Centerbeam, Microsoft Buy Back PCs

Windows 2000 has not been officially released, but a Bay-area outsourcing company has already launched a business based on it. Centerbeam, a start-up with a management team composed of Novell and USWeb/CKS veterans, earned a lot of media attention with a promise to buy back any business’s PCs for US$500 each and to donate them to charity. But IT managers might be more interested in Centerbeam’s bet on the reliability and management features of Windows 2000.

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