'Microsoft-free' virtual desktop startup gets $4m funding
Jan 22, 2010, 10:34 (1 Talkback[s])
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"A start-up teaming up with IBM to build "Microsoft-free"
virtual desktops and deliver them through a cloud computing model
has secured $4 million in first-round venture financing.
"Virtual Bridges, founded in 2006, is part of IBM's attempt to
undercut Microsoft's Windows 7 with a set of cloud - and
Linux-based desktop packages.
"Virtual Bridges this week announced it received funding from
Austin Ventures, reportedly in the amount of $4 million. The money
will help expand sales, marketing and development."
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