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VDI Deployment: Uber or Build-your-own?

VDI Deployment: Uber or Build-your-own?

Ten years ago the IT world was a much different place. Most people were still using dial-up internet. Cell phones were too big to fit in your pocket. And the very first on-prem VDI solution was being launched.

Just like a lot of the other IT technology back in the early 2000’s, the first generation VDI solutions (VDI 1.0) from the big guys was clunky, difficult to manage, slow, and incredibly expensive. Deploying it took 9+ months, and IT teams struggled with an overwhelming number of components to get it up and running, including Windows servers, SQL servers, desktop controllers, provisioning servers, storefronts, load balancers, and more.

A lot of technology advancements have happened since then. From smartphones to wireless internet to robust cloud-native services—IT everywhere has vastly improved in terms of efficiency, cost savings, user-friendliness, and simplicity. VDI and App publishing solutions from Citrix and VMware are a major exception; they seem to be stuck in a time warp.

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via the fine folks at WorkSpot

Workspot Workspot has reinvented Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) with its cloud-native VDI 2.0 and Desktop-as-a-Service 2.0 (DaaS 2.0) solutions. Workspot solves the corporate challenge of securely delivering apps, desktops and data to any device and helps organizations achieve unprecedented time-to-value for VDI implementations. With a focus on customer satisfaction, Workspot offers the shortest implementation times in the industry. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company received the Best of VMworld 2016 Gold Award for Desktop and Application Delivery solutions.

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