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7 reasons why Linux is a desktop flop
By  •  April 27, 2012  •  Network World •  43 words

SLIDESHOW 1. Free is a misnomer Microsoft Windows licenses are typically bundled in with the purchase price of new computers — switching to Linux doesn’t usually offer that much of a savings. Plus, Windows operating systems are supported for ten years. Linux support costs extra.

Mac attack
By  •  January 16, 2012  •  Network World •  2,293 words

Over the years, Apple has earned a less-than-stellar reputation among purchasers of enterprise desktops. Macs were seen as overpriced to begin with. And Apple didn’t offer huge discounts for bulk purchases, like the PC makers. Plus, Macs didn’t come with the ecosystem of integrated productivity and management apps that are taken for granted in the Windows world. SLIDESHOW: 5 reasons […]

Five iPad safety tips
By  •  February 14, 2011  •  NetworkWorld •  509 words

Don’t deploy iPads in the enterprise without considering these security measures 1. Encrypt, encrypt, encrypt. There are two parts to the data encryption challenge – encrypting stored data, and encrypting data that’s moving over public networks, says security expert Brian Reed, vice president of products at mobile security vendor BoxTone. SSL encryption on the iPad is a […]