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On Thu Jan 27 2011 14:03:35 GMT-0800 (PST)  Jaime R. Garza wrote:

Are you talking about a public free cloud? Nobody needs to offer that, as I
say, any desktop can work as it's own server, so anyone can install it
locally, having a little cloud installed in their own desktop. And if, a
company wants to offer it on a server for many people, it will work too.

Do you understand what I mean? Any vendor could provide a SaaS solution too.
Look at Zimbra (PIM), for example, they have a full functional web

Enterprises are looking to reduce TCO with public or private clouds, so that
they don't have to manage and administer clients.


What is wrong with options that already work? There are online sources that offer OSS that you can connect to, as an example . They have a full setup that looks like a Linux desktop. Apps include OOo, ThunderBird and FireFox just to name a few. This would also reduce the TCO for a business as they do not have to maintain the servers that the programs run on. Why do people try to keep reinventing the wheel? It has been done and works, make improvements but not redo all the work.

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