back to article By Odin, Parallels thinks cloud service providers should buy Odin

Parallels is changing its branding again – partly – this time to help customers better distinguish between its virtualization software and service provider businesses. The desktop virtualization and management side of the company will be keeping the Parallels brand. But the service provider side – which offers automation, …

  1. Captain DaFt

    Um...

    Wasn't Odin that dude that ripped out one of his eyes to see better?

  2. Morrie Wyatt
    Facepalm

    Samsung won't be happy.

    As ODIN is the name of the tool to flash new firmware to their mobile phones.

    Do these marketing wallys ever bother to see if the name they want to rebrand themselves with is already in common use elsewhere?

    1. Tom Samplonius

      Re: Samsung won't be happy.

      "As ODIN is the name of the tool to flash new firmware to their mobile phones."

      The 1990s called and want their firmware update technology back.

      "Do these marketing wallys ever bother to see if the name they want to rebrand themselves with is already in common use elsewhere?"

      Well, a firmware update tool is hardly setting the world on fire with its popularity.

      I think the number of non-Samsung sites offering phone Odin downloads is worse for the Odin, rather than it being a tool implementing an obsolete firmware update method.

  3. Ian Johnston Silver badge

    Odin is, or perhaps now was, also the port of wine to OS/2.

  4. W T Riker

    ODIN and Eyeborgs (2009)

    Wasn't ODIN (Optical Defense Intelligence Network) the all-seeing network that controlled millions of mobile, robotic surveillance cameras known as "Eyeborgs" that eventually turn on humanity.

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Aahh, SWsoft Plesk, then later Parallels Plesk Panel after the transaction, new name, even more bugs. All those late hours spent trying to fix the unfixable butchering of Linux thy name is Plesk, witnessing the crowds of similarly imposed crying, "why oh why do you do this to us SWsoft" online.

    Fun times.

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