Industry’s Only Multi-Tenant Desktop Virtualization Solution Enables Desktops and Apps as a Cloud Service
October 8, 2013 –Lexington, MA – Desktone, Inc., the pioneer of Desktops as a Service (DaaS), today announced that Cirrity, the secure and compliant cloud service provider, will add Desktone-powered DaaS to its range of cloud-based solutions. Cirrity selected the Desktone Platform as the foundation of its new service because its multi-tenancy and grid architecture enable the scalability, security and redundancy that DaaS requires.
“DaaS clearly fits the needs of organizations struggling to cope with employees who want anytime, anywhere access to their desktop and the trend of bring your own device (BYOD),” said Andrew Albrecht, COO of Cirrity, a channel-only cloud services provider offering highly scalable and geographically redundant infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platforms. “We believe that Desktone’s platform is a clear industry leader and uniquely suited to meeting these needs.”
Albrecht continued, “One of the greatest strengths of Desktone’s DaaS offering is the role it can play in a comprehensive disaster recovery (DR) plan. We plan to use DaaS to enhance our vStream™ Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) solution, which automates near-continuous replication of VMs to protect a company’s data and applications.” DaaS has unique requirements—including massive scalability, resiliency and the ability to securely handle multiple geographies and tenants—which can’t be met by porting traditional virtual desktop technologies to the cloud. Desktone’s DaaS technology was built from the ground up for cloud delivery and Service Providers. Unlike Citrix and VMware approaches, Desktone employs true multi-tenancy, which enables superior security. Desktone’s multi-tenancy delivers a shared, unified platform for all end-customers, with dedicated desktops and completely secure separation across five critical levels: meta-data, storage, networking, directory services and compute. The Desktone Platform supports all versions of desktop models from full Windows VDI to shared RDS sessions and application delivery from one unified console.
“More and more businesses are turning to DaaS to provide the mobility and flexibility that their employees demand with the security, ease and cost-savings that IT requires,” said Peter McKay, CEO, Desktone. “We are delighted to partner with Cirrity and pleased they have selected Desktone’s unique multi-tenant capabilities to deliver high-performing, secure desktops as part of their cloud solutions.”
Cirrity LLC is a channel-focused cloud services provider supporting managed services providers (MSPs), value-added resellers (VARs) and independent software vendors (ISVs) with highly scalable and geographically redundant infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platforms. Cirrity’s industry-leading SLAs and high performance infrastructure, combined with a security and compliance focus, provides partners and customers with a secure and highly available platform to leverage the advantages of cloud computing. The company’s industry-leading vStream™ solution automates real-time disaster recovery to the cloud to protect an organization’s most valuable asset, its data. www.cirrity.com