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Cisco puts Cius on hold as BYOD growth kills the enterprise tablet

DesktopVirtualizationThe continued growth of BYOD and the increased maturity of mobile device management and mobile application management tools have forced Cisco to rethink both its enterprise collaboration strategy and its tablet strategy. Cisco came early to the enterprise tablet market announcing the Cius in mid-2010 just 3 months after Apple launched the first generation iPad.  Continue reading Cisco puts Cius on hold as BYOD growth kills the enterprise tablet

Windows 8 – Extending the Desktop to the Mobile World

DesktopVirtualizationThere has been a lot of buzz and coverage about Windows 8 since its consumer preview. There will be some very cool features with this release and one feature that really stands out with me is that Microsoft added an additional  supported processor type in that Windows 8 will run on Intel, AMD and now ARM based processors. That gives Windows 8 the ability to run on desktops as well as mobile phones and tablets.

Think about that, Microsoft has now expanded its desktop presence by adding in the mobile devices and Windows 8 will bring the Metro Interface across all desktops, phones and tablets. Can this be something that will enhance your overall computing experience as well as presenting another option for VDI? Continue reading Windows 8 – Extending the Desktop to the Mobile World