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Desktop as a Service

The challenges Impact of the carbon agenda

The carbon agenda is becoming increasingly important with new legislation scheduled and organisations struggling with ageing legacy technologies that carry a high carbon footprint. It’s not just about conforming to the carbon profit and loss account, being energy efficient saves money and improves the service.

Achieve ‘more for less’

The costs of creating a secure, resilient desktop environment can be prohibitive, organisations need to realise the benefits of previous investments.

Adapting to change

Enabling collaboration and home working as part of a flexible workplace to increase productivity.

Compliance requirements

The need to address compliance issues, particularly security and disaster recovery planning.

Have you considered…?

 Support costs for legacy infrastructures are escalating year on year

 The last major technology roll outs corresponded with the launch of Microsoft’s Windows XP

 The impact on Data Centres and the trend towards virtual desktops in order to improve security, simplify application and operating system management

 Software licensing issues involving hosted desktops and their operating systems

 On demand is not a new concept, however supporting technologies are now available to deliver the ‘as a service’ model

 Businesses are being impacted by the ever increasing demand for Email storage

Managing ageing desktop estates

Ageing, large or dispersed desktop estates are complicated to manage. Support costs are increasing due to the number of incidents resulting from a mature platform.

Data Security

Organisations need to protect themselves from security breaches and the potential loss of intellectual property whilst still providing a rich and accessible environment.


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