Desktop as a service provider Shellfish offers a new component for virtual cloud computing. It brings Linux distributions and Windows 10 to every computer, mobile device, and some game consoles through any web browser.
The US-based startup went online in the first quarter of last year. Since then, CEO and founder Alex Lee has received positive responses from businesses, casual users, and Linux developers. The cloud computing alternative to Chromebooks and aging computers is also becoming an attractive proposition for schools, Lee said.
Shells are virtual desktop cloud computers that can be accessed from any web-enabled device. The Shells platform turns inactive screens into full-fledged computers that can run all the applications necessary to work, study, code, and create at home or on the go.
Lee’s approach to cloud computing offers four tiers (Lite, Basic, Plus, and Pro) for casual users and professionals. Preinstalled virtual …