Pano Logic, the virtual desktop infrastructure vendor and creator of
the infamous tiny chrome zero-client device, has reportedly closed its
doors and shut down the business. I say "reportedly" only because there
has yet to be any official statement or announcement from the company
The news was originally broken on Oct. 30 by The Credit Union Times,
which stated it had received its information from Pano Logic's former
San Francisco-based PR firm, which said as a matter of fact: "The
company has gone out of business." This news was later confirmed when
InfoWorld spoke to a former Pano Logic employee who asked not to be
The fact that The Credit Union Times was able to get the news before
anyone else may be attributed to the fact that Pano Logic has had a fair
amount of sales success with credit unions. Pano Logic's website home
page is still splashed with news of the company's most recent deal with
the $3.1 billion Redstone Federal Credit Union in Huntsville, Ala., a
deal that would have had Pano Logic replacing 80 percent of the credit
union's PCs with Pano Logic systems over the next 18 months.
the silence from Pano Logic is deafening, many people are waking up to
the news and asking questions. The company's previously active social
media marketing efforts suddenly went radio silent on Oct. 22. Pano Logic's final tweet
was about how Redstone Federal Credit Union was going through a major
transformation using Pano Logic technology. This same news was also the
final word on its Facebook fan page. Then just like that, the company's
social engagement ended.
Read the entire InfoWorld Virtualization Report article.