October 25, 2017
Oracle is employing a new autonomous database as part of its drive to the cloud. The technology relies on machine learning, but the actual effect is more evolutionary than revolutionary.
August 07, 2017
VMworld hasn't exactly been known for its major EUC news in recent years. For someone who remembers the days when the event's second-day keynotes were devoted to end-user computing (EUC), it's been ...
March 04, 2016
Vertiscale designed its new workspace-as-a-service offering for small and medium-sized healthcare practices; more IT channel news from the week.
February 26, 2016
Workspace as a service vendor nGenx expanded its MSP channel through a new partnership with the TeamLogic IT franchise; more IT channel news from the week.
DaaS Get Started
Bring yourself up to speed with our introductory content
Desktop as a service (DaaS) is a cloud computing offering in which a third party hosts the back end of a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployment. Continue Reading
Channel executives contend workspace as a service offers the ability to support BYOD environments and provides a less jarring shift to the cloud than desktop as a service. Continue Reading
The technology behind secure desktop virtualization is a good fit for healthcare on a pair of important levels: Physicians get more time, and IT gets more control. Continue Reading
Evaluate DaaS Vendors & Products
Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.
To truly evaluate whether DaaS can help their organizations, IT pros must account for the total cost of ownership and understand what management tasks providers do not do. Continue Reading
IT pros must know their goals and use cases, as well as the location of their users and data, when deciding between VDI and DaaS. Cost is also an important factor. Continue Reading
The cost of VDI may not be as daunting as some IT pros think, thanks in large part to new storage methods and hyper-converged infrastructure. Continue Reading
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
Even if IT pros turn to a DaaS provider to deliver virtual desktops to users and take some management tasks off their plates, there are still some jobs they have to do. Continue Reading
Data can get to users faster if it is closer to them. As a result IT must keep that distance in mind when setting up a VDI or DaaS deployment. Continue Reading
One expert believes 2017 will see VDI shops shift their attention toward graphics-intensive apps and a more widespread adoption of desktop as a service. Continue Reading
Problem Solve DaaS Issues
We’ve gathered up expert advice and tips from professionals like you so that the answers you need are always available.
VDI comes with challenges around graphics support, user personalization and more. Administrators should keep in mind these tips for deployment success. Continue Reading
User experience monitoring helps IT pros be more precise and accurate when they work to resolve users' day-to-day and long-term problems. Continue Reading
DaaS providers offer a great way to do DR, and they often have DRaaS built in. When you find a vendor you can trust, it often makes sense to host desktops with them, too. Continue Reading