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  • Desktop virtualisation heading to mainstream

    A third of enterprises are looking to move to desktop virtualisation according to research from desktop services specialist Centrix. More than three-quarters of the respondents said that cost reduction was the prime driver for the move to the technology. According to Lewis Gee, vice president sales and marketing at Centrix said that emphasis on cost reduction was surprising. "I think a couple of years ago, customers were looking to improve the desktop experience, but perhaps as a result of the economic situation, companies have been looking to cut costs."

  • Microsoft CFO shares five-point strategy for growth

    The world is thought to have gone through the worst of the economic meltdown, but companies can expect the next five to 10 years to be vastly different from the past decade. This is the message from Microsoft chief financial officer Chris Liddell in his keynote speech at this year’s Tech Ed in Auckland.