What is a Virtual Desktop, and Why Should You Care?

December 13th, 2010

(Originally published November 30, 2010 in Small Business Computing) What is a Virtual Desktop? A virtual desktop means that a user’s desktop environment (the icons, wallpaper, windows, folders, toolbars, widgets, etc.) is stored remotely on a server, rather than on … Continue reading

What is a Thin Client, and Why Should You Care?

September 1st, 2009

(Originally published in Small Business Computing, August 27, 2009) Technology insiders tend to throw around technical terms and business jargon, assuming people outside the industry understand what it all means. By its nature, technology vocabulary is often confusing and complicated, and insiders … Continue reading