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    Amazon WorkSpaces, VMware Horizon DaaS and Microsoft Azure RemoteApp Services all validated the gravity of cloud-hosted desktops and applications in 2014.

    Gabe Knuth1,195 pointsBadges:
  • Cloud desktops don’t get it done for everyone

    DaaS has appeal, but that doesn't mean it works for everyone. If you have bandwidth limitations or workers would suffer from poor performance, it might not be right for you.

    Brien Posey9,770 pointsBadges:
  • Advantages of the cloud-hosted desktop model

    Moving to a cloud-hosted desktop model means you can outsource desktop management and pay as you go.

    SearchVirtualDesktop620 pointsBadges:
  • Five steps for a more secure cloud desktop environment

    You can't really make the cloud more secure, but you can take some steps to make hosting desktops and applications in the cloud a little less scary, such as picking the right provider and crafting a favorable SLA.

    Margaret Jones750 pointsBadges:
  • Five things you might not know about cloud desktops

    In the classic 1950 film noir 'Sunset Boulevard,' Gloria Swanson opined, 'I'm ready for my close-up.' Now, so is DaaS, and there are some things you might not know -- like that the CIA uses AWS.

    SearchVirtualDesktop620 pointsBadges:
  • What is a desktop cloud?

    Although there's no consensus on how to define "cloud desktop," find out how different people think of clouds and desktops and how that affects their perspective on virtualization.

    Brian Madden700 pointsBadges:
  • How can I implement cloud desktops?

    There are four different ways to do desktop as a service in your organization. Each option, however, has its pros and cons.

    Margaret Jones750 pointsBadges:
  • Cloud desktops finally kick the small-fry VDI label

    DaaS is no longer the red-headed stepchild of VDI; with VMware and Amazon offering cloud desktops and fostering acceptance, DaaS could gain steam in 2014.

    Bridget Botelho3,260 pointsBadges:
  • Windows 8 SkyDrive integration muddies the desktop management waters

    Users' Microsoft accounts link Windows 8 and SkyDrive. It's a great feature for users, but connecting desktops and the cloud is a problem for admins.

    contact1895 pointsBadges:
  • The downsides of cloud desktops

    Cloud desktops have lots of benefits, but they aren't flawless. Reliability, latency, licensing and security issues can all present problems that make DaaS a poor match for your company.

    RMcLaughlin100 pointsBadges:

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