Posts Tagged ‘ DaaS ’

Desktop Management as a Service

October 11, 2012
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DesktopVirtualization

As desktop virtualization technologies evolve, Desktop-Management-as-a-Service may supersede DaaS as the preferred solution for many small businesses.

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DaaS Service Level Agreement Immaturity Can Hamper Technology Adoption

October 3, 2012
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DesktopVirtualization

Only 2% of IT shops are committed to adopting DaaS by 2014. While DaaS technology is maturing, the same cannot be said for the service offerings themselves.

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Appliance Makers Simplify VDI Adoption

September 18, 2012
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DesktopVirtualization

The growing availability of prepackaged appliances is making VDI increasingly attractive for customers who value the benefits of VDI. It is not only customers that benefit from this increased simplicity, smaller system integrators lack the appropriate skills to size and sell complex in VDI infrastructure environments can take advantage of these appliance-based solutions to compete…

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Xeround – Free Database as a Service for PaaS

August 31, 2012
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CloudComputing

Xeround is a SQL Database as a Service vendor which is aggressively targeting the PaaS vendors as a channel. It has established relationships with Heroku, Engine Yard, AppFog and AppHarbour so that if you subscribe to their PaaS you are offered an upgrade to their bundled MySQL database services through a service from Xeround.

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OnLive – bad management, or an example of DaaS immaturity?

August 24, 2012
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DesktopVirtualization

Could OnLive have succeeded? Were they doomed to failure to failure before the off? What are the key questions you should be looking to have answered from your DaaS service provider? It is said that OnLive give an example how-not-to-do DaaS. DaaS is viewed as an upcoming market - is there a wider lesson to…

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OnLive Cloud Gaming and DaaS Provider Dies and is Reborn

August 21, 2012
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DesktopVirtualization

OnLive, the Cloud Gaming provider and of late DaaS start up has been shuttered, only to be reborn as a new company.

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Citrix Delivers Multi-tenant VDI Service

July 5, 2012
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DesktopVirtualization

Sridhar Mullapudi, Director of Product Management at Citrix Systems, took to the Citrix Blog last Friday to announced Server VDI is here! Deliver Multi-tenant Cloud hosted VDI desktops from the Cloud giving every appearance of being particularly pleased with himself. As well he might.

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AppSense StrataApps – to self install apps, or not to self install apps, that is the question

April 23, 2012
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AppSenseLabs have released StrataApps, their long anticipated User Managed Applications Solution. We've discussed before that User Installed Applications, as a function, are often unloved and unwanted.And yet, almost every organization has a group of applications that fall outside the standard set that are administered and supported by IT. Unlike existing Application Virtualisation solutions, StrataApps doesn't…

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Citrix Acquires Podio – Forget Desktops, Users – Build Your Own Apps

April 13, 2012
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Citrix acquire Podio - Podio’s focus is to provide a platform for small/medium sized organisations to get up and running with standard business function applications offered from Podio’s own App Store. Does this mark the a Citrix foray to better accomodate mobility and consumerisation while stepping outside the microsoft windows desktop delivery environment.

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