Rendezvous ‘challenges MS’
Apple’s Rendezvous technology could pose a little threat to Microsoft, states Business Week Online within this week’s Byte from the Apple column.
Reporting that Rendezvous adoption is growing fast, Business Week predicts appearance from the zero-configuration networking technology inside a future “prominent” 3D-rendering application. This, the report states, “will have a way to check on cpu usage on other Rendezvous-enabled systems round the office and send intensive tasks to the pc presently handling the lightest workload”.
The report suggests companies can help to save money by utilizing Rendezvous to lessen help-desk costs by reduction of time spent configuring networked devices. “It illustrates why companies should reconsider their PC choices within the next few years,Inch states Business Week.
Finally, Business Week shows that Apple should produce a Home windows-compatible application using Rendezvous to draw in Home windows users. “Surely Apple could break lower the obstacles to switching platforms”, in this manner, the report concludes.