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How can I slash the cost of my desktop infrastructure?

In most organisations desktops are essential for delivering applications and services to users. However, the traditional methods of providing …

What is Desktop as a Service (DaaS)

September 3, 2012<p>With-in the new era of cloud computing emerges an abundance of services that use the cloud in multiple ways so that <b>you,</b> the customer …

What you need to know about cloud desktops and DaaS providers

Introduction<p>Desktop as a Service tempts IT pros with the promise of less complexity and lower costs than VDI, but the technology has some downsides …

70% of IT Will Outsource to Hybrid Cloud Within Five Years

I read an interesting Savvis report recently about Global IT Trends and what kind of decisions senior IT personnel are making. Since they found …

Amazon Workspaces: What lies ahead and beneath?

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Joaquin Torres Garcia<p>On the surface, Amazon’s newly introduced Amazon WorkSpaces is Desktop as a Service. But it may …

Amazon WorkSpaces, Amazon’s Cloud Desktop Service, Launches To Public Along With New Sync Client

Amazon WorkSpaces, the company’s virtual desktop computing environment introduced last fall at the AWS re:Invent conference, is today available to the public. Up until now, Amazon was testing the service in a “Limited Preview” with select customers large and small, including Peet’s Coffee & Tea and …

Many Entrepreneurs Still Up in the Air About the Cloud

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Concerns about privacy and data security often deter small and medium businesses from cloud-based solutions but most organizations are better off putting their data in the cloud. Cloud service companies offer growing businesses advanced …

Shadow IT: Far Bigger, Less Manageable And More Important Than You Think

Shadow IT is widely considered to be a significant problem for enterprise IT, yet nobody knows how to fix it, or even measure it. After all, how do you control something that, by its very definition, is designed to evade control?<p>Shadow IT, which is defined as those systems that are bought or built …

Want to beat Amazon in the cloud? Here are 5 tips (hint: none are cost)

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock / Greyfebruary<p>It’s been a little over seven years since AWS launched S3 and EC2. Back then it was exciting …