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April 2013, Volume 2, Number 4

Employee mobility: A leap of faith for IT admins

Francis Poeta used to rely on his laptop. Now he never travels with it. The transition was a slow one. For a while, Poeta carried both a laptop and an ASUS Transformer tablet to customer sites. He began using the Android tablet more and the laptop less. Eventually, he realized he’d gone a week without even opening the laptop bag. THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING DESKTOP Part 1: Employee mobility: A leap of faith for IT admins Part 2: Mobility won't kill the Microsoft Windows operating system Part 3: Consequences of consumerization on back-end infrastructure Part 4: Microsoft, PC manufacturers share the blame for the desktop downturn “I thought, if I haven’t had to take it out for a week, how long can I go?” he said. That was a year and a half ago. As mobile devices and cloud services rise to prominence among business users, they’re chipping away at the dominance of Windows and x86-based computing at the endpoint and, less obviously, in the data center. It’s a transformation the likes of which IT hasn’t seen since the early 1990s. “When ...

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