[Wolves] A revolution in corporate desktop PCs?

Kris Douglas webbox.uk at gmail.com
Fri Dec 12 22:06:56 UTC 2008

2008/12/12 Alex Willmer <alex at moreati.org.uk>:
> I'd like to hear your collective opinions on this.
> PC Pro have this month reviewed the Eee Top and Sony Vaio VGC-JS1E/S.
> They're an iMac-like PC-in-a-monitor. The sony has has a 2.5 GHz Core 2
> Duo, 3 GB RAM, 500 GB disk, DVD Writer and integrated 20" 1680x1050
> screen for £700.
> http://www.pcpro.co.uk/reviews/238218/sony-vaio-vgcjs1es.html
> (online review doesn't show the fold away foot at the back)
> I think the Sony could make a brilliant corporate PC. It's priced
> similarly to an HP Compaq dc7900 SFF PC (also reviewed), but the Sony
> includes a screen, more memory and a built in webcam.
> TFT monitors take a lot of shelf space to store, with the stand they
> typically don't stack well. The Sony could be stacked higher & cheaper
> than PCs + monitors. It would make a particularly good training PC. A
> complete suite of 30+ could fit on 1 trolley, and take half the
> time/sockets to deploy/cable.
> This form factor could redefine the corporate desktop market. What do
> you (particularly you Mr Turpin) think?
> Regards, Alex

In a corporate market, these would probably be considered to expensive
when compared with the laptops and presentation software available
now. I'm not sure if everyone will agree, but this isn't the sort of
thing I would expect to see in an office.

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