Desktops

Does desktop virtualisation enable the office of the future?

Empty office cubicles
A panel of experts at a recent Computing event discusses VDI and other methods to enable productivity for today's workforce
26 Jul 2013

CIO interview: How Balfour Beatty will rationalise servers and applications in £50m deal with Fujitsu

Construction site in silhouette
Construction giant hopes to slash number of servers in half and cut thousands of applications
25 Jul 2013

Smartphones and wearables to power the enterprise of the future

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Computing's readership gives its predictions as to the predominant business devices of the coming years
24 Jul 2013

Apple iPhone sales up – but iPad sales and net profit down – in third quarter

Cheaper Apple iPhone 4 boosts entry-level sales, but cuts average selling prices
24 Jul 2013

Top 10 ways to keep your computer cool as the UK heats up

Having random crashes or other PC problems in the heat wave? Try our top cooling tips
18 Jul 2013

Dell or Icahn: Which of Dell’s buyout offers makes the most sense for shareholders?

The sooner the uncertainty over the firm's future direction is over, the better
12 Jul 2013

HMRC trials 'choose your own device' policy - but it won't be iPads for all

HMRC staff to be allowed to select end-user devices for personal productivity, says CIO Mark Hall
08 Jul 2013

Review: Acer Iconia W3 - Windows 8 on a tiny tablet

Acer's offering is small enough, but is it perfectly formed?
02 Jul 2013

Bottoms up: pub chain Mitchells & Butlers' top-to-toe IT overhaul

When Mitchells & Butlers embarked on a five-year top-to-bottom IT infrastructure upgrade, it touched every part of the company’s business
26 Jun 2013

Top 10 PC, mobile and tablet stories of 2013 so far

The definitive breakdown of this year's hottest topics in the world of PC, laptop, mobile and tablet
21 Jun 2013

Met Police using desktop PCs that take 30 minutes to boot

Expert panel blames Met Police for not developing long-term IT strategy
18 Jun 2013

Is VDI viable for SMEs?

Vendors are aiming to create virtualised desktops suitable for small businesses, but do SMEs really have much to gain from adopting them
12 Jun 2013

PC shipments in decline but only 2 per cent replacing with tablets

Users increasingly moving towards mobile devices says IDC, but Computing's own research suggests desktops are far from dead
29 May 2013

ARM vs Intel: a battle of business models

ARM versus Intel is not a battle of technologies, but of business models, claims Graeme Burton
29 May 2013

Influence: Client refresh

This documentary explores the various options open to firms refreshing their client estates this year, including desktops, laptops, Ultrabooks, tablets, smartphones and desktop virtualisation
01 May 2013

Essex County Council seeks bidders for IT hardware contract

Council procuring on behalf of other public sector bodies for provision of mobiles, tablets, laptops and servers
22 Apr 2013

Analysis: does PC performance affect productivity?

Do slow PCs also slow the minds and reduce the performance of office workers? Or would a little reduction in speed be beneficial?
03 Apr 2013

Fewer than 10 per cent of enterprise users even considering Windows 8 migration

Computing survey reveals unusually low demand for Microsoft’s latest
19 Mar 2013

IDC says PC market hitting limits of growth, but Computing research begs to differ

75 per cent of Computing readers plan to buy laptops or desktops for staff in 2013 or 2014
11 Mar 2013

Analysis: PC makers need to shape up or ship out

With only one of the world’s top five PC makers enjoying rising sales, Sooraj Shah asks what the sector can do to revive its fortunes
07 Feb 2013

Dell to be bought back by founder (UPDATED)

Michael Dell will purchase the firm he founded
05 Feb 2013

Analysis: Windows 8 greeted with apathy from many, enthusiasm from some

Danny Palmer looks at the reasons behind Windows 8’s sluggish uptake in the enterprise market, and hears why one major UK organisation is keen to buck the trend
04 Feb 2013

Lenovo overtakes Acer’s EMEA PC sales but HP remains top

Chinese PC maker bucks trend of decline in PC sales
18 Jan 2013

PC still the dominant device for web and work, says Deloitte

We're in an era of 'PC plus' rather than 'Post-PC', according to analysts
15 Jan 2013