[sf-lug] IBM selling Linux computers

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Tue Dec 9 19:58:47 PST 2008

Quoting Jesse Zbikowski (embeddedlinuxguy at gmail.com):

> Rick, I fear you may be laboring under a misapprehension about this
> product. By my reading, VERDE is selling proprietary virtual desktop
> software that you deploy on your own server.  Neither IBM, VERDE, nor
> Canonical is offering to host anything.

Very enlightening.  Thank you.  

Sun Microsystems has lately been advocating a similar sort of
remote-imaging technology, which I believe they acquired when they
bought up Tarantella.

(I'll have to read your post more closely when I have more time.)

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