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February 5, 2013
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CDW to offer enterprise Chromebook support

With BYOD, you don’t need external corporate IT support, but it sure doesn’t hurt. Now, CDW, a multi-billion dollar technology sales and support company, will be offering both Chromebook sales and management to their business customers. CDW to offer enterprise … Continue reading

February 4, 2013
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Microsoft needs to start worrying about Chromebooks

Here are four good reasons why Microsoft needs to worry about the rise of the Linux-powered, Chrome OS-enabled Chromebooks: Acer, HP, Lenovo, and Samsung. Some people think Chromebooks are going to “have just enough momentum to be a pain in … Continue reading

March 15, 2012
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Linux servers keep growing, Windows & Unix keep shrinking

In 2011, we saw, according to IDC’s latest Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, factory revenue in the worldwide server market grew for Linux while it shrank for Windows and Unix. What I find especially interesting about this is that IDC doesn’t … Continue reading