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Hi I am looking for a cloud-based solution that offers Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP to be served in the cloud using VNC or a similar remote desktop. Does such an offering exist?

Is there a licensing solution from Microsoft?

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Your search terms for this should be something like "Virtualized Desktop Cloud Provider" or "Desktop as a service" (DaaS)

Here are a few:

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VMware View and VMware ACE

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Reread the question and my comment. –  atomical Jul 28 '10 at 16:19
    
I assumed you could search for providers offering those products as a service and you didn't ask for a Microsoft-only solution. –  keith stokes Jul 28 '10 at 19:14

Citrix is a common solution, but it runs on Windows Server, not Windows Client.

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I am looking for a service like EC2 or Rackspace Cloud. There are many providers that offer Windows Server. –  atomical Jul 28 '10 at 16:07

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