Latest Devon IT Inc. Stories

2008-10-28 15:00:17

Devon IT, Inc., a leading alternative desktop computing company, today announced it will showcase its newly launched TC2 thin client, the industry's smallest desktop access device, and its SafeBook(TM) LVO mobile thin client laptop in IBM booth #1101 at the EDUCAUSE 2008 Annual Conference. The event will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, from October 28-31. EDUCAUSE, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the...

2008-09-16 09:00:26

Devon IT, Inc., a leader in alternative desktop computing, and its integration arm, CentriServ, today announced the availability of their Enterprise Consolidation Assessment (eCon) program for VMware virtualized environments. eCon assessments look at both the server and desktop sides of a computing environment. They are designed specifically for large enterprises interested in the ROI and TCO benefits of server consolidation via blade servers, the VMware platform, and client consolidation....

2008-09-15 12:00:16

Devon IT, Inc., an alternative desktop solution company and the fastest growing provider of thin client terminals, announced certification for VMware Virtual Desktop Manager (VDM), VMware's next-generation connection broker, on Devon's Microsoft(R) Windows(R) XP Embedded SafeBool(R)LVO and 8050C. These thin clients are available today. VMware's VDM and allows customers deploying VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) to deliver an enhanced user experience. "As more of our customers...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'