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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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New ways of working - Microsoft’s ‘mobility’ office
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: There is a common expectation among forward-looking companies that through the use of information technology new ways of working can be created that will enhance workplace conditions with such an effect as to improve employee satisfaction levels, increase productivity and ultimately impact positively upon company performance.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 14 Jun 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Activity based working: The Hybrid Organisation: Buildings
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: The way we work is now open to wide-ranging review. The concept of the office as the ‘dumb’ container for work, housing the corporation and its infrastructure assets, will be challenged by a number of factors explored in this paper. Work, in the future, will only be a verb. It is becoming a process, not a place.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 15 Jun 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

A workspace solution offering continuous access to better patient care
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides a comprehensive architectural overview of a workspace service availability solution designed to ensure access to point-of-care workspaces, even in the event of either planned or unplanned IT outages.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

VCE

Dell Precision Performance Optimizer (DPPO)
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the importance of utilizing easy-to-use tools that monitor system resources, track workload characteristics and help identify problem areas and configure as necessary.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Dell, Inc.

Dell Precision™ Workstations
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the Dell Precision, a workstation designed to meet the most mission-critical and demanding end-user needs.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 11 Mar 2014

TOPICS:  Workstations
Dell, Inc.

Accelerate Windows 7 Migration with User Virtualization
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: The Microsoft workstyle is changing. The old desktop computer is being replaced by the digital generation and fast-paced, tech-savvy devices. Access this resource to learn about the new Microsoft workstyle, which promotes anywhere connection, intelligent infrastructure, cloud management and multiple Windows-based devices.
Posted: 03 Oct 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

AppSense

The Art of Teleworking
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper analyzes the teleworker's primary challenges and offers ideas for overcoming them. It highlights the advances of technology that make teleworking truly successful and of greater benefit to both teleworkers and their organizations.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

Polycom, Inc.

Using mHealth to Work Smarter
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: The adoption of mobile technology in the field of health is increasing as a means of accessing and delivering health information and services to enable better, more efficient healthcare. Read on to learn more about mobile health (mHealth) technologies and how they can help your business be more efficient, productive, and successful.
Posted: 15 Jun 2012 | Published: 15 Jun 2012

Intel

Virtual workspaces liberate caregivers from slow terminals reclaiming 6,250 hours a year for patient care
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Holyoke Medical Center needed to transition from handwritten records to a digital workflow. With a mix of aging desktops and newer endpoints, Holyoke wanted to deliver faster system access to medical staff while increasing security and mobility. Learn how Holyoke transitioned to virtual workstations for improved workflow.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

Dell, Inc.

User Workspace Management and Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: The User Workspace Management market is generating increasing attention from IT professionals and analysts. This White Paper provides a brief description of User Workspace Management and its critical importance to desktop virtualization deployments.
Posted: 18 Sep 2009 | Published: 18 Sep 2009

RES Software

Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series: An Intelligent Approach to IT Challenges
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Company and Intel
WHITE PAPER: As data centers reach the upper limits of their power and cooling capacity, efficiency has become the focus of extending the life of existing data centers and designing new ones. As part of these efforts, IT needs to refresh existing infrastructure with servers that deliver more performance and scalability, more efficiently. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 08 Jul 2009 | Published: 08 Jul 2009

Hewlett Packard Company and Intel

Virtualization in Education
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how virtualization technology can help connect educators and students to applications and information from almost any device.
Posted: 12 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

IBM Line of Business

Monitoring Windows Workstations - Seven Most Important Events
sponsored by Prism Microsystems Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Monitoring event logs from workstations provides two important benefits a) Save money by adopting a proactive approach to supporting end users (enhanced productivity), and b) Enhance overall security of your organization.
Posted: 30 May 2008 | Published: 23 Apr 2007

Prism Microsystems Inc.

Intelligence at the Physical Layer: Smart Cabling - Better Security
sponsored by Siemon Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details new intelligent infrastructure management system choices for secure data centers and network infrastructures.
Posted: 20 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Siemon Company
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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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