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ALSO CALLED: UNIX Boxes, Computer Workstations
DEFINITION: 1) A workstation is a computer intended for individual use that is faster and more capable than a personal computer. It's intended for business or professional use (rather than home or recreational use). Workstations and applications designed for them are used by small engineering companies, architects, graphic designers, and any organization, department, or individual that requires a faster microprocessor,  … 
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Advanced 3D Graphics Goes Mobile
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WEBCAST: In this webinar, David Johnson of Forrester Research explains how the technology that organizations implement in their work environments – especially those surrounding virtualization - can have a profound effect on the ability of knowledge workers to maintain focus and do their jobs well.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Aug 13, 2014

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WORKSTATIONS DEFINITION (continued): …  a large amount of random access memory (RAM), and special features such as high-speed graphics adapters. Historically, the workstation developed technologically about the same time and for the same audience as the UNIX operating system, which is often used as the workstation operating system. Among the most successful makers of this kind of workstation are Sun Microsystems, Hewlett-Packard, DEC, and IBM. 2) In IBM and other corporations, the term "workstation" is sometimes used to mean "any individual personal computer location hooked up to a mainframe computer." In today's corporate environments, … 
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