Amazon announced the release of WorkSpaces, a new Desktop-as-a-Service offering. This move helps validate DaaS as part of the whole cloud services stack.
Personal Computer Life-cycle Management (PCLM) is set of processes which manage end-user devices transforming desktops from procurement to sunset. A well developed methodology will cover all aspects of architecture, procurement, management and decommissioning of end user devices.
Transforming desktops is a multi-faceted process. To start, you need to get a hold of your existing desktop service inventory applications.
Desktone is the first strategic purchase by VMware’s End User Computing EVP and General Manager, Sanjay Poonen that finally sets the stage for VMware to bring to market its first real cloud service.
Moka5 is tackling the problem of desktop management with their LivePC bare metal and software operating system virtualization solutions. If you consider that one of the major challenges in desktop management is the constant need to keep the base systems updated with system and security patches, and application updates that come just as often.
Red Bend Software provides a full line of Mobile Device Management and Virtualzation solutions which could be the answer to the corporate MDM needs while keeping the end user happy.