New Intel chips let managers turn on powered-off PCs for repairs, updates
Posted on: 06/19/2007 04:34 PM

The boys over at Intel are doing it again. This time, they are bringing LOM (Lights Out Management) or similar technology to the consumer end of the market.
''It's a lot of power to give over to someone -- people are storing a large portion of their lives in their computers,'' said Seth Schoen, a staff technologist with the Electronic Frontier Foundation. ''My main concern would be to make sure consumers knew who they were giving access to, and what kind of access they're giving.''

With the technology trickling down to the consumer, this is an improvement for support on the end user side. Read the article here.

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