Monday, December 19, 2011

VDI Isn't Just for Desktops

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is usually seen just as a way to help enterprises deliver desktops more efficiently. As it turns out, VDI can deliver more than just business desktops, the technology can also be leveraged to deliver business services.

Case in point is the ATM vendor Diebold, which is now piloting an effort that will see bank machines delivered as virtual ATMs enabled by a Cisco backend......READ MORE

Report: Spectrum fragmentation will result in costlier LTE smartphones

The plethora of spectrum bands used for LTE (Long-Term Evolution) will result in more expensive devices, and also make the ability to roam globally using the technology less likely, according to industry organisation GSM Association's research arm Wireless Intelligence.

Wireless Intelligence predicts there will be 38 different spectrum frequency combinations used in LTE deployments by 2015, thanks to ongoing spectrum auctions, license renewals and.....READ MORE

Ethernet Switching and Routing Markets Still Growing

According to IDC, the global Ethernet switch market had revenues of $5.9 billion for the third quarter of 2011. That translates into a 6.1 percent year-over-year growth rate and 10.9 percent sequentially. Infonetics Research has a different figure for the third quarter, pegging Ethernet switch sales at $5.0 billion.

10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) is helping to pave.....READ MORE