DesktopLinux: The Enterprise Desktop PC is Obsolete: What You Should Do About It
Sep 15, 2005, 01:45 (3 Talkback[s])
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"The enterprise desktop PC is a dying entity.
"Microsoft's method of licensing and dominating PCs--and thus
the enterprise desktop--began over 20 years ago. Microsoft entered
enterprises inside the Trojan Horse of the PC, which offered
individual users the ability to operate their own applications and
control their own data. Compared to the days when mainframes and
minicomputers dominated, the ability of the PC to give users local
control gave uses a profound sense of freedom..."