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DaaS

(1) (Desktop As AService) A thin client architecture that is delivered from a cloud service provider rather than from in-house servers. The users' computers function like remote input/output terminals to the servers in the datacenter. Contrast with WaaS. See desktop virtualization, cloud computing and XaaS.

(2) (Data As AService) Data services over the Internet, such as email verification and address verification.

(3) (Data As AService) A central repository for enterprise data. The "service" aspect means that the data are available to all users and are not tied to the format of one type of application.
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Evolve IP said its Desktop as a Service (DaaS) offering has achieved VMware Horizon[R] DaaS[R] Powered status.
"Not only is DS a great solution for a growing number of companies, but Cisco's offering is uniquely architected to help cloud service providers achieve rapid time-to-market while economically scaling their business." "Desktone by VMware and Cisco have developed a complete and proven blueprint for enabling service providers to offer a desktop as a service solution for delivering Windows desktops and applications as a cloud service based on VMware Horizon View." said Peter McKay, vice president and general manager, End-user Computing, VMware.
Tim Burke, CEO, Quest said "NetApp and Desktone's solution provides a unique desktop as a service offering for customers.
Dell's Simplified Desktop as a Service (DaaS) is a cloud-based virtual desktop offering targeted at companies of any size.
(NASDAQ: EQIX) said it has partnered with Desktone, a pioneer of Desktop as a Service, enabling service providers to deliver a new scalable and profitable cloud services revenue stream via Platform Equinix.
"Wipro is excited to work with Citrix and Microsoft in developing a Desktop as a Service solution to simplify the implementation and management of virtual desktops for various industry verticals," said, Deepak Jain, Senior Vice President, Global Head Technology Infrastructure Services (TIS).