Cloud Computing: How Client Devices Affect the User Experience

Date Added: Oct 2010
Format: PDF

The consumerizaton of IT, along with the growth of cloud computng, is driving Intel IT to support a compute continuum that - in additon to mobile business PCs - will include a broad spectrum of client devices in a variety of form factors. Empoyees will increasngly be able to access applications and services using devices such as entry-level desktops. Over time, the authors expect that IT applicatons and services within the cloud will need to become client-aware, providing a user experience that is tailored to the capabilities and limitations of each client device. To do this, the use of cloud resources and client capabilities will be balanced and optimized.