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Re: [News] [Rival] Microsoft is Paying the Pay-to-Say Forrester 'Research' to Help Promote Vista 7

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____/ 7 on Sunday 20 Sep 2009 09:54 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Business Mobility Could Cause Future Problems, Says Forrester
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>> | A Microsoft-commissioned study by Forrester shows that worker
>> | mobility and office decentralization will become key issues for
>> | the enterprise and SMBs (small- to medium-sized businesses) in
>> | coming years, possibly creating substantial challenges for IT
>> | administrators. Microsoft is using the report as the basis for a
>> | promotional push for Windows 7, its upcoming operating system due
>> | for general release on Oct. 22.
>> `----
>> http://www.eweek.com/c/a/IT-Infrastructure/Business-Mobility-Could-Cause-Future-Problems-Says-Forrester-881472/
> Oh that is so funny - rsync, ssh, sshfs, ssh -X, ssh -C -X are about the
> only things needed to get decentralised worker mobility going using the real
> internet, mobile devices and remote networking. Everything just works.
> I bet most windummy IT admins don't even know what all this is supposed
> to do and how it contains the decentralization issues
> with such smart methods and tools.

Many organisations won't use rsync, ssh, and sshfs because they only use 'products'
and 'solutions' with names that comprise several Capitalised Words. They 'learned'
from marketing.

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