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My foreword to Desktops-as-a-Serivce: Building the Model

One of the appeals of DaaS is that it does not require much of a conceptual leap to make the jump from virtual desktops. When you think about it, the virtual desktop already exhibits most attributes of cloud computing: it can be provisioned on-demand from shared resource pools, accessed over the Internet, and scaled up or down instantly as required.
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Overcoming the Obstacles to Cloud Computing

While cloud computing has garnered exceptional mindshare – even outside of IT, most organizations are unprepared to adopt it on an enterprise scale. They first must overcome technology, organizational and process hurdles.
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Desktop-as-a-Service as a Subset of IT-as-a-Service

IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) as a concept is well defined with lots of players and products in the space such as VMware vCloud Director, Cisco Intelligent Automation, CA AppLogic, VCE Vblock, etc. Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS), on the other hand, tends to invoke thoughts of a cloud provider offering hosted Windows desktops. But when approached as a subset of ITaaS, DaaS enables greater synergy, efficiency and agility.
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