Our Take on the Dell-Wyse Acquisition for Virtual Desktops
Apr 3, 2012
Dell’s move was much expected as they have been very public about going in the cloud. They launched a desktop virtualization offering earlier this year as they see the tidal wave for hosted virtual desktops forming and are very focused on their cloud strategy, from the desktop to the datacenter.
Gartner published its list of top 11 predictions in 2012 – a much anticipated list that we read religiously. One of their predictions is that 35% of IT Budgets will be managed outside the IT department by 2015. CIOs will see their budget reallocated to a different business unit where the business manager is in control.
The Windows 7 hosted desktop - Doing it right successfully requires licensing expertise and a commitment to the customer.
Mar 9, 2012
Most of us in the know have been wondering how ONLive was delivering a Windows 7 hosted desktop for $4.99/mo. Now (finally), Microsoft is wondering too. We knew it was non-compliant: price-point and instant provisioning were the give-away.
Spilled water on your laptop? Not a soggy situation with HVD
Mar 1, 2012
The other day I spilled a glass of water all over my laptop. It didn’t get on anything else—just my pretty (and not-completely-waterproof) laptop. It was like it decided to be kind—I know your papers cannot be replaced but your documents can be recovered. Well thank you, water.
I am a loyal Mac user. To be totally honest, my initial reasoning for making the switch from my archaic PC was superficial - I loved the sleek, sexy look of a MacBook Pro and imagined it fitting in beautifully with my modern décor.