Gartner Research

Market Guide for Desktop as a Service

Published: 28 June 2018

ID: G00315083

Analyst(s): David Groombridge , Federica Troni, Nathan Hill , Michael Silver


As IaaS and SaaS adoption increases, a common Gartner client question is whether desktops can be moved into the cloud using desktop as a service (DaaS). Infrastructure and operations leaders will find that they can move specific workloads to DaaS, but the market still needs to mature.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

  • Market Description
    • Components for DaaS

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • Service Scope
  • Endpoint and Platform Support
  • Compliance
  • Geographic Coverage
  • Industry Adoption
  • Pricing and Terms

Representative Vendors

  • Market Introduction
  • Vendor Profiles
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Citrix
    • Cloudalize
    • dinCloud
    • Dizzion
    • Evolve IP
    • MTM Technologies
    • OVH
    • Paperspace
    • VMware

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