10 Coolest Virtualization Startups Of 2012 (So Far)


10. OnLive

CEO: Steve Perlman

Cloud service provider OnLive is best known for online gaming, but the company claims that businesses are lining up to replace their existing remote access technologies with OnLive Desktop, its hosted Windows desktop-as-a-service.

"We've been overwhelmed with requests from enterprise, SMB, organizations, government, schools -- all seeking to replace their current remoting technology with OnLive as quickly as possible. Literally, millions of seats," an OnLive spokesperson told CRN in April.

Meanwhile, OnLive changed its desktop-as-a-service delivery in April after Microsoft said it was violating its licensing terms.



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