Apple vs. Google vs. Linux vs. Microsoft: The Fight For the Desktop is On!
May 31, 2008, 04:00 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Enderle)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
"This week marks several important events:
- "Google announced their broad Web-as-a-platform developer
- "Microsoft showcased part of their Windows 7 user interface and
set the date for their PDC which indicates their new OS, Windows 7,
is approaching Beta.
- "In addition, I and a number of the folks I work with are
seeing what appears to be a rather massive move to the Mac
platform, which hasn't seen this kind of growth since the 80s.
- "Finally, Linux is beginning to get some actual traction,
showing up on a number of low cost 'Netbook' offerings and MID
(Mobile Internet Devices); it is starting to look like even this
platform may have some legs..."