Um, what OS was this guy looking at? I have an old iBook playing server at home running 10.1. I haven't logged in at the console in MONTHS. They can be remotely administered same as any Unix machine. Meanwhile, my spanky new XP box is almost as isolated as any previous Windows machine. At the same time, isn't it generally recognized that trying to fit into the plain beige box business world was what almost did kill Apple around ten years ago? Apple's more recent successes have hinged upon appealing to the end user experience, something that business analysts find to be a useless obstacle to cheap corporate IT (as if anybody has yet managed to make IT even remotely cheap).originally posted by some doofus analyst
Finally, according to Enderle, Apple has paid too little attention to system administration in the business environment. Management tools are inadequate, and remote administration is impossible. In the future, he said, PCs are likely to be centrally managed by service providers, but Apple has done nothing to prepare its products for such a development.
Microsoft do - that's part of the whole .NET "vision" - you won't buy applications, you'll use them on a rental basis and they'll run on remote application servers.Originally posted by Gelfin
And who says I want my PC to be centrally managed by a service provider?
They know provokation will lead to increased Website hits.Originally posted by madamimadam
This article is OLD... I posted it to the forums when it came out and have repeatedly posted to the Yahoo and NewsFactor discussions about the topic.
I don't know why NewsFactor keeps the article on their headlines for talkback... it has more than shown itself to be dead of creditability and the complaints on it are stockpiling