As organizations look ahead to a future of distributed work, ongoing interest in DaaS continues to drive healthy investment. By the end of 2022, pundits believe DaaS spending will have quadrupled over 2019 levels. In surveys of IT leaders, a majority plan to increase their DaaS investment through at least 2025.
The recent pandemic caught enterprise IT leaders by surprise. Many had to quickly ramp up business continuity to support a suddenly remote global workforce. Investment spiked for technologies like virtual desktops and their latest cloud-based incarnation, Desktop as a Service (DaaS). But questions remain about the long-term viability of virtual desktops and DaaS. When are they the right fit? How can you choose the best solution not just for today, but for tomorrow’s emerging, modern workforce?
In this Horizon Report, we’ll address these questions with practical guidance and advice about DaaS and virtual desktops.
Michele Hope covers emerging cloud trends and the best ways to address key cloud challenges faced by today’s enterprise organizations. She has written about enterprise infrastructures for the past 25 years.