Desktops

Analysis: decision time for desktops

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With the release of Windows 8 imminent - and support for Windows XP being withdrawn in 2014 - organisations are facing some crucial desktop decisions
20 Jun 2012

Desktop decisions for Buro Happold as Windows 8 approaches

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Engineering consultancy to hold off on upgrade – for now
12 Jun 2012

Windows desktop admin rights – an open door for malware?


05 Apr 2012

Opinion: It should be standard to require standards

Given the hassle proprietary document formats cause, it’s a mystery why so many users still use them
02 Apr 2012

When it comes to doing real work, PCs rule


02 Apr 2012

Analysis: Rise of the cloud – this time it’s personal

The personal computer is dead, again. Long live the personal cloud
20 Mar 2012

Provident Financial saves £350,000 by deploying licence management tool

Loans provider says it was concerned it was overspending on software licences
01 Mar 2012

Microsoft releases Windows 8 consumer preview

Microsoft Windows president Steven Sinofsky made the announcement today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
29 Feb 2012

College saves £500,000 with virtual desktop project

Managed print services were rolled out as part of the project
27 Feb 2012

South Lanarkshire Council seeks IT services worth £40m

The hardware and services deal will support more than 140 schools
13 Feb 2012

Insurer saves time and energy with Citrix VDI

Groupama has replaced 350 desktops with new virtual desktop infrastructure
10 Feb 2012

Department of Health signs £74m deal for desktop services

Atos has been awarded the contract for five years
30 Jan 2012

School saves time, money and energy with Dell KACE

Systems management appliance also enabled Woodbridge High School to migrate hundreds of desktops to Windows 7 and Office 2010 in three days
17 Jan 2012

SoftMaker Office 2012 review

An application suite that majors on Microsoft compatibility and even runs on older PCs
13 Jan 2012

Time the DWP bucked up its ideas


09 Jan 2012

Report: Firms missing out on PC power savings

Mistrust and complacency may be behind companies' failure to deploy cost-effective PC power management systems, analyst says
05 Jan 2012

DWP to trial 1,000 open-source desktops

The move comes in the wake of the government's recent drive to increase open source adoption across Whitehall
07 Dec 2011

King's College London completes global desktop deployment

University upgrades IT infrastructure to prepare for iPad-wielding students
30 Nov 2011

The 1985 iPhone in a truck


28 Oct 2011

IT in healthcare pt1: Can innovation thrive under the knife?

Pressure on NHS budgets is forcing IT chiefs to explore shared front- and back-office systems, new procurement frameworks and cloud computing
04 Oct 2011

RM to make 460 redundancies following education cuts

Technology in schools provider restructures following dismal spending forecasts
29 Sep 2011

Intel and Microsoft developers gather as rivals turn up heat in crucial mobile market

Premier developer events in the US are critical to Microsoft's war with Apple and Google, and Intel's battle with ARM
12 Sep 2011

Gartner shrinks PC sales forecast

Economic downturn and new devices to blame for just 3.8 per cent growth
08 Sep 2011

Has Dell got what it takes for cloud success?

As Dell prepares to launch a public cloud service, Martin Courtney asks whether it can offer anything to tempt IT buyers away from the more established players
06 Sep 2011