As I stated a few months ago in one of the articles on my blog, DaaS would have been one of the hot topics in 2013. And the main reason for that is owed to the fact that Desktop as a Service is considered to be the ideal platform for cloud computing in small and medium-sized businesses.
Startups generally embrace cloud rapidly because it helps them get up and run faster, with low costs and great flexibility. The advantages for startups using the cloud are enormous:
operational expense not heavy upfront capital expenditures
concentrate on core competency,innovation and more time to be spent on developing the business, not managing the infrastructure
According to a recent report from KPMG International, businesses and IT leaders across the globe are finding cloud adoption to be more complicated than many had originally anticipated.
Businesses are heading to a more holistic perspective as they get more comfortable with the cloud. Increased ROI is still the primary business driver, but enterprises are going further. Therefore, it is in their interest to learn how to best optimize the performance of a cloud deployment. Let’s look at some strategies that will help businesses with this process.
There is much pressure surrounding private clouds, meaning, creating a private infrastructure that can deliver the same flexibility and scalability as public clouds from well known providers. The great advantage of private clouds is that they come without the security and control worries for sending data outside the company’s own walls.
Gartner Hype Cycle methodology is very popular among businesses because it offers details on how technologies will evolve over time. It is also extremely important because it provides insights useful to accelerate business performance.