Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 12th Mar 2009 16:27 UTC, submitted by jmarka
Hardware, Embedded Systems "Software that for the first time lets users run native copies of the Windows operating systems on a mainframe will be introduced Friday by data center automation vendor Mantissa. The company's z/VOS software is a CMS application that runs on IBM's z/VM and creates a foundation for Intel-based operating systems. Users only need a desktop appliance running Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection client, which is the same technology used to attach to Windows running on Terminal Server or Citrix-based servers. Users will be able to connect to their virtual and fully functional Windows environments without any knowledge that the operating system and the applications are executing on the mainframe and not the desktop."
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Wasn't a big deal years ago with Linux
by Will REMY on Mon 16th Mar 2009 16:00 UTC
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Just have a look to this :

and this

Why Windows; which requires even more ressources than a light Linux system; will be more efficient or will have a cheaper TCO on a Mainframe than using many desktop PCs????
What's the point ?

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