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"A new cloud platform is coming soon that caters specifically to hosting education applications."

The Journal
Dian Schaffhauser

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

PRESS RELEASE

"School IT admins can now deploy and manage all of their Windows apps from one place, without an expensive data center to manage and cumbersome VDI to operate."

Yahoo Finance
Press release

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015


"Mainframe2 is both the future of software distribution and personal computing in the post-mobile era I’m going to call ubiquitous computing."

Forbes
Robert Cringely

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014


"By offering a complete package of managed hardware, streaming technology, links to public and private storage, an app store and ecommerce capabilities, it is promising firms a low risk way to give their customers access to cloud hosted software without having to modify their core code."

Develop3D
Greg Corke

Thursday, December 4th, 2014


"Mainframe2 has raised $2.2 million for a software platform that opens the cloud to engineers, scientists and other people who need heavy-duty graphics applications that now have to run on PCs."

Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
Deborah Gage

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

PRESS RELEASE

"New funding will enable us to expand the service to accommodate thousands of businesses and educational institutions that reached out asking to move their Windows apps to the cloud.

MarketWired
Press release

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014


"...the future of running graphics applications in the browser has clearly arrived and Mainframe2 is well positioned to be a major player."

Graphics
Chris Dickman

Friday, November 14th, 2014

PRESS RELEASE

"Mainframe2 built the first self-service, global, production-ready platform that provides end-to-end support to customers on their journey to SaaS. There's nothing like it on the market."

Yahoo Finance
Press release

Thursday, November 13th, 2014


"As soon as we turned on the Photoshop demo, we knew we were onto something big. Hundreds of software vendors wanted to see their own Windows software on our platform... We were flying high."

AWS Startup Spotlight
AWS Activate

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014


"Mainframe2's elastic model is a win-win for end-users and ISVs. As the end-user, you no longer need to pay ten or fifteen thousands dollars to get started with Creo; you can now start with a $200 laptop."

upFront.eZine
Ralph Grabowski

Tuesday, July 1, 2014


"Software makers reap a few benefits from bringing their Windows apps to Mainframe2. First and foremost, they can turn their apps into service-based businesses with very little effort, but they also benefit from other Mainframe2 features, like real-time collaboration."

Venture Beat
Eric Blattberg

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014


"Beginning a multi-person session on Mainframe2 is as simple as copying and pasting a link to someone else, similar to how you’d share a file on Dropbox. Then the other person can click and immediately begin to control the app. It works with two or more people for any app on Mainframe2."

Venture Beat
Eric Blattberg

Monday, June 23th, 2014


"I get the biggest kick out of Mainframe 2. It presented in my session -- I was one of the morning judges. Mainframe 2 puts your desktop in the cloud and is one of the most aggressive users of Nvidia Grid, the platform Nvidia created to host desktops."

TechNewsWorld
Rob Enderle

Monday, March 31th, 2014


"Take that, Google! Self-driving cars, virtual reality headsets, smart devices and heaven knows what is all fine and dandy. But then something like Mainframe2 shows up and reminds you just what the internet is really capable of and where our focus should be."

Graphics
Chris Dickman

Thursday, March 27th, 2014


"Mainframe2 just came out of stealth in October, and it's one of the most impressive things I've seen in awhile... ...the craziest thing about Mainframe2 is how easy it is to setup."

BRIANMADDEN.COM
Brian Madden

Monday, December 9th, 2013


"In our tests, Autodesk Inventor trial was ridiculously easy to try out. The response is surprisingly smooth. Once you’re in the Mainframe 2 system, it’s as if you’ve gotten yourself into another, much better computer."

GRAPHIC SPEAK
Kathleen Maher

Tuesday, December 3th, 2013

PRESS RELEASE

"Mainframe2 demonstrated how easily any CAD software can now serve users from the cloud at AU Las Vegas -- the premier conference for the international community of architects, engineers, and designers."

Mainframe2
Press release

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013


"I've had the opportunity to test all of these technologies and many more yet to be announced. But the one that took my breath away was Mainframe2's Photoshop demo."

