The Pike County, Ky., schools have solved an internet access parity problem with a desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) solution from IBM and Desktone, ZDNet reports. As part of a five-year agreement, IBM will provide the county's classrooms with service that gives older PCs the same internet ability as newer models. Not unlike many companies, the county's 25 schools purchased and replaced computer equipment on a staggered basis, meaning some classrooms had computers that were over six years old, while other classrooms had brand-new models. This created an inequality among students that school officials felt was unacceptable. So under the agreement with IBM,

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