Thin Clients: A New Dawn, or a Setting Sun?
Thin client computing has been around for decades, and Windows-based thin clients have been around since the mid-1990s. But now that companies are looking at desktop virtualization, thin client devices are making a comeback of sorts. In this independent expert presentation transcript, industry analysts Brian Madden and Gabe Knuth will explore the role of thin clients in 2010. Are they still needed in a world of $300 PCs and netbooks? How have they evolved now that customers are virtualizing real desktops for real workers who need multiple monitors, USB devices, and multimedia? And what about using thin clients for the cloud?