Thin Clients

Thin clients have been on the market for more than a decade, and as centralized banks and "clouds" of processing resources become more powerful, thin clients are back in the IT conversation. Thin clients have very limited processing and storage themselves, instead communicating with a central server for application and data processing. Thin clients have always promised to make centralized management easier and to save money in highly structured computing environments, such as retail sales.


Articles

What Does VMware's Stock Price Say About the Company's Future?

VMware's current stock market data makes it pretty clear there are some lofty expectations for the company's future prospects. What's behind the optimism? More >

IBM Intros PowerLinux 7R4 Server for Analytics and Cloud

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Windows 8: Something for Everyone

It's the most important release from Microsoft in years, so perhaps not surprisingly, Windows 8 has a little something for everyone, from mobile and desktop users to server and storage pros. More >

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Interviews

Flash Memory and Storage Area Networks: Happy Together

Arthur Cole spoke with Barry Ader, senior director of Flash product management/marketing, EMC.   To hear Flash memory backers tell it, the SAN is on the way out. Why bother with all that More >

Server-side Flash: The New Storage Architecture?

Arthur Cole spoke with Gary Orenstein, vice president of products, Fusion-io.   What does the future hold for the SAN? In many organizations, it has become a trusted component of the data More >

SSDs for the New Data Super Highway

Arthur Cole spoke with Scott Stetzer, vice president of technical marketing, STEC, Inc.   SSDs continue to increase capacity, endurance and other critical attributes, leading many to believe More >

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