With Eiger, the network is the computer. Eiger transforms desktops into terminals that run applications from servers such as Citrix's MetaFrame. Microsoft is positing Eiger as a migration path to the full-fledged version of Windows XP and as a stopping point on the way to its upcoming Longhorn operating system.More details at BetaNews
Microsoft prepares Eiger Windows XP for older PCs
Posted on Friday, May 13 2005 @ 0:14 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft said it is developing a version of Windows XP for PCs with older hardware codenamed "Eiger".