Right and Wrong Ways to Implement Cloud-Based Desktops
If your DaaS deployment has a direct connection with the provider, you could have some of the same issues a branch would. But if you need to scale or breakdown siloes quickly, cloud-based desktops could be right for you.
It was the spring of 2000 when I first looked at virtual desktops. In the new millennium, a new server paradigm had arrived with the release of Active Directory. A Citrix rep told me that in five years, it would be hard to find a physical desktop in the corporate world.
Nine years later, physical desktops were still everywhere, and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure 3.0 was renamed VMware View. At VMworld, I again heard that the coming year would be "the year of the virtual desktop."