NComputing announced a Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) solution designed for Service Providers enabling them to quickly roll-out hosted desktops as a service to small and medium businesses (SMBs) with lower cost and complexity than other approaches to DaaS.
NComputing is also announcing that So-net Corporation, a member of the Sony Group (collectively called “So-net”), is the first service provider to build a DaaS solution powered by NComputing’s vSpace desktop virtualization platform. So-net’s new DaaS offering for the Japanese market, called Virtual Desktop Service, went live today.
Desktop virtualization is playing an increasingly important role for SMBs who are looking for more efficient delivery and management of the corporate desktop. DaaS takes this to the next level by simplifying the delivery of desktops as a service, eliminating the need for IT to build and manage a desktop virtualization infrastructure, while enabling rapid provisioning, simple scaling and easy management of end user desktops.
Furthermore, a Server Based Computing (SBC) model is increasingly becoming the ideal DaaS approach for SMBs, where simplicity and affordability are imperative. By enabling Service Providers to build DaaS solutions based on a SBC model such as the NComputing vSpace platform, SMBs can now more easily realize the benefits of desktop virtualization with a simple, powerful and affordable solution, delivered as a cloud service.
As the first NComputing DaaS provider, So-net has based its offering on NComputing’s award-winning vSpace desktop virtualization platform, due to its unique formula of simplicity, performance and value. So-net is a leading Japanese service provider that offers Internet connectivity, VPN, FTTH carrier services, cloud computing solutions, and system and web integration services to its business customers and consumers in Japan.
“To best service the needs of small and mid-sized organizations (SMBs), cloud service providers are looking for powerful, yet affordable alternatives for delivering Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) solutions. NComputing’s Server Based Computing approach to DaaS gives service providers the ability to offer their customers a hosted Desktop-as-a-Service that costs less than a PC and is easier to deploy and manage than a VDI-based DaaS solution. In addition, NComputing offers service providers a fully integrated end-to-end solution including Windows and Linux desktop and application virtualization, high performance low cost thin clients, Client software for PCs/laptops and mobile client software for iPads and Android tablets. We are the only desktop virtualization solution provider to offer a complete solution and the best time to value,” said, Raj Dhingra, CEO, NComputing.