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More DaaS and WaaS
The DaaS/WaaS solutions range from fairly basic virtual desktops with limited usefulness to ones that are fully loaded with applications. With each step of complexity comes greater functionality at a steeper price.
By| The popularity of Desktop as a Service (DaaS) and Workspace as a Service (WaaS) has continued to increase, as has the number of providers offering such services. DaaS/WaaS is split between two types of customers: the do-it-yourself (DIY) types and those who enlist the assistance of a service provider to implement and maintain these services. Full Story
WaaS Competitive Fight Comes to Head in Channel
ANALYSIS: No matter how the battle in the workspace-as-a-service arena plays out, there is a wealth of WaaS options. The channel needs to figure out how to add value.
By Michael Vizard, Channel Insider | There’s never been much love lost between telecommunications carriers and traditional channel resellers. Large swaths of the channel always felt that carriers were abusing their ability to buy network equipment in bulk and then resell a portion of it to corporate customers at price points that undercut resellers. Full Story
What Is Workspace as a Service and How Can It Help My Business?
By Paul Chaney | Workspace as a Service, or WaaS for short, is a type of virtual desktop that gives employees access to their office applications and data from anywhere at any time regardless of geography using the device of their choice (i.e., desktop computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones). Full Story
From TechTarget SearchITChannel: Workspace as a service offers channel partners DaaS alternative
Channel executives contend workspace as a service offers the ability to support BYOD environments and provides a less jarring shift to the cloud than desktop as a service.
By: Esther Shein | As a managed service provider that caters mainly to banks, Solis Security has to be careful about the products it offers to customers. The company provides desktop as a service but DaaS hasn’t been a big winner with the banks due to reluctance over moving everything into the cloud, said Chris Loehr, president. Full Story
From CRN: 25 Emerging Vendors You Need To Know About
CloudJumper included in “The Ones To Watch”
by Rick Whiting | The CRN 2016 Emerging Vendors list has more than 100 companies. They are here because they have developed groundbreaking technology, are challenging established leaders in specific segments of the IT industry, have visionary leadership – or some combination of those and other characteristics.