CONSIDERING A VIRTUAL DESKTOP SOLUTION?
The world of desktop virtualization has evolved with multiple technologies at the forefront – VDI/RDS and the latest being Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) making a crowded marketplace.
How do you know which virtualization solution is right for your IT organization?
DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION IS EVOLVING FAST
As businesses accelerate digital transformation, migrate operations to the cloud and manage dynamics workforces, the demand for virtual desktop and operations solutions such as RDS, VDI and DaaS virtual operations for teams has exploded.
Of mid size organizations already utilizing some form of Desktop Virtualization
The Desktop Virtualization Market is expected to grow 200%+ from 2017 to 2022 According to MarketResearch.com
The DaaS Market specifically is expected to grow 95.4% in 2021 according to Gartner Research
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TRADITIONAL VDI/RDS AND DaaS
To make the right strategic decision for your virtual desktop (VD) needs you’ll need to understand the basics of VDI/RDS vs. DaaS and how DaaS offers a better option.
Compared to VDI/RDS – DaaS is easy to scale, flexible and generally deploys faster than other desktop virtualization options.
What you should look for in a DaaS Solution Provider:
- Significant experience and expertise in setting up and managing the virtual cloud environment
- Data center locations in your preferred geographies
- Dedicated hosting options to help you achieve your required level of performance and provide the isolation to comply with strict data privacy or other regulations
- Flexibility and scalability for change
ORGANIZATION CHOOSE DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION FOR A VARIETY OF BENEFITS
Reducing the management efforts and costs of delivering a secure and easy to access remote access infrastructure anywhere on any device has driven a majority of modern organizations to explore desktop virtualization as the future of IT infrastructure.
DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION HAS BECOME MAINSTREAM
Desktop virtualization initially was used by specific verticals for specific purposes, but the rapid evolution of dynamic workforces and agile business demands has made desktop virtualization a common practice across all verticals.
WORKFORCE TRANSFORMATION IS ACCELERATING THE DEMAND FOR DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION
Even before COVID-19 many organizations were recognizing the need to adapt and adopt policies that enabled a for more agile workforces and organizations.
DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION IS BEING USED TO DELIVER ALL KINDS OF APPS
Advances in desktop and infrastructure virtualization has allowed organizations to use VDI and DaaS to deliver increasingly sophisticated and resource intensive apps to a wider range of users.
Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) is the next generation
Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) has changed the game in the Desktop as a Service (DaaS) market.
Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) gives you the best Windows 10 multi-session virtual desktop experience, allowing you to spin up and scale out Windows desktops in Azure cloud across more global regions than any other cloud provider—offering the scale and data residency options you need to bring your apps closer to your users around the world.
Flex1™ = Managed (DaaS + M365) + MANAGED SERVICES + 24/7*365 HELPDESK
Flex1 is a unique cloud-based digital workspace platform that combines configurable governance, security and compliance with productivity apps on a WVD + AZURE backed infrastructure
…ALL INCLUDED IN ONE BILL.
- Productivity tools and a workspace your team already knows
- Integrated account and infrastructure DIY management tools
- Integrated automated business continuity tools
- Scalable, flexible cloud based remote desktop architecture
- 24/7 Helpdesk for employees and IT
- All managed, supported and billed through one vendor
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LEARN MORE ABOUT DaaS AND WVD
As per Gartner, one of the top digital workplace trends on the Hype Cycle 2020 that CIOs will be paying attention to in the years to come is DaaS. As per this trend, COVID-19 highlighted the value and business continuity strength of DaaS in its ability to rapidly enable remote work where on-premises options have stalled. The pandemic is likely to accelerate adoption of DaaS, and it may even perpetuate as a delivery architecture when employees return to the office.