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Study Expects Only 45 Percent Desktop Usage

From META Group’s press release:

By 2006, only 45% of corporate users will count a traditional desktop as their primary information device, according to META Group, Inc. Another 40% will primarily use a notebook or tablet PC, with the final 15% focusing on thin-client or other information appliances (e.g., custom device, handheld). A key factor is the increasing percentage of users who will be equipped with multiple devices over and above the current combination of a PC and a personal information/communication device (e.g., handheld, cell phone).

“By 2007, the average user will interact regularly with at least four distinct computing devices