icloud, the World’s First Online Computer, Launches New Desktop, Sharing and Super Search


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Extending the Life of Aging Computers With the Power of Cloud Computing

icloud, the Online Service That Gives You the Freedom of Your Friends, Files
and Digital Life on Any Computer

Six Months After Launch, icloud is Available Worldwide in 26 Languages and
Used in 170 Countries by Over 200,000 Users

LINKOPING, Sweden , Nov. 2, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — icloud today announces
the launch of its improved desktop with Super Search and a new innovative
start menu. Super Search integrates many of the internet’s most popular
services with simultaneous search of your private files in the cloud. It has
never before been more convenient to find what you are looking for. This
major release of icloud also introduces Universal Sharing. Decide what to
share, who you want to share with, and icloud will find the easiest way to
reach them.

Launch movie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQgdceh66EQ

icloud is more than a Hosted Virtual Desktop (HVD), it’s a real-time
communication and sharing platform enabling easy collaboration. Its key
differentiator to other Cloud Computing services is its Application
Virtualization technology enabling software delivery as SaaS, but execution
on the local computer. This preserves data center resources, reduce
bandwidth consumption and is the “greenest,” environmental friendly Cloud
Computing technology available on the planet.

Market research company Frost & Sullivan recognized the significance of
icloud’s Application Virtualization and awarded icloud the 2008 European
Product Innovation Award in Cloud Computing.

Daniel Arthursson, founder of icloud, says, “With icloud, everyone in the
world can afford to have their own computer, it’s free and always

* 3 GB storage to safely store and backup documents, photos and music
* 50 applications like Office, Mail, Music, Video, Instant Messaging
and Games
* Community (my.icloud.com) and email @icloud.com
* File sharing and WebDAV (mount as a network drive)
* Zero installation, runs within browsers

About icloud

Founded in 2001 by Daniel Arthursson, Xcerion provides the free icloud.com
service, the world’s leading “Cloud OS,” a groundbreaking technology with 22
pending patents. Developers have API and tools to build applications.

Xcerion is based in Sweden, privately held and funded by Northzone Ventures.
Investors include Lou Perazzoli, architect of Windows NT and former Manager
Microsoft Core OS and John Connors, former CFO Microsoft. Xcerion is a Red
Herring Global 100 winner.

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