Vol 124 Issue 1 2008-06-02 Article 19975 from section "Software"

Sun BluePrint Examines the Technology as a Managed Desktop Factory

The Sun BluePrints Online paper by Michael Rosenthal and Stefan
Schmitz-Homberg examines the new Sun architecture for providing
software as a service. Sun Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
Software delivers applications and full desktop environments to
clients using a server-based computing model. The brains of the
solution reside in the datacenter; Web browsers running on Sun Ray
ultra-thin clients, on PCs or on mobile devices give users access to
those services and applications running in the datacenter.

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