I find this interesting that Google will partner up with VMware and try to run Windows Apps on there laptop. Making the Chromebook a must buy when Windows XP expires on April. I need to test this out and do a follow up on it – to see how the performance will work out.
Google and VMware today announced that they are working together to make it easier for Chromebook users in the enterprise to access Windows apps and the Windows desktop to their machines. Using VMware’s Horizon desktop as a service (DaaS), which uses VMware‘s HTML5 Blast protocol, it will now be easier for Chromebook users to connect to a traditional Windows experience.
Remote access to a Windows machine on Chrome OS is nothing new. Google itself, after all, offers its own Remote Desktop app for this and there are a number of third-party options that offer the same kind of service. For the most part, though, these solutions don’t offer the kind of security features that enterprises look for in a remote access tool. Today’s launch, the two companies argue, will bring an enterprise ready solutions to the growing number of businesses that have deployed Chrome OS devices.
Using VMware’s Horizon Chromebook-optimized DaaS…
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