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  • Citrix, Cisco Partner for Desktop Virtualization Kit

    Citrix Systems has gone into business with Cisco to deliver a packaged setup that promises to help organizations deploy virtualized computing environments more easily. The solution, which combines Cisco's Unified Computing System with Citrix XenDesktop, will, the companies claimed, reduce the cost per desktop by 20 percent by lowering data center infrastructure expense through high user density per server and tight integration of hardware and software.

  • Online Educational Game Service Offers Classroom Licenses

    Online educational games provider PBS Kids Play has introduced a classroom license for its subscription-based service.

  • Smart Phone Adoption Growing Faster Than Expected

    In the wake of a recent downgrade to its worldwide PC forecast, market research firm International Data Corp. (IDC) this week significantly upgraded its forecast for converged mobile devices, also known as smart phones. The company also forecast dramatically increased market share for Android and Windows Mobile at the expense of both Symbian and Apple's iOS.

  • Forecasts Suggest Slower PC Growth Ahead

    In the latest indicator that the slowing economy is putting a dent in PC growth, market researcher IDC has lowered its sales forecast for the year, despite a robust first half.