The legacy software business model and culture are fundamentally flawed and do not represent the best interests of customers. In this article, Harry Labana explains why it’s time to switch to a “PC as a Service” model and how evergreen cloud desktops make it easy to stay current at scale. Read the full article on… Read more
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Since virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and remote desktop session host (RDSH) technology has been available, vendors have offered on-premises solutions. Because these companies have made a name for themselves, most people familiar with the VDI space assume that the vendors who’ve been in the game for a long-time must lead sales in desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) solutions… Read more
Architecture and Engineering Firm Saves Money and Expands Business with Cloud-Native VDI CUPERTINO, Calif. – May 15, 2018 – Workspot, the leader in next-generation virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), today announced that Mead & Hunt, a major architecture and engineering firm, has successfully implemented the Workspot Workstation Cloud on Microsoft Azure for architecture, engineering and construction… Read more
How the Cloud Breathes New Life Into VDI Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) came onto the scene just over a decade ago, and businesses got excited about providing desktop functionality for a lower cost. Most of the excitement faded, though, as companies began to implement VDI. Infrastructure became the focus due to VDI solution complexity, and that meant… Read more
The point of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is to offer employees anytime, anywhere accessibility to your organization’s applications and data. VDI is a “desktop away from the desktop.” The problem is that more emphasis has had to be placed on the infrastructure part of VDI due to outdated technology that creates complexity. But newer VDI… Read more
Key Hires Double Down on Customer Success Focus and Strategic Partnership Development CUPERTINO, Calif. – April 4, 2018 – Workspot, the leader in cloud-native VDI, today announced that Harry Labana has joined Workspot as chief customer officer and Tarun Pandit has been named vice president of business development. Click to Tweet: .@Workspot Bolsters Executive Team with… Read more
A trifecta of end user computing, infrastructure and cloud services executives join an already stellar advisory board accelerating customer adoption of Windows 10 desktops in Microsoft Azure CUPERTINO, Calif. – March 21, 2018 – Workspot, the leader in cloud-native VDI, today announced that Andre Leibovici, Barry Phillips and Harry Labana have joined the Workspot Advisory… Read more
Former Wyse CEO and VP/GM of Dell Wyse Cloud Client Computing joins list of industry heavyweights backing company’s accelerating share of cloud-hosted desktop market CUPERTINO, Calif. – March 15, 2018 – Workspot, the leader in cloud-based VDI services on Microsoft Azure, today announced that Tarkan Maner, chairman and CEO at Nexenta, has joined the Workspot… Read more
Templeton’s expertise as former Citrix CEO to help company tap into high-growth market for cloud-hosted desktops CUPERTINO, Calif. – March 7, 2018 – Workspot, the leader in cloud-based VDI services on Microsoft Azure, today announced that Mark B. Templeton, former president and CEO of Citrix (NASDAQ: CTXS), has joined the Workspot Advisory Board. Click to… Read more
Organizations Attending Microsoft Ignite Sep. 25-29 Can Experience How Easy it is to Spin-Up Windows 10 Virtual Desktops at Workspot Booth 1557 CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Workspot, the leader in next-generation virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), today announced that customer adoption of Workspot VDI 2.0 solutions on Microsoft Azure is accelerating. Enterprise-ready Workspot Cloud Desktops,… Read more
By Elizabeth O’Dowd at HIT Infrastructure September 25, 2017 – Cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) adoption grows in healthcare as organizations begin to realize the benefits of increased visibility and control when moving desktops to the cloud. The increased demand for VDI deployments drove virtual desktop vendor Workspot to recently employ a flat-rate, all-inclusive monthly fee for its VDI… Read more
Next-generation Virtual App and Desktop Solution Improves Work Life for Toronto Law Firm CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Workspot, the leader in next-generation virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), today announced that Chaitons LLP, a law firm based in Toronto, is realizing significant return on investment from its Workspot VDI 2.0 deployment. Workspot replaced Chaitons’ legacy VDI solution,… Read more
Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) has been touted as a way of enabling IT departments to more easily manage and secure corporate data and applications while increasing productivity. And while the technology has been around for years, it has not always been an easy one for the channel to sell. Read the full article.
