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Why Symantec Bought Appstream (not)

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Of course we all know the real reason why Symantec is acquiring AppStream — a move announced yesterday at its user conference in Las Vegas. Virtualization is hot and Symantec is big in systems management. AppStream helps round out its offerings for packaging and streaming virtualized software. It’s as simple as that.

Just for a moment, though, let’s imagine Symantec is following a much broader vision — one that positions it to wrest control of the on-demand desktop from right under Microsoft’s nose. I know this is the stuff of fantasy — it could only happen if Symantec were serious about SaaS. Sadly, Symantec’s track record on this score is lamentable.

To learn more and to read the entire article please refer to the rest of the article at its source: Why Symantec bought Appstream (not) | Software as Services | ZDNet.com

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