IBM To Offer Virtual Desktops

A new subscription service, being released by IBM, will make desktop virtualization more available to large companies. Virtual desktop technology has been slow to catch on, but many are saying it has more potential than it initially seemed.

The technology enables companies to use virtual machines on a central server to host the applications and desktop operating systems of their employees. The apps and desktops can then be accessed from a desktop or thin client PC, using a web browser.

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