internetnews.com: Steps Forward For Server-Based Apps
May 14, 2004, 16:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Wagner)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"IBM's announcement that it would offer desktop applications
server side isn't a new concept.
"Sun Microsystems has offered a similar product for three years.
Both are trying to chip away at the dominance Microsoft and its
desktop Office suite enjoys in the workplace.
"But analysts say enterprise infrastructure has evolved to a
point that enables more sophisticated applications to be served up,
on demand, with information shared from client to client..."