The Need For Identity Management

As I travel around the country I’m frequently asked to speak on panels or at roundtable events on the topic of Desktop as a Service (DaaS). The audience is inevitably a mix of novice partners and a few folks who consider themselves fairly proficient with this technology. The questions that arise during these sessions range from “How is that different than Office 365?” to, quite literally, “What is DaaS?” Occasionally a more tech-savvy person will ask what the difference is between Citrix and VMware Horizon, attempting to take the conversation into speeds and feeds…

Managed Cloud: 20 Years in the Making

By Dylan Bouterse, Senior Solutions Engineer
RapidScale

Legacy IT

Traditional IT as we knew it in the late 90s and even early 2000s relied on dedicated, full-time employees (FTEs) that were few and far between. They were positioned as jacks of all trades and the lucky organizations that could afford many FTEs with multiple skill sets didn’t sweat the questions “What if Bob wants to go on vacation?” and “What will we do if the servers go down?” Taking care of the day-today IT was their single top priority.

PlanetOne and Nuvestack Forge Strategic Alliance to Accelerate Adoption of Desktop as a Service within IT Channel

Industry Leaders Team to Simplify Desktop Virtualization and Cloud Services for Channel Partners SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 18, 2015 – PlanetOne Communications, the IT and telecom industry’s preferred connectivity partner, today announced a strategic alliance with Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) provider Nuvestack. As part of the new business relationship, Nuvestack’s high-performance, cost-effective and easily accessible DaaS solutions including NuveCenter™…

An MSP’s Guide to Desktops-as-a-Service

By Jonathan Hartman, VP of Sales, PlanetOne Desktops from the cloud, Workspace-as-a-Service, or Desktops-as-a-Service (DaaS) has been around for a while. Desktone (which VMware bought in 2013) helped to pioneer the service back in 2007. Then DaaS got a kick-start a few years ago when Amazon Web Services rolled out WorkSpaces, positioning it as a simple,…