NVIDIA
Phil Eisler

Friday, November 15th, 2013


"This may be the future of computing in the post-PC era. Embedded in this page is a fully functional copy of Adobe Photoshop running in the cloud using the Mainframe2 interface to Amazon Web Services’ EC2 graphical cloud."

Cringely
Robert X. Cringely

Thursday, November 14th, 2013


"Mainframe2 envisions a future where you can use computationally demanding applications right in your web browser. That future is closer than you might think — in fact, it’s seconds away from happening."

Venture Beat
Eric Blattberg

Thursday, November 14th, 2013


"Mainframe2’s service lets developers stream apps to any device with a browser, so it’s broader than AppStream. As a beta service, it’s been used by “thousands” of customers, the company said. It will launch to general availability later this year."

CiteWorld
Nancy Gohring

Thursday, November 14th, 2013


"The new instance types, launched by AWS on EC2, enable Mainframe2 to scale its customers’ deployments to any size. The combination of AWS, NVIDIA, and Mainframe2 technologies enables any browser-compliant device to run high-end computing 2D and 3D design software in the cloud. "

TEC Blog
P.J. Jakovljevic

Thursday, November 14th, 2013


"Mainframe2 promises to run graphically intensive Windows software right in your web browser. To do that reliably, it’s getting a little help from Amazon. Mainframe2 has been working on AWS support for months and demoed the service at this week’s Amazon re:Invent conference."

Venture Beat
Eric Blattberg

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

PRESS RELEASE

"As a result, Mainframe2 will help accelerate mainstream adoption of cloud computing and at the same time enable a whole new range of users to unleash their creativity, design new products, and solve some of the world's most challenging problems.""

Market Wired
Wall Street Journal

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013


"Mainframe 2, a startup that aims to run thousands of heavy-duty non-web Windows and Linux applications on HTML 5-supporting browsers without plug-ins, now supports Amazon’s fancy new GPU instance. For 50 cents an hour in infrastructure costs you can run all this software."

GigaOM
Barb Darrow

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013


"Users can simply sign in to Mainframe2 from any HTML5 capable browser and have instant access to their apps. No plugins, such as Java or Flash, are required. Applications are streamed directly from the cloud as video stream (encoded using technology provided by by NVIDIA, Intel, and AMD)."

TechCrunch
Marko Mudrinic

Tuesday, October 22th, 2013


"Mainframe2 has announced a service that purports to run Photoshop from any HTML5-capable browser at least as fast, if not faster, than its desktop counterpart.In fact, you can apparently run any Windows application in a browser using this technology."

Graphics
Chris Dickman

Tuesday, October 22th, 2013


"The service uses Nvidia Grid as the central technology to provide a massive amount of performance on the cloud through your browser. The demo I received was Adobe Photoshop running in the cloud, and performance was equal to or better than it would be had I been running the application locally."

TechNewsWorld
Rob Enderle

Monday, October 21th, 2013


Mainframe2 claims to be able to scale power to the nth extreme by using as many CPU’s and GPU’s as your job requires. Think of it as engineering workspaces in the cloud. Mainframe2 supports nVIDIA’s virtual GPU standard so that graphical intensive programs will be the primary targets.

Webdesigner Depot
Jason McGovern

Thursday, October 17th, 2013


"To deliver software to users’ web browsers, Mainframe2 runs the apps in its data centers then converts each frame to H.264 video, using the latest encoding tech from Nvidia, Intel, and AMD. Its proprietary networking and HTML5 technologies ensure “high-performance” without the need for plugins."

Venture Beat
Eric Blattberg

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013


"Mainframe2 announced and demonstrated its unique ability to deliver any software to a Web browser at DEMO 2013. Dr. Nikola Bozinovic, founder and CEO of Mainframe2, showed how any device (e.g. Google Chromebook Pixel) running only a browser can now run high-end 2D and 3D design software from the cloud."

Bloomberg
Press release

Thursday, October 17th, 2013


"Mainframe2 is a form of remote computing but it isn’t VNC or RDP, it isn’t VMware or Citrix, it’s something totally new that can scale power like crazy (as many CPUs and GPUs as you like) which those others can’t. I wonder what people will end up doing with it? Because I’m sure this will tap a vein of creativity in the user community."

Cringely
Robert X. Cringely

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013