Digital transformation can be exciting, but it also can be painful. Organizations are trying to better support a growing mobile workforce that needs the flexibility to work from anywhere on any device. The ability to do so offers a distinct competitive advantage, as productivity soars. Read the full article.
Workspot’s recent virtual desktop infrastructure solution shows why cloud-based VDI can be beneficial to healthcare organizations. The cloud-native VDI solution deploys Windows 10 virtual desktops, Windows apps, and GPU workstations on Azure. Organizations implementing the tools are charged with a flat monthly subscription fee. Read the full article.
CUPERTINO, Calif., June 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Workspot, the leader in next-generation virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), today announced that its industry-first, cloud-native VDI solution is available to customers through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Workspot is the only VDI vendor on the market deploying Windows 10 virtual desktops, Windows apps and GPU workstations on Azure, with flat-rate, predictable monthly fees…. Read more
CUPERTINO, Calif., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Organizations need simplified virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) deployments that drive workforce efficiency and favorable economics. Workspot, with a dramatically different approach to cloud-based virtual desktops and apps, is strengthening its Microsoft partnership and building customer momentum with its next-generation VDI. Workspot is shaking up the market… Read more
Build-your-own-VDI or bring in the experts? What does modern VDI look like? The new VDI paradigm eliminates complexity by taking advantage of a cloud-native control plane, Microsoft Azure and hyperconverged infrastructure. Read the full article.
Memory Lane meets Bold Predictions in this DABCC Radio podcast. Doug and Brad have known each other for many years (150 years?), and many of you know them too. When these two great minds connect, the conversation gets really interesting. From fond memories and “VDI done right” to AI and Elon, this podcast will keep… Read more
SaaS-based Workspot is creating the new channel program specifically for cloud-focused partners, following the strong growth of their business this year around Microsoft Azure. Cupertino CA-based Workspot, which makes a cloud-native VDI solution, has announced the launch of a new Cloud Consulting Partner Program. Aimed at Microsoft-focused partners working with Azure, it will complement Workspot’s… Read more
Workspot, the born-in-the-cloud VDI and DaaS company, on Tuesday rolled out a Cloud Consulting Partner Program to complement its DaaS 2.0 offering that combines Workspot with Azure. This new program augments a global Reseller Partner Program that the vendor launched earlier this year. The four-year-old startup, founded by executives from Citrix and VMware, is now… Read more
DaaS 2.0 Cloud Consulting Partner Program Expands Workspot’s Successful Channel Strategy Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Leader Seeks New Breed of Partnering Relationships to Capture Nascent Mid-market & Enterprise Segments in Key Verticals CUPERTINO, Calif. – May 16, 2017 – Workspot, the leader in next-generation virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), today announced the launch of a new Cloud… Read more
New Hires from Citrix and Microsoft Join Cloud-Based Provider of VDI 2.0 CUPERTINO, CA– Citrix Summit – Workspot (workspot.com), a leader in next-generation Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), announced today the appointment of four new senior team members: Hamish McNee as Senior Director of Worldwide Channels, Deborah Thornton as Director of Integrated Marketing, Rommy Channe as… Read more
Xenia Von Wedel interviews Workspot’s VP of Marketing, Brad Peterson, about DaaS 2.0: What is new about Workspot Desktop as a Service 2.0 (DaaS 2.0) on Microsoft Azure? Brad Peterson, VP of Marketing at Workspot: First, Workspot VDI 2.0 is the industry’s first cloud-native, multi-tenant, infinitely scalable VDI solution, when combined with a customer’s datacenter infrastructure,… Read more
Mike Vizard of IT Business Edge covers Workspot’s DaaS 2.0 announcement during Gartner’s Data Center Conference: “While Workspot has an existing relationship with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Brad Peterson, vice president of marketing for Workspot, says the company expects Microsoft to become the dominant provider of cloud services pertaining to desktop and productivity applications. In… Read more