Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 30th May 2008 13:41 UTC
Features, Office eWeek's Debra Donston has penned down five ways the end user desktop in enterprises will look different in five years. While some of her ideas and predictions make a low of sense, there are a few things which are slightly debatable. Mostly, the reliance on virtualisation and web applications.
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by aitvo on Sat 31st May 2008 00:34 UTC
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1. It Will Be Virtualized

Huh? You mean I need to delete my VMs and wait 5 years?!

2. It Will Be Mobile

NO! I have to wait to get my notebook back too?

3. It Will Be Secured in Depth—And By Users

Crap, must remove encryption, firewall, and TCP Wrappers, cron for reinstall in 5 years.

4. It Will Be Running Windows—Maybe

Dang it! Foiled AGAIN! (goes and finds Windows restore CD)

5. It Won't Be a Desktop at All

Darn it I already gave up my notebook, now I don't even get a desktop?!


Edited 2008-05-31 00:35 UTC

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