Gartner Research

Desktop as a Service Must Mature in Order to Move VDI Into the Cloud

Published: 10 June 2015

ID: G00278083

Analyst(s): Michael Silver , Nathan Hill


DaaS promises a way for organizations to depart from on-premises hosted VDI, while focusing IT efforts on developing services aligned to business growth. Endpoint computing managers should consider DaaS to complement traditional delivery approaches, which may be limited until DaaS matures.

Table Of Contents


  • What Is DaaS?
  • When Should DaaS Be Used?
  • What Do Organizations Want From DaaS?
  • What Technologies Drive DaaS Offerings?
  • What Are the Limitations of DaaS?
  • Are Network Changes Needed for DaaS?
  • Will DaaS Save Money Versus VDI?

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