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The desktop computer remains a fixture in just about every business – a fixture that still needs to be maintained, secured and eventually, refreshed. At the same time, the pressures to provide more flexible, cost-effective access to corporate systems is leading organisations to look at mobile and cloud computing desktop …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Desktop

    Cant remember the last time I saw a desktop computer in a client's office apart from a really high end workstation. Everyone has a laptop and virtualising them is a long way away right now.

    1. garetht t

      *top

      I think that for the purposes of this discussion, a laptop PC that plugs into the coporate network *is* a desktop computer, albeit a small one.

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Stop

        'laptop' does not equal 'desktop'

        laptops can be used while *offline* (at home, on the train, waiting for a plane, etc.).

        Unless, of course, you've been foolish enough to go VDI.

  2. Chris 211

    One size doesnt work for all

    vDesktop's don't work for field based engineers.... Please can someone tell IT..

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