Why Desktop-as-a-Service is the Future of Remote Work
By Steven Hsu • NIRIX
Posted: Oct. 17, 2022 8:56 AM MT
|Many businesses rely on conventional computer systems, which need to meet standards. They need to remain in a physical state for use since they are plug and play.
When you look at history, significant discovery periods have influenced human development and acted as a factor to inspire growth. The PC is now the most widely-used piece of technology in the 21st century.
The performance of computers has radically changed over time. They began by being able to do simple mathematical calculations to solve complex operations and have now fully integrated into our day to day life. Our current world has forced computers to adapt and change to new operating standards. It has gone against the need for physical access to access things remotely with an internet connection.
What is a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure?
VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) is a technology that allows the creation of virtual desktops on the cloud. VDI can be installed on the premises of work, but it contributes to further IT hassles and is costly.
What is a Desktop-as-a-service (DaaS)?
Desktop-as-a-service is a better solution for this and was introduced back in 2015. DaaS is a virtual desktop service that supports virtual computers over an online connection remotely. It is the best way to establish your remote workplace, something that has been receiving more popularity due to the pandemic.
A Few Benefits of Desktop as a Service (DaaS) for Remote Work
Many businesses rely on conventional computer systems, which need to meet standards. They need to remain in a physical state for use since they are plug and play. Even if you supply workers with portable devices, like laptops, there is a chance that they may be lost or stolen. In order to allow your office the capability of remote working, you will need to upgrade your business's technology and retain a level of customizability. This is something that can be done using DaaS.
DaaS is a modern day solution to most issues, that allows your workers to access virtual desktops remotely using the internet. If you need to obtain documents saved in the cloud or access your favorite applications, you can do so with DaaS. It is precisely like accessing your office system anywhere you can connect to the internet. Instead of carrying bulky notebooks or waiting to get one from work, your employees can take a tablet and get started working anytime, anyplace.
Fewer IT problems
Companies need to use a lot of their time to overcome technical challenges when they have employees who are working remotely. Employees can find it difficult to get a hold of IT staff to help them with their problems. This also means that minor problems will take more time to fix. Pair that with software updates and license renewals, and companies can become overwhelmed with the IT work needed. These can slow down your efficiency as an organization and get in the way of your plans to move into completely remote work. But when you use DaaS, you can hand off these hassles and transition into a new way of doing things.