With the demise of support for Windows XP, Google spied an opportunity for Chromebooks. Customers exposed to iOS and Android may now be more open to something besides just swapping in the latest Wintel laptop.
By hooking displays to a network, users can send video from their devices to any available screen.
Discussions of cloud computing often break down to complaints the term "doesn't mean anything," or to a bits-and-bytes acronym soup. But the fact is getting to flexible, variable, elastic IT is a big deal.
At Citrix Synergy 2009, Citrix made several additions to its Citrix Cloud Center (C3) offering. But there are serious questions whether C3 has the ecosystem to be competitive.
Two cloud ontology efforts have come to light that create a tremendous foundation for much-needed common understanding and taxonomy.
For the cloud to reach its full potential new application development and deployment technologies will be required.
There's nothing fundamentally different or special about Web Hosting. It's just a certain selection of network services and abstractions that hosting providers expose.