Intel's high-speed port has been costly and immature, Dell argues, but that's changing. Expect Thunderbolt to arrive as Dell angles for growth in a market that's evaded PC sales declines.
Intel's high-speed connector is well suited to workstations' high-end computing jobs, and Hewlett-Packard has brought it to several models.
Dell announced updates to its Optiplex line of business desktops and Precision workstation family.
Nex-sys extends its line of thinly disguised gaming gear.
Apple Remote Desktop can't wake sleeping workstations
Dell had two mobile workstations, plus a 17-inch workstation concept, on display at Siggraph 2008.
We got an up-close look at the HP EliteBook 8730w and Lenovo ThinkPad W700 mobile workstations at the Siggraph conference in Los Angeles.
Novell just announced a case study with Staybridge Suites, the extended-stay brand of the InterContinental Hotels Group. Novell is providing a thin client Linux desktop solution to the hotel chain's 104 locations, perhaps kicking off a trend?
The Intel-powered machine, announced at CES, can pivot for easier touch control and optionally includes Thunderbolt 2 ports.