IS/R takes the state of one computer, including operating system, programs, data -- even cursor position -- and "suspends" it all, then sends the whole works, wrapped in a virtual machine, across the network to another computer. The user can then resume his work as if he had brought his own computer.
January 4, 2005
Move your computer without moving hardware
Author: Rebecca Rohan
Researchers at the Intel R&D Pittsburgh near Carnegie-Mellon University have created a working prototype of Internet Suspend/Resume (IS/R), a way to move your computing environment without moving any hardware.