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Chromebooks Gain Traction in the Enterprise
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User Rank: Apprentice
8/3/2015 | 8:20:24 AM
Re: What's the incompatibility?
The issue is no local software. Any application that the user runs has to be available on the server. You could use private cloud but would need a private cloud server version of an application like Citrix running a Virtual Desktop. Without it, the user has no way to access the application. Most Chromebooks are connected to public cloud apps, like Google Apps.
User Rank: Ninja
7/14/2015 | 5:08:52 PM
Re: What's the incompatibility?
good point. it sounds great, and then these incompatibilities crop up.

for instance, the security aspect is great, but it doesn't work with MSFT applications. Mayve that was the point -- the change the paradigm, but it doesn't seem to have worked.
User Rank: Ninja
7/13/2015 | 4:47:22 PM
What's the incompatibility?
> Chromebooks require that companies move to public cloud.

I'm a little surprised that Chromebooks dont work with private cloud. As I understand there is nothing in the architecture that forbids this. So what's the incompatibility here?

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