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Purdue University plans for the post-PC era

ComputerWorld: "When Gerry McCartney, CIO at Purdue University, looks around his West Lafayette, Ind., campus, he doesn't see a future for the desktop PC.

He sees a multitude of mobile devices and a university wireless network that is used by 30,000 people per month.

Simply put, mobility rules.

McCartney doesn't know what devices will dominate his campus in the years ahead -- perhaps tablet computers, netbooks or some unknown device incubating in a lab somewhere. But there is one thing he does know about the future: It's time to get rid of desktop PCs."

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