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MacBooks for the Corporate users?

I think with the increasing adoption of Intel Architecture and X86 model, Apple is coming pretty close to allowing those lone-rangers to help MacBooks (Macs in general) penetrate into the Enterprise.

This post makes me so jealous. You can also see his regular Office software run in "coherence" with Parallels.

After using the my political juice at work, I weaseled a new MacBook Pro out of corporate IT to be a "trial user" for Parallels. I had a last gen Powerbook G4 and this is so much zippier. But the coolest part is Parallels. For those that don't know, Parallels is virtualization software that lets you run Windows at the same time as Mac OS X. There is a new version on their site that adds all kinds of nifty features, the coolest of which is Coherence mode. Coherence basically lets you run Windows apps on the Mac desktop.

And this is what I meant in the previous post about user happiness and creativity. It really doesn't matter if its a Mac or not, users ought to be able to choose their most personal environment (in close adherence by using a robust virtualization solution for your enterprise like VMware) where they can get as productive as nature intended...ahem.

I'm still very jealous of that screenie! ;-)

Read ahead what Chris has to say...


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