Nah, in your dreams. It will NEVER be adious 4 PC. Here is the reason(s). Employers will not allow removal of any co. related info detriment to ops. So just because the guy behind the original PC won't be using one, it is because he is too busy to be tied down. The Co. OWNER will NOT allow one to take the Co. jules home at night. ALSO he can monitor all activities better if his employees are HARD wired. Not to mention the SECURITY factor. Just like you store info off site for security reasons, one would store info at the home base. Letting the tablet be an off site go-to. Not to mention the EXCUSE that "Oh...that is kept at the office" not being accepted anymore. I don't..get this...DON'T use a cell. For security reasons. Yeah, I have an emergency set up that IS wireless. But in general, I, at this juncture, don't allow myself to be accessed 24-7. I have set times people can contact me. You have no idea how "freeing" that is. Now back to the office. My home office will be MY HUB. That is where my tower is. My tower is in MY TOWER Repunzel. I can't, and once again, carry ALL I need with my work, should not carry with me. 12 or say 24 Hard Drives?...400+ software programs with extreem secuurity issues...just along for the ride? HUH?
Never happen on my watch!
I don't care what type of redundancy you have. All in one basket available for loss in an instant?
There are things and projects I would NEVER dream of taking along for the ride! NOT SECURE. Hey, they even shoot executive protection people.
I can see the pad as being the
"start key" or MIXER so to speak. Take the place of a SOLID kick A$$, secured, alarmed, muti NON NETWORKED tower home base is equal to your own Fort Knox!
You'd have to be an idiot to trust all your everything to a portable device and only have "off site" storage as your backup. Off site? Where's the security in that. I won't even get into the multi monitor issue for that can be addressed with simple docking of your portable.
Instead of relying on a terd party storage, you will STIL use your home PC as the new secure backup and use off site as your needed redundancy. Anything less than that and you just threw out the family jules. Sorry guys but 35 years of providing protection to exects and others demands clear overview of the big picture.
That guy the story is about is doing just what one would do in HIS shoes. He is NOT...not, thinking of the average millionare or IT responsible bloke!
I prefer to have a solid PC base with a few portables to carry off site duties. No matter how big you get, your PC will be bigger. Your portable, only a device. Anything more and you are setting yourself up for Corp-Fail 101A.
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