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VMware and Google offer enterprise Windows XP upgrade lifeline

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"VMware has teamed up with search giant Google to provide enterprise users with access to legacy Windows applications and desktops using Chromebooks.

The setup will rely on the virtualisation firm's Desktop as a Service (DaaS) platform, and will give users access to Windows apps via a web-based catalogue on the Chromebook.

In a statement, announcing the technology tie-up, Google claimed the setup should provide enterprises with a lower cost and more secure way of accessing legacy Windows applications.

Amit Singh, president of Google Enterprise, said that Google Chromebooks can save businesses ‘about $5,000 per computer’ when compared to traditional PCs.”

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NCC Weekly News Update 17 February 2014



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