Dec2014

News: nGenx Drops Citrix for IndependenceIT — December 3, 2014

IndependenceIT announced yesterday that leading DaaS provider nGenx is dropping Citrix in favor of standardizing IndependenceIT Cloud Workspace Suite (CWS)—covered in depth here last month. CWS will serve as the foundation for nGenx nFinity Workspace, nGenx XP apps hosting, and …
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Dec2014

AppStream: Amazon’s Answer to Azure RemoteApp

When Amazon launched AppStream alongside its Desktop-as-a-Service platform WorkSpaces last year, it didn’t get much attention compared to the scene-stealing DaaS platform. However, a year later, with WorkSpaces slow to get its bits together, AppStream may have a better chance …
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Nov2014

The Cloud Workspace, Part 1: DaaS by Any Other Name?

In reviewing various DaaS services over the last few months, a common theme has emerged: Any and every service provider wants to deliver, or at least wants you to think that it can deliver, some sort of cloud workspace. But …
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Nov2014

Update: Amazon WorkSpaces – 11/17/2014

Original article: Amazon WorkSpaces DaaS: Not a Lot of Desktop, Very Little Service. Amazon has been tweaking its WorkSpaces offering, introducing a new “value-sized” virtual desktop and adjusting the standard virtual desktop specification, doubling the vCPU count to two and …
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Nov2014

IndependenceIT Cloud Workspace Suite

Over the past few weeks, I have been putting several DaaS providers under the microscope. I first looked at Amazon WorkSpaces and found it to be a decidedly lackluster service that was all the more disappointing coming from a company …
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Oct2014

dinCloud DaaS: Domain Expertise Builds Better Desktops

As I explored last week, Amazon’s first foray into DaaS leaves a lot to be desired. Fortunately, you don’t have to look too far to find a service provider who knows how to get it right. This week, I’m looking …
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