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End User Computing Industry Visionary Will Help Guide the Growth of Workspot’s Enterprise Desktop Cloud


CAMPBELL, Calif. – Nov. 18, 2020 – Workspot, the Enterprise Desktop Cloud company, today announced that Mark Templeton, former Citrix CEO, has joined Workspot’s board of directors as an independent director. Templeton has played a foundational role in the evolution of virtual desktops in the industry and shares Workspot’s vision for transforming the enterprise desktop into a 100% cloud-native business utility service delivered from any hyperscale cloud.

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Increased data security risks, work-from-anywhere requirements, gig economy trends and digital transformation investment are driving the market for fully cloud-native, enterprise desktop cloud services. Templeton’s inventive thinking, in conjunction with his expertise in building and scaling software businesses, will help Workspot bring the benefits of cloud desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) to even more customers. Templeton has previously served as a member of Workspot’s advisory board.

Workspot’s growth is accelerating as organizations look for an approach to enterprise desktops that speeds provisioning, radically simplifies operations and delivers industry-leading 99.95% availability – all within a Zero Trust Security model. Unlike Do-It-Yourself (DIY) virtual desktop infrastructure from traditional vendors, Workspot is the only SaaS platform to deliver enterprise-class virtual desktops with a 100% cloud-native architecture.

Mark Templeton, independent director, Workspot, said: “I’m very pleased to be collaborating with the Workspot team to help more enterprises benefit from Workspot’s innovative Enterprise Desktop Cloud. Businesses are facing a daunting level of business ambiguity and uncertainty today. And IT teams have never been more strategic to successfully navigating the pace of change in these uncharted waters. The speed, security, and economics of a SaaS approach to enterprise desktops is fundamental to the acceleration of digital transformation.”

 Amitabh Sinha, CEO and co-founder, Workspot, said: “We are experiencing an exciting time of growth as we collaborate with our customers to achieve the agility that helps them thrive. We believe the best way to deliver enterprise desktops is through a hyperscale multi-cloud service that is 100% cloud-native. The business success our customers are realizing proves this every day. Mark’s customer-first philosophy mirrors our own, and I am very pleased to welcome his guidance as we seek to make cloud-native DaaS a cornerstone of enterprise digital transformation.”

About Workspot

Workspot is the only 100% cloud-native SaaS platform that delivers enterprise-class desktops-as-a-service (DaaS). This innovative service lets IT provision cloud desktops and workstations in minutes – not months – and securely deliver the right compute capabilities for each user, on any device, anywhere they want to work. Unlike do-it-yourself-style virtual desktop offerings, Workspot’s Desktop Control Fabric™ taps the reach and power of every region of global, hyper-scale public clouds, all from a central console. IT can expect fast-time-to-value and on-demand, global scalability. Business leaders can respond faster to changing market dynamics, pursue new opportunities globally and hire the best talent anywhere, while fulfilling cloud-first mandates that position their companies for accelerated growth. For more information on Workspot solutions please visit www.workspot.com.


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