Monthly Archives: February 2011

Desktops as a Service: security risk or reward?

The default reaction of a corporate security officer to any “cloud-based” offering can be one of horror. However, there is also a growing view that the overall risk profile of Desktops as a Service (DaaS) is substantially lower than a … Continue reading

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Why the box? Rethinking the architecture of the PC

Robin Tapp explains why the “PC” needs a revolution, not an evolution in every day terms even his Mum could understand. Desktop virtualisation is complex to implement effectively and can be opaque to understand at first.  However, the concepts are … Continue reading

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Thin slicing the thin client

  One of the terms we often have to explain is a Thin Client (and its opposite, a Thick or Fat Client). Originally coined in 1993 by Tim Negris of Oracle, is has entered IT vernacular as a useful descriptor … Continue reading

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Top considerations of implementing virtual desktops – a technical perspective

© Molten Technologies By Ivo Murris This week’s post is a summarised excerpt from a presentation by Ivo Murris at Cloud Expo Europe, 2011. You can see the full presentation here. To help deliver Desktops as a Service well, one … Continue reading

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