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Aug 18, 2005, 20:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

"While most companies are out targeting the enterprise user with Linux, one Houston, TX company is turning the model on its ear and will be using Linux to deliver technology to the general population.

"The company's name is SimDesk, and they are leading a progressive charge to deliver portable IT services to any one who can access a public computer and let users work with their own files and use free productivity tools no matter what machine the individual is using.

"According to SimDesk President and CEO Louis Waters, the SimDesk model is to treat IT services just like any other utility. If you turn the water faucet, you will get your water in a transparent manner that many users don't even consider (unless there's a problem). SimDesk users, Waters explained, will have a similar experience with their IT use..."

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