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New Options for Midsize Enterprises Looking to Deploy Desktop Virtualization

Published: 27 November 2013

ID: G00256419

Analyst(s): Nathan Hill , Mark Margevicius

Summary

Midsize organizations have struggled to adopt desktop virtualization despite some very real benefits. By selecting new infrastructure options for on-premises deployment and lower-cost DaaS services for task workers, midsize enterprises can increase choice and improve agility while decreasing TCO.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Evaluate Appliances, DaaS and Smaller Software Vendors for Desktop Virtualization
    • Battling Complexity
    • New Architectures Attractive and Accessible to the Midmarket
  • Consider if DaaS Offerings Are Better Suited Than an On-Premises Solution
    • What Is DaaS and Why Does It Present a More Attractive Option for Many Users?
  • Consider Adopting a Best-Of-Breed Strategy
    • More Demanding Use Cases Require an On-Premises Solution

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