Up until now, every form of desktop virtualization
required some form of processing capability on the client. But this week at the Google I/O 2012 conference, Pano Logic took desktop virtualization completely to the cloud in the form of a Pano System for Cloud offering that makes the Google Chrome browser available to an end user via the Web.
Rather than replacing other forms for desktop virtualization, Mike Fodor, vice president of customer success for Pano Logic, says Pano Logic sees this approach appealing to organizations that have decided to run their business primarily around software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications. In those instances, said Fodor, there really is no processing capability required on the client.
Priced as little as $5 per user based on one $999 perpetual server license supporting 200 users, Fodor says Pano System for the Cloud reduces infrastructure costs while eliminating all the management and security headaches associated with managing client systems.