Desktone Named a Major Player in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Client

Lexington, MA -- 12/06/12
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Strong Market Momentum and Interest in Desktops as a Cloud Service Positions Desktone among Large Vendors in MarketScape Report

Lexington, MA — Desktone, Inc., the pioneer of Desktops as a Service (DaaS), today announced it has been named a “Major Player” in client virtualization in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Client Virtualization 2012 Vendor Analysis (Doc# 237753), November 2012.

The multi-tenant Desktone Platform was built from the ground up for service providers to solve the challenges posed by BYOD, Windows migrations and shrinking IT budgets. Desktone makes it simple to deliver affordable virtual desktops on-demand that can easily scale with changing workspace needs. With Desktone, service providers can support multiple virtual desktop platforms on a variety of devices – including tablets, smartphones, laptops and PCs – from a single console, greatly simplifying desktop management.

“Service providers have embraced the Desktone Platform as a way to quickly and easily provision and deploy virtual desktops with significantly less cost and complexity than traditional virtual desktops,” said Peter McKay, CEO, Desktone. “Being named a Major Player in the IDC MarketScape report is important recognition of our model of delivering desktops and applications as a cloud service. We deliver the only multi-tenant platform which enables service providers to deliver all the benefits of virtualized desktops, from the cloud, without any of the hassles of traditional VDI.”

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