hot desk


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hot desk

1. noun A desk or workstation that is shared between employees in an office. I've never worked at a hot desk in a company before; while it was strange not having my own desk at first, with everything done on laptops you barely notice it after a while!
2. verb To share a desk or workstation with other employees in an office. I've never hot desked in a company before; while it was strange not having my own desk at first, with everything done on laptops you barely notice it after a while!
See also: desk, hot
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Based on Sun's Solaris(TM) Operating Environment, the Sun Ray appliance and Hot Desk technology helps minimize downtime, a critical requirement for maintaining call centers continuously online.
The Sun Ray appliances will enable students the anywhere, anytime computing model throughout the campus, giving them the opportunity to Hot Desk from any available Sun Ray appliance.
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Sun Ray[TM] 1, Sun Ray(TM) 100 and Sun Ray(TM) 150 enterprise appliances, with their Sun Hot Desk technology, are simple, low-cost networked devices that have helped bring innovative technology and applications to classrooms around the world.
Multi-Vendor Smart Card Support -- Users can now use ISO 7816 compliant smart cards in a Sun Ray Hot Desk environment.
Through the use of the Sun Ray Hot Desk Architecture, EDA and software developers benefit from greater collaboration, performance and productivity and are not confined to their local desktops to work on various electronic design and software development projects.
YOUNG Enterprise North East is urging businesses on Teesside to get involved with young people to encourage the future entrepreneurs in the region, as it makes a plea for more business volunteers and a hot desk in the area.
The Hot Desk capability is unique to Sun Ray and ideally suited for environments where the users move about in a building, a campus, or in this case, the USS Coronado," said Gene Banman, vice president and general manager, Information Appliances, Sun Microsystems.
Effortless communication by emails made New Zealand a very pleasant hot desk location.
For the first time, Sun's new Hot Desk technology allows users' applications, including legacy mainframe and Windows NT applications, to be directed to wherever he goes within the workgroup and to be instantly accessed via smart card technology.
We currently have nine doctors but only three consulting rooms, so the GPs constantly have to hot desk.
The subject of the public contract is to remove the organic load of hot desk system monastery.
Unless she wanted to travel into Newcastle to rent a hot desk, or rent a permanent space closer to home, she was stuck.
In addition to the award and entrepreneurial support package, successful Fellows have access to hot desk accommodation at a science park or equivalent, business mentoring to access specialist commercial expertise and membership of the investor and entrepreneur network Connect Midlands.
Nasdaq: SUNW), today announced that its Sun Ray(TM) appliance's Hot Desk technology and the innovative model of computing it represents, has been selected to help illustrate the future of the office workplace in a major new exhibition at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.