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Workspaces promise to make users' lives easier by bringing all of their corporate resources into one place. For IT, new workspace management tools from large vendors aim to ease the administrative burden as well -- allowing management of physical and virtual desktops, mobile devices and even cloud-based resources from one console. The cover story in the inaugural edition of Access magazine explores the hype versus reality around workspace management and delivery.
Also in this issue, expert columnists tackle the changing role of desktop administrators and the future of mobile strategies. The Device Spotlight shines on Samsung and Google's Chromebook Pro, which is a premium laptop, but is it worth the price? Finally, read about how one IT department used desktop virtualization to overcome a challenge with Windows apps and how IT pros define end-user computing.Continue Reading
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Samsung's new 2-in-1 is comparable to Microsoft's hybrid offering, but it has a faster processor, better keyboard and more storage than the Surface Pro 4. Continue Reading
In a recent survey of video conference trends, organizations are taking advantage of cloud services, while also deploying video into small meeting rooms and across desktops. Continue Reading
Samsung and Google bring the power of Android apps to a premium laptop, but business users familiar with Windows might not like the Chrome OS. Continue Reading
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When I saw my Surface Pro 3 got firmware updates a month ahead of general release I was puzzled. Then I remembered that PC is on the "Release Preview" update cycle. Continue Reading
Starting from Windows 7 and minimum memory and storage, my two ThinkPads going strong 5 years later, including storage, memory, and USB 3.0 upgrades. Continue Reading
Laptops and phones are critically important in the era of BYOD, but safety can only be achieved with secure mobile device management. Continue Reading
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When it comes to encryption, the HIPAA implementation specifications are complicated. Expert Joseph Granneman explains whether it's required or addressable. Continue Reading
Win10 USB 3.0 Boot (or Not) means some devices may not boot older PCs and laptops, especially those old enough to lack built-in USB 3.0 support. Continue Reading
Users often compete for bandwidth supremacy when running real-time UC apps in a Wi-Fi environment. Networking expert Carrie Higbie explains how to design a network to support needy real-time apps. Continue Reading