When Midsize Organizations Should Select Desktop as a Service

Foundational Refreshed: 19 July 2018 | Published: 31 January 2017 ID: G00318420


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Conceptually, desktop-as-a-service solutions are a good fit for midsize organizations. Success is predicated on the ability of midsize-enterprise I&O leaders responsible for mobile and endpoint strategy to adopt the right use cases and select the right service providers.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Select Simple Workloads and Use Cases to Begin a DaaS Initiative
    • Make Network Latency a Mandatory Checklist Item When Comparing DaaS Vendors
    • Determine Which Type of DaaS Provider Is Appropriate for Your Needs
    • Confirm That the Provider Meets Your Data Security Requirements
    • Track Service Advancements and Price Reductions
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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