AT&T Wages Holy War Against Data…


AT&T has openly admitted that their data coverage sucks (here) and all but admitted defeat in the telcom data wars. although they are the sole service provider of the iPhone – the world’s most pervasive handheld data device – AT&T has decided that for them to maintain the service quality (which already blows) they will need to implement new fees to encourage folks to limit their use of the iPhone. Wow, seriously, so they suck even more than I thought when I first railed against AT&T (here). Continue reading

Client-Side Virtualization Episode II: Standardization, Attack of the Clones and Desktops Reloaded

The matrix

Consolidation is the major benefit or “killer app” for server/data center virtualization. Standardization is the major benefit or “killer app” for client-side virtualization.

As I was pondering the challenges of current systems management processes, researching the latest and greatest from the client-side virtualization vendors, and talking to a lot of large organizations I was trying to find that one thing that explained the operational benefits of client-side virtualization. There are more than one, but it really does come down to standardization, allow me to explain… Continue reading