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Now you can buy a fake PC for your fake cloud

November 10, 2010 No Comments

The creativity of the technology industry in reinventing end-of-line products by tossing them into fast-rolling bandwagons apparently knows no bounds. Today we learn that the latest addition to the catalog of cloudwashing infamy is the cloud PC, the clunker formerly known as the ‘thin client’.

Terminal manufacturer Wyse’s fake sorry cloud PC strikes me as the perfect complement to the certified private cloud stacks unveiled yesterday by on-premise software-maker Microsoft and six of its favorite server manufacturers. Less topical though equally cringeworthy is Oracle’s cloud-in-a-box concept trumpeted by Larry Ellison at this year’s OpenWorld.

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