TITLE

MICROSOFT PLAYS CATCH-UP TO SUB-$70 LINUX VIRTUAL DESKTOP

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
UNIX Update;Mar2010, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the implementation of the Userful virtual desktops of Userful Corporation in 30,000 schools worldwide. It is believed that Userful Corporation's multiseat Linux desktops are being used by more K-12 school district because of the savings it can provide for the hardware, maintenance, space and electricity. A discussion comparing Userful Corporation's virtual desktops with Microsoft Windows Multipoint Server 2010 is also presented.
ACCESSION #
48366827

 

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