Cloud DaaS, Hosted Desktop & VDI Solutions

Cloud DaaS – Desktop as a Service

What is Cloud DaaS?

Cloud Desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) is a form of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) in which the VDI is outsourced and handled by a third party. Also called hosted desktop services, desktop-as-a-service is frequently delivered as a cloud service along with the apps needed for use on the virtual desktop.

Cloud Desktop as a Service providers typically handle storing, securing and backing up a user’s data, as well as upgrades for the DaaS service and supported applications. Some of the more well-known desktop-as-a-service providers include Dizzion, AWS, VMWare, and Citrix.

Business Cases for Cloud DaaS

Call Centers

Centralized management of the desktop experience ensures consistency and control while simplifying end user support for your help desk and contact center agents. Delivered virtually through a private or secure public network connection, cloud delivered desktops deploy and scale more quickly while allowing your users to work anywhere, anytime, from any device.

Work From Home

The global workforce is becoming increasingly mobile and distributed with companies and employees recognizing the productivity and satisfaction gains of work at home programs. Cloud delivered desktops provide a consistent end user computing experience from any device, anywhere while also ensuring sensitive company data is secure and controlled.

Third Party Contractors

Easily ensure third-party contractor and business associate compliance by utilizing compliant virtual desktop solutions. Independently verified for both PCI and HIPAA compliance, DaaS makes if easy for your company to achieve and maintain compliance, even when you’re working with global partners and contractors. Multiple security layers and end user controls ensure your organization’s environment stays secure from outside threats and sensitive data is protected.

Disaster Recovery

With cloud delivered desktops, a large portion of your business continuity program is solved. A pool of desktops can be available to scale quickly when disaster strikes ensuring critical business operations and productivity are restored quickly. VDI disaster recovery can be an excellent solution for mid-level to enterprise companies that require a solid DR desktop solution. Cloud delivered desktops can be accessed anywhere, anytime, from any device as long as end users have a network connection.

PCI Compliance

PCI compliant cloud desktops deliver the same performance and user experience, but do so within a PCI compliant environment using 12 unique technologies and controls to further harden our hyper-converged infrastructure.

HIPAA Compliance

The security, policies, procedures and enforcement required to adhere to HIPAA HITECH can be extremely complex with hefty fines being the consequence PHI breaches. With independent validation and a provided Business Associate Agreement (BAA), Cloud DaaS can help you achieve compliance and handle audits more easily. Endpoint vulnerabilities present significant exposure for organizations – cloud desktops limit end user access and functionality on top of a fully-compliant, audit-ready infrastructure.

Benefits of Cloud DaaS

Boost Productivity

Employees can work anywhere, anytime and on any device using a reliable internet connection. Get new users ramped more quickly and reduce IT time required to support them on multiple devices such as laptops, tablets, thin/zero clients, and smartphones.

High Performance

Purpose-built for speed on infrastructure that delivers 99.99% availability. Customizable deployment options along with HD video and VOIP softphone integration deliver a seamless user experience.


Secure desktops are designed with multiple layers of enterprise-grade virtual and physical security. Achieve a high level of control over users, roles, devices and access with more than 100 customizable security controls to meet each organization’s security or compliance requirements.


High level of customization, from delivery methods to endpoint options to data residency requirements. Persistent (named or perpetual) and non-persistent (concurrent) options are available.

All inclusive, Fully Managed

Operating system, virtualization software, anti-malware, backups, patching, updates and expert support are included for a simple monthly fee. Refocus your IT resources away from the endpoint and onto business transformation and higher-value activities.

Simple, Efficient Management

Rapidly manage and deploy desktops from a centralized location without having to physically touch each endpoint device. Eliminate tedious time spent patching and upgrading operating systems, applications, and individual user configurations.

Schedule A Free Consultation

Schedule a FREE, NO OBLIGATION Cloud DaaS/ VDI Consultation with one of our cloud solution specialists. GCG is vendor-neutral meaning that we can help you find, compare, and order services from multiple cloud DaaS providers. We represent all of the major cloud providers – AWS, Citrix, VMWare, Dizzion, and more.

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