For libraries with computers that are nearing the tail end of their life cycles, the prospect of buying a new set of desktops can be a tough decision on a tight budget. Userful Corp, a software and virtualization company, helps public libraries outfit themselves with new hardware and software for public computers while saving 60% to 70% on PC costs. Userful's solution to the problems of the cost, maintenance, and security of public computers is to virtualize the desktops.
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