Sun Microsystems plans to sell 'virtual' Windows PCs

Sun Microsystems Inc plans to introduce software and hardware to create "virtual" Windows and Linux personal computers that can be accessed via desktop machines, laptops and cell phones, a company executive said on Friday."We are going to announce (it) soon," said Steve Wilson, a Sun vice president involved in the project.Companies will host the PCs […]

Sun Microsystems Inc plans to introduce software and hardware to create "virtual" Windows and Linux personal computers that can be accessed via desktop machines, laptops and cell phones, a company executive said on Friday.

"We are going to announce (it) soon," said Steve Wilson, a Sun vice president involved in the project.

Companies will host the PCs on server computers at data centers using software that Sun has developed. They can be accessed via a $200 desktop hardware package from Sun, which includes a monitor, he said.

"It gives you instant access anywhere," he said.

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