The Virtualization Practice: OnLive Desktop: VDI Cannot Be DaaS Until Microsoft Says So

By Joe Jessen
Posted in Virtualization
On March 13, 2012

Joe Jessen, Gotham’s Director of Professional Services, also writes for The Virtualization Practice:

OnLive is on the verge of making a game-changing move in the VDI space. The game focused application delivery company announced their OnLive Desktop service at CES this year. OnLive Desktop claims to deliver a seamless Microsoft Windows desktop experience with cloud-accelerated web browsing and full Adobe Flash. The marketing talks of "instant-response multi-touch gestures", "complete and convenient viewing and editing of even the most complex documents" and "high-speed transfer from cloud storage or Web mail attachments."  Sounds like something a CFO would bite your hand off for.

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