Friday, November 15, 2013

Amazon Web Services Gets Personal and Pretty -

Kindling new enterprise desktop competition? Since Citrix was a platinum sponsor of the AWS re:Invent event this week, I'm guessing either Amazon's new virtual desktop service is based on Citrix technology or Citrix had a very bad week; check this page for more Amazon WorkSpaces details
"All the major makers of personal computers and, yes, laptops, could also be affected if someone makes an Android-based desktop terminal that could be sold as a cheap way to equip call centers or offices.
“No hardware, no software, no long-term commitments,” said Andy Jassy, the head of A.W.S. “You can access this at half the price of a typical infrastructure desktop solution.”"
Amazon Web Services Gets Personal and Pretty -

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