite features a more uniform and integrated front end, access to Concur's Commerce Network, and new features in each application. Concur Human Resources 6.0 new Read More

The New Era of Mobile Intelligence: the Convergence of Mobile Computing and Business Intelligence


Computing is entering its fifth generation with desktop Internet applications giving way to a new generation of mobile Internet applications. As consumers capitalize on the power of mobile devices, the same transformation is occurring in business. Learn how the convergence of business information and analytics with mobile technology is empowering business people in a way that was never possible—until now.

desktop computing  its fifth generation with desktop Internet applications giving way to a new generation of mobile Internet applications. As consumers capitalize on the power of mobile devices, the same transformation is occurring in business. Learn how the convergence of business information and analytics with mobile technology is empowering business people in a way that was never possible—until now. 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 computing  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

Be to Be FreeB(i)e


Be Inc. will offer the newest version of its operating system for free later this quarter. Version 5 for the desktop will be available for download to pre-registered individuals.

desktop computing  Version 5 for the desktop will be available for download to pre-registered individuals. Be will also work with publishers and other partners to distribute the software. Commercial users of BeOS 5 will still require a separate license from Be. The software currently retails for $99. The move is designed to maximize the visibility and acceptance of Be technology, the company said. Making the free version of BeOS 5 available through the Internet and other channels allows us to aggressively promote our Read More

Collins Computing


the largest Microsoft Dynamics Gold Certified Partner in Southern California. Since 1986 Collins Computing's award-winning team has been helping companies sharpen their competitive edge with Microsoft Dynamics CRM and ERP software. Centrally located in Orange County, CA we regularly service all of Southern California.

desktop computing  Computing the largest Microsoft Dynamics Gold Certified Partner in Southern California. Since 1986 Collins Computing's award-winning team has been helping companies sharpen their competitive edge with Microsoft Dynamics CRM and ERP software. Centrally located in Orange County, CA we regularly service all of Southern California. Read More

eMachines to Ship Appliance


eMachines, the computer company that made its name on low-priced desktop models, has stepped into the Internet appliance ring with its 'MSN Companion' system.

desktop computing  of the larger retail desktop presences. (PC Data's figures showed eMachines in the #3 retail sales position.) Become a direct competitor to Gateway/AOL - Even before Microsoft went after Netscape, we believe MS considered AOL a Great Satan. Anything they can do to weaken AOL's competitive presence is probably A Good Thing in Redmond's eyes. We mention Gateway because of their iPliance products, which bundle AOL. (See TEC Gateway & AOL Follow Crusoe's Footprints ). Boost MSN presence - Despite massive Read More

Securing Data in the Cloud


When considering adopting cloud computing or software-as-a-service (SaaS), a question most potential customers ask vendors is “How secure will our data be in your hands?” Customers are right to ask this question and should closely examine any vendor’s security credentials as part of their cloud/SaaS evaluations. This document is intended to give a broad overview of one vendor’s security policies, processes, and practices.

desktop computing  Data in the Cloud When considering adopting cloud computing or software-as-a-service (SaaS), a question most potential customers ask vendors is “How secure will our data be in your hands?” Customers are right to ask this question and should closely examine any vendor’s security credentials as part of their cloud/SaaS evaluations. This document is intended to give a broad overview of one vendor’s security policies, processes, and practices. Read More

In-memory Computing: Lifting the Burden of Big Data


Business data is growing at an unprecedented speed, and organizations of all sizes, across all industries, have to face the challenge of scaling up their data infrastructure to meet this new pressure. Advances in server hardware and application design have led to a potential solution: in-memory computing. Read Aberdeen's Analyst Insight report and see how in-memory computing can address two of the "three Vs" of big data.

desktop computing  memory Computing: Lifting the Burden of Big Data Business data is growing at an unprecedented speed, and organizations of all sizes, across all industries, have to face the challenge of scaling up their data infrastructure to meet this new pressure. Advances in server hardware and application design have led to a potential solution: in-memory computing. Read Aberdeen's Analyst Insight report and see how in-memory computing can address two of the three Vs of big data. Read More