There are over 60 million small businesses containing fewer than 100 employees worldwide. The vast majority of them do not have an IT professional on staff, nor do they have a Managed Service Provider (MSP) to take care of their computing assets. Intel now offers a Business Client platform for these companies; it is called the Intel Small Business Advantage (Intel SBA.)
As I continue to explore different Ultrabook capabilities, in this blog I decided to look into a powerful threading and performance optimization tool for C/C++, .NET, and FORTRAN developers who need to understand an application's serial and parallel behavior to improve performance and scalability: Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE 2011.
In all my years in college I have used a laptop PC. Recently, I’ve been tempted to get a MacBook Air Pro because of its light-weight and stylish look. But, since starting at Intel, I’ve been able to explore and play with an Ultrabook and it has changed my mind completely. The reason is simple: Ivy Bridge Ultrabooks are just amazing! Ultrabooks will be even more amazing when you add the touch screen capability of Window 8 later this year.