Gartner Research

PC as a Service Creates New Opportunities for End-User Computing Deployments

Published: 23 April 2018

ID: G00351434

Analyst(s): Manjunath Bhat , Lillian Tay

Summary

PCaaS is reshaping the way traditional hardware vendors are selling their products to organizations. Technology product management leaders must be able to clearly communicate areas of cost optimization, the impact of redeployment of resources and operational efficiency savings PCaaS can provide.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Modern Management Capabilities in Windows 10 and the Decline of Win32 Applications Provide Viable Opportunities to Accelerate the Adoption of PCaaS
  • The Managed Servicing Cost in PCaaS Needs to Be Explicit and Detailed Where Cost Optimization Occurs
  • PCaaS Can Help Organizations to Adapt to Changes in Smart Workspaces, Driven by the Need to Support a Broader Range of Devices

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