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For those of you who missed it, IBM annouced their DaaS offering, dubbed IBM Smart Business Desktop Cloud on the IBM Cloud, yesterday at VMworld.  You can find the official release here.
Desktone recently announced its expansion into Europe with its first DaaS provider in the region - SCC (part of the SCH Group). You can find the release here.
I recently recorded a podcast with Doug Brown of DABCC.  You can find it here.
Today Desktone announced a new DaaS provider in Japan - Marubeni Corporation.  You can find the release here.
Today we announced that Desktone has secured the registered trademarks for both "desktops as a service" and "DaaS". You can find the release here. In addition, we have formally announced the latest release of the Virtual-D platform and some of its key new capabilities. That releas...
IBM has produced a great video about the success Pike County Schools in Kentucky has had with DaaS.  You can watch it here.
I wanted to let you know that the recording of my Cloud Slam '09 session entitled, "Cloud-hosted Desktops: The Smart, Low-Risk Way to Enter the Cloud" has been posted online.  You can view it here.  Enjoy!
Desktone will be hosting a webinar delivered by DaaS® provider ICC Global Hosting on May 13th at noon EDT.  ICC will talk about what's included in their offering, the different classes of service they provide and how to get started.  If you'd like to attend, please regist...
Just a quick heads up that I will be presenting next week in New York City at SYS-CON's Cloud/Virtualization Conference & Expo and online at the Cloud Slam '09 virtual conference the week of April 20th.
VMworld Europe 2009, currently underway in Cannes (no, I'm not there), has been an opportunity for VMware to reiterate the key areas of a strategy it unveiled at VMworld 2008 this past fall. So they're talking about vCloud (their service provider strategy) and they're talking about vC...
Today, Desktone and vmSight annouced the industry's first DaaS ISV partnership.  Together, the two companies not only enable service providers to deliver reliable DaaS offerings, but also allow enterprises to consume those services with confidence, knowing that the tools are ...
This post has been a long time coming. It’s basically one of the core philosophies we live by at Desktone and it happens to run contrary to everything else you’ve read about virtual desktops and state separation. At the core of the argument is the premise that deploying virtual desktop...
I'm excited to report that Forrester Research has published a case study on the DaaS deployment at Pike County Schools.  This is the first DaaS-focused report produced by a leading IT analyst firm, so it's a pretty big deal. For those of you who don't know, Pike County is an earl...
I wanted to let you know that we've submitted a session in response to Alessandro's call for papers for his upcoming Virtualization Congress.  I thought it would be useful to start sharing our view on how state separation relates to VDI and DaaS.  As you probably know, our in...
Hope you all had a nice holiday season.  We wanted to let you know that the final webinar in our current series is scheduled for next Tuesday, January 13th at noon ET.  We'll have the opportunity to hear from our COO, Paul Gaffney, former CIO of Staples and&nbs...
Just a quick heads up that we will be holding the 3rd webinar in our Fall/Winter series this coming Tuesday (12/9) at noon ET.  We will have the pleasure of hearing from and speaking to Maritta Horne, CIO of the Pike County School System in Kentucky.  Pike County signed a Daa...
Those of you who track Desktone and this blog know that lately we've been spending more time talking about cloud-hosted desktops. This is obviously due in part to the incredible dialogue that's surrounded cloud computing over the past year. However, it's also because we believe that ...
Our fall/winter webinar series is off to a great start and we held the first event (as previously noted) on October 23rd.  I thought it was an excellent session and you can find the recording here.  We will be delivering the second webinar next Tuesday, November 11th at noon ...