Totally agree with this. ION systems can play 1080p content no sweat. They also are very low power, so the system is quiet.
Also, why in the world would you run XBMC under Windows?????? XBMC in Linux supports VDPAU, which is how low end stuff like the ION can play 1080p flawlessly.
Or DMS. Commercial packages include Docs Open, and Soft Solutions.
Open Source DMS = http://mydms.sourceforge.net/
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Have someone set up a small PC in their cube that runs an IRC server on Linux or BSD of some flavor.
over half of my team telecommutes, and we have used IRC as an effective communication tool for a very long time.