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desktop platform

The hardware and operating system used in desktop computers. The primary desktop platforms are x86-based computers running Windows or Mac. When used to contrast mobile devices, the term includes laptop computers. See platform, x86 and desktop PC.
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This cloud all-in-one desktop platform represents a new trend of low-cost computing devices that can drive adoption of the large-screen desktop experience, especially in education and emerging countries.
While Novell Linux Desktop is an excellent general-purpose desktop platform, Novell Linux Desktop beta testers have been successfully testing the software with their transaction workers, such as call center operators and service counter personnel.
Rackspace's hosted virtual desktop platform gives enterprises instant access to the infrastructure they need, whether it's a dedicated environment for virtual desktop infrastructure or for shared hosted desktops.
This is supported by industry experts who expect to see growth in the adoption of virtualization and the number of companies moving to Microsoft's new desktop platform.
The AMD Mainstream Desktop Platform leverages AMD software to help enhance the overall experience.
com), an integrated and personalized Internet desktop platform, announced two new features to enable users to quickly and easily store files on Desktop.
As a Linux advocate, I applaud applications like the Scalix messaging solution which offers independence in desktop platform choices as well as convenient access to email and calendaring from any web browser.
The Softricity Desktop platform changes Windows applications from products that must be installed locally into virtual network services that are centrally managed and deployed on-demand--without any recoding--to any desktop, server or laptop.