According to the analyst firm Canalys, 493.1 million PCs units (desktops, notebooks and tablets) will be shipped in 2013, representing 7% year-on-year growth. The key driver behind this growth will be tablets, which will account for 37% of the market, up from a quarter in 2012. Looking ahead to 2017, Canalys expects that 713.8 million PCs will ship worldwide (a CAGR of 9.7%), with 64% being tablets and 25% notebooks.
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In recent times Nvidia has been investing in the enterprise market rather than its usual HPC environments. In March the company unveiled its NVIDIA GRID-based server solutions announcing that was working with the major virtualization vendors to offer vGPU accelerated VDI.
Support is ending for Windows XP
As announced by Microsoft, support for Windows XP is ending on April 8, 2014. If your organisation is still running this OS version after support ends, you won't get security updates for Windows and all PCs will be exposed leaving networks critically vulnerable.
According to VMware, 64% of enterprise companies and 52% of mid-sized companies still need to migrate off of Windows XP. In addition, companies that fail to implement a migration plan over the next months will risk not being able to maintain any new technology following deployment whilst many applications will no longer be supported while running on XP.
According to a recent research commissioned by Riverbed Technology, 71 per cent of CIOs expect to increase IT spending in 2013. The findings are the result of an independent research project regarding IT spending priorities across numerous industries in Europe.
The following post will show how to create a Cloud Server through the Transputec Cloud Server interface.
Creating a Cloud Server
You need a few things to get started: a web browser, a good Internet connection, 20-30 minutes, a basic knowledge of Internet infrastructure and an IT need.
1. First thing you will do is to sign up for a free trial account and then log in using this URL.
The following is an interesting article that examines strategies for protecting Cloud APIs against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks:
IT Outsourcing can help a company to achieve its goals and objectives by enabling them to focus on their core, value creating, competencies.
However, as this article in Forbes details brilliantly, there can be a hidden cost if the outsourcing arrangement is poorly constructed......
Forrester Research is seeing a flagging interest in virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployments by IT organizations.
At least that's true in terms of the projected deployment plans of survey participants. Just eight percent of IT decision-makers in North America and Europe said that they had plans to implement VDI and/or hosted desktops, according to a fourth-quarter 2012 Forrester Research report. That eight percent figure remained unchanged from a Q4 2011 Forrester study.
Make Life Easier with Transputec and Office 365
With the need for greater mobility, agility and better data management increasingly driving the dynamic workplace, SMBs today are learning to appreciate the benefits cloud computing can bring to their businesses. Yet, some SMBs still struggle to understand exactly what cloud computing can do for them. Enter Microsoft Office 365, an all-inclusive productivity solution that delivers familiar Office applications coupled with powerful enterprise class communications and collaboration capabilities in a cloud-based subscription service you can easily use....
Windows Desktop upgrades have been "bread and butter" projects for us for so long now that they've almost become a bit of a banker when putting together our forecasts.