G.ho.st Inc. (for Global Hosted perating SysTem) has developed a
virtual personal computer, freely available to anyone, from anywhere,
through any web browser.
G.ho.st’s “Virtual Computer” is complementary to the emerging
internet-café culture and to government programs trying to bridge the
digital divide as G.ho.st delivers a free personal computer to anyone
with Internet access-no software, disk or USB drive required.
G.ho.st’s technology, winner of prestigious international awards,
introduces a revolutionary approach to operating systems, based on
the Internet instead of a physical PC “box”, while maximizing data
With G.ho.st, dozens of people can use the same computer, and one
person can use dozens of computers, enjoying complete privacy and
The Virtual Computer is “live” at http://g.ho.st utilizing Amazon.com
servers. Thousands of early users are providing feedback before the
official launch, set for October 2008.
Beyond its unique technology, G.ho.st is also groundbreaking in
team composition-an Israeli-Palestinian partnership operating out
of Modi’in and Ramallah. G.ho.st employs 35 Palestinian engineers,
making it among the biggest high-tech employers in the Palestinian
Authority.The choice of establishing R&D in Ramallah and providing all
employees with company shares expresses a vision which combines
commercial goals with a perception of personal responsibility for the
development of the Palestinian economy and of Palestinian-Israel
G.ho.st is also establishing a not-for-profit fund to promote peace by
encouraging technology literacy in developing areas in Israel and the
Palestinian Authority. G.ho.st’s CEO, Dr. Zvi Schreiber, has donated
money and shares to the fund.