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IBM To Offer Desktop Virtualization
Written by Daniel   
Tuesday, 01 September 2009 11:35
   Desktops will be virtualized via the products of either VMware or Citrix Systems to match a customer's current environment.

By Charles Babcock
InformationWeek
September 1, 2009 10:00 AM

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced a public desktop cloud through which it will deliver virtualized desktops to thousands of end users per customer site at a time. IBM will virtualize the desktops via the products of either VMware or Citrix Systems to match a customer's current environment.
Both VMware and Citrix (NSDQ: CTXS) produce virtual desktop infrastructure products; they supply end user access control to desktop provisioning servers and management consoles for thousands of concurrent users. With the help of partner Desktone, IBM is offering such services from its one-year-old Web services cloud. [Comments...]
 
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