This week: The year IT started losing control, Microsoft’s Windows 8 and why BYOD isn’t a trend.
The holidays are rapidly approaching and, as we mentioned last week, people have taken to recapping noteworthy events of 2011 and making predictions for the year to come. In case you missed it earlier this week, Horst Droege, our Chief Product Architect, sat down for a brief video to explain the meaning behind the name ‘Matrix42’ – you can check it out here: http://blog.matrix42.com/content/meaning-behind-matrix42. And now, back to this week’s round-up…
Tablet sales to end users are on pace to total 63.6 million units this year, according to research firm Gartner, and will continue to experience growth through 2015, reaching an estimated 326.3 million units. When broken down by device, the iPad is accounting for 73.4 percent of market share in 2011, dominating the market. Android tablets follow behind with just 17.3 percent market share in 2011.
This week: Pumping the brakes on desktop virtualization, living in a post-PC world and why tablets matter for enterprise users.
Well, it’s the second day of the last month of 2011, and it seems that everyone is reflecting on what’s happened in the past year and looking ahead to 2012. And in case you were too busy preparing for Thanksgiving last week and missed out on the second installment of “Top 10 Virtualization Thought Leaders” from Virtual Patrick, you can check out parts 1 and 2 here:
Instead of worrying about getting your holiday shopping done, why don’t you take a few minutes to kick back on this Friday afternoon with one of your favorite European exports – beer, chocolate, whichever! – and take a look at some articles from this week that caught our attention.
Energy in any form is flexible, agile and most of all, dynamic. It’s no surprise, then, that a company in the energy industry must possess all of these traits to accommodate rapid change and growth, and why the selection of the right systems management software is critical for business success. It’s for this reason that IBC Solar AG, a photovoltaic company – meaning it generates electrical power by converting solar radiation into direct current electricity – and an established player in the German and international energy markets, chose Matrix42 to simplify its IT processes and dependencies.
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