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IBM and Partners Unveil Linux-Based Virtual Desktop

IBM, Virtual Bridges and Canonical have announced availability of a Linux-desktop solution designed to drive savings by amplifying Lotus collaboration software and Ubuntu to a larger user base through virtualization. The solution runs open standards-based email, word processing, spreadsheets, unified communication, social networking and other software to any laptop, browser, or mobile device from a virtual desktop login on a Linux-based server configuration. The Open Collaboration Client Solution provides email, calendaring, word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, unified communication, social networking based on IBM Lotus Notes 8 and IBM Lotus Symphony. The software is built on open standards, based on the open-source Eclipse Rich Client Platform and supports Open Document Format (ODF).

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