Microsoft has been working for years to make thin clients more acceptable in the enterprise yet they continue to fall short of users expectations. Microsoft Windows Thin PC or "WinTPC" will hopefully dismiss those preconceived notions by aiding users in ensuring that they will always have adequate disk space and secure systems simply by preventing them from writing applications to the local disk-drive and helping them to drive down costs.
The Microsoft Release Candidate for Windows Thin PC will allow Windows 7 users to re-purpose their PCs into thin clients
The open source cloud computing project OpenStack has come a long way since NASA and Rackspace launched it in 2010. Backed by leading technology infrastructure providers including Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP, IBM, Intel, and VMware, OpenStack underpins significant workloads at an increasingly diverse set of organizations, including BWM, CERN, Comcast, eBay, and Wal-Mart. For CIOs engaged in broader programs to win, serve, and retain customers -- and refocus business technology (BT) spend -- a planned and pragmatic …
Essential Insights for Successful Cloud Migration and Management
Whether you're planning your cloud migration strategy or already in the cloud, making accurate cloud decisions requires a deep analytical approach. This paper discusses the main objectives to achieve, top questions to ask, and the analytics you need at each stage of your cloud journey. You'll learn:
How to identify which cloud provider will provide the best cost and performance benefits for your organization
How to determine which applications …