- Managed DaaS
- Happy End Users
In case you didn’t have time to keep up with this week’s virtual desktop headlines, here are a few of our favorites for the week of June 26, 2017.
IDC’s Robert Young shares his insights into the VDI market in this TechTarget Q&A. Mr. Young follows the virtual desktop industry as an IDC research director and discusses the trends he’s been seeing, including a move away from in-house VDI and towards DaaS, as well as the role AI and machine learning might play in the future.
Where the growth seems to be moving toward is DaaS. It makes sense because we already run so many things from the cloud today, like modern [software-as-a-service] apps. Now, you are just running your legacy apps in a SaaS-like way. It makes sense for enterprises and smaller businesses.
This high level quiz from TechTarget lets you test your knowledge of how Office 365 works with virtual desktops. See if you have a pretty good handle on the topic or if you need to brush up a bit more.
Virtual desktops are a good fit for higher education for a few reasons:
This article by eCampus News details how several colleges and universities are using the technology and where it comes in particularly handy.
The main driving factor for adoption was that I’m sort of a one-man show … Being able to consolidate everything that we offer into a VDI solution makes my world a lot easier to manage and also makes me a lot more effective overall.
While some universities are implementing in-house VDI, desktop as a service (DaaS) might be a better fit. Learn more >>
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