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  • These advances have led to startups that offer cloud-based desktop provisioning (with the ungainly acronym DaaS, for "desktop as a service") to small businesses, effectively eliminating the need to purchase software, servers, and the other elements that make up a traditional small-business IT department.

    The unvarnished truth about VDI desktop virtualization

  • Cloud computing is like ice cream because it seems to have a lot of different flavors: hybrid, public, private, PaaS, DaaS, SaaS ... and the list goes on.

    The 31 Flavors Of The Cloud

  • That same logic is starting to affect the enterprise culture, where CTOs are now examining the DaaS concept to bring fully managed virtual machines into the enterprise, eliminating much of the support and management concerns associated with traditional desktop PCs.

    The unvarnished truth about VDI desktop virtualization

  • Desktone also offer DaaS as a "private" cloud offering that IT can deploy in its own data center.

    The unvarnished truth about VDI desktop virtualization

  • DaaS, in contrast, recognizes that software is becoming a commodity; it's data mixed with software that's king.

    The New Information Goldmine

  • Unfortunately, the business world has given this baby a jargony name: Data as a Service, or its diminutive, DaaS.

    The New Information Goldmine

  • DaaS offers some intriguing possibilities for start-up types — a chance to build a lucrative business that can grow rapidly without needing a big workforce to keep it running.

    The New Information Goldmine

  • It wasn't an obscure IT term like DaaS that was on Paul Davis's mind when he spread out the fliers on his kitchen table in 2004.

    The New Information Goldmine

  • With this deal, Symantec will leverage VMware's virtual desktop and cloud infrastructure solutions including VMware View, VMware vShield, VMware vCloud Director 1.5 and VMware vSphere 5 with Symantec's Endpoint Protection and the Altiris Client Management Suite to deliver a secure, manageable and cost-effective DaaS solution.

  • Service Driven Cloud Infrastructure: Building on existing vCloud and vSphere infrastructures from VMware, the DaaS solution will provide the agility, efficiency and choice to quickly provision, manage and track all aspects of a multi-tenant, virtual desktop environment.

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  • Data as a Service

    Desktop as a Service

    July 27, 2013