Desktop as a Service

Desktop as a Service

How? Why? When?

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Andrew Cookie

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Each organisation will have its own unique mix of requirements when selecting a suitable desktop solution.

Topics

  • Where does DaaS fit in? (What is your ambition for the data centre)
  • Does it add or reduce complexity?
  • Should I continue with on-promeis VDI?

Where to begin?

  • Understand your where your business is heading
  • Are your users online or offline workers?
  • What kind of apps are people using
  • Have you adopted a BYO model? (Legal & HR are main blockers)
  • Analysis, discovery

Providers

  • Amazon AWS Workspace – Has application virtualisation tool
  • Citrix
  • VMware (on Azure)
  • Microsoft

Requirements

  • What does it cost?
  • How is security managed?
  • Connectivity
  • Client Requirements
  • OS Type & Applications
Room – Question & Answers
Where is best to locate desktops. Desktops host apps, always put the apps (user's highest utilised app) as close as possible to the apps backend.

Licenses – Licenses tend to be owned by the customer and are 'transfered' to the cloud. AWS DaaS price includes license fees.

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