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Information Technology

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Ballmer on the Way Out

Whether inspired by pressure from the board, feeling the noise from sizable shareholders like ValueAct, or experiencing a loss of appetite for fighting market forces, not quite a month after going public with a major company reorganization, Steve Ballmer has announced that he'll be leaving Microsoft within the next year.

AccessToGo 2.0 RDP Client Optimized for Mobile Devices

Ericom Software has released Ericom AccessToGo 2.0, a remote desktop protocol (RDP) client that provides secure access Windows applications, desktops, virtual desktops (VDI), and Windows terminal servers from a mobile device.

$99 HDMI Thin Client Device Launching This Month

Devon IT is shipping a new $99 thin client this month that plugs into a display's HDMI port and provides cloud-based desktop functionality for Citrix, RDP, and VMware environments.

Colorado District Ramps Up Network Infrastucture Across 20 Sites

Colorado's Falcon School District 49 has beefed up its Internet and wide area network infrastructure ahead of the start of the 2013-2014 school year.

B&K Rolls Out Dual-Channel Arbitrary Waveform Generators

B&K Precision this month launched a new line of dual-channel arbitrary waveform generators capable of generating waveforms up to 50 MHz.

Canadian School District Upgrades WLAN Architecture To Support Mobile Devices

Durham Catholic District School Board in Ontario, Canada, has announced plans to upgrade its wireless local area network to a mixed solution that uses a combination of controller-based access points for high-density mobile support and controllerless APs for simplified implementation.

Devolutions Releases Remote Desktop Manager 9.0 Beta

Devolutions has released a beta version of Remote Desktop Manager 9.0, a remote desktop connection and credentials management tool.

One Microsoft: The Impact of the Reorg on Education

Microsoft isn't talking publicly yet about what the company's reorganization means for its education customers. Is no news good news?

Alabama School System UC To Streamline District Communications

In an effort to manage, simplify, and improve internal communications for teachers, parents, and students, Huntsville, Alabama's Madison County School System will implement an advanced communications networking technology platform.

PCs See Longest Sustained Decline in History

Year-over-year shipments of PCs fell off worldwide for the fifth consecutive quarter, the longest sustained decline in the history of personal computing. And the picture might have been even more bleak had it not been for the relative strength of the professional market.

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