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1 Analyzing the Business of Enterprise IT Innovation DESKTOPS AS A SERVICE The Changing Face of Desktop Virtualization Centralize management and administration of virtualized Windows desktops, and you can distribute your workforce and equip them with the tools they ll need to make sense of their world. ICE INFRASTRUCTURE COMPUTING FOR THE ENTERPRISE 4 FINDINGS At first, desktop virtualization was seen as a replacement for terminal services. It s not. PAGE 4 Desktop virtualization offers to do for Windows workspaces what server virtualization has done for the server to radically change how each instance is provisioned and managed. PAGE 16 Although conceptually simple, desktop virtualization involves many moving parts. PAGE 11 We define desktops as a service as some combination of the connection broker, user and application virtualization, a protocol or client hypervisor with management, and network and storage optimization plus a hosting partner. PAGE 11 5 IMPLICATIONS In 2011 we expect several top MSPs and cloud providers to announce desktop-as-a-service offerings. PAGE 11 Meanwhile, enterprise IT shops are reinventing themselves as internal service providers, in a bid to compete with the threat of obsolescence posed by cloud computing. PAGE 11 Desktop virtualization is just the sort of market in which an internal IT shop can profitably specialize and differentiate itself from third-party services (at least for now). PAGE 25 We see the market for enabling technologies picking up dramatically over the next three years. PAGE 33 With that pickup in revenues, we anticipate even more consolidation, and identify likely candidates for M&A. PAGE 34 1 BOTTOM LINE Virtualization makes it possible to treat the Windows desktop like any other IT service to manage it efficiently, provision it automatically and achieve economies of scale. Desktops as a service are here. NOVEMBER 2010

2 REPORT SNAPSHOT TITLE Desktops as a Service: The Changing Face of Desktop Virtualization ANALYST RELEASE DATE November 2010 LENGTH Rachel Chalmers, Research Director, Infrastructure Computing for the Enterprise 82 pages ABOUT THIS REPORT The world of work is changing. More and more people work at Windows desktops, analyzing data sets, looking for the wheat among the chaff. Their workspaces need to be managed and kept up-to-date, but their custom settings need to be unaffected when the underlying OS and applications change. The cost of maintaining these workspaces goes up and up, as IT department budgets remain flat or decline. It s no wonder that Windows desktop administrators are looking at their colleagues in server virtualization, and applying the same techniques to simplifying management of desktops. Virtualization makes it possible to treat the Windows desktop like any other IT service to manage it efficiently and provision it automatically. What everyone would really like, though, is to hand over all this complexity to a trusted partner that is able to achieve economies of scale. The stage is set for the debut of desktops as a service. This report examines the desktops-as-a-service space, including the market background and drivers. It also includes customer survey data, user case studies and profiles of both public and private vendors.

3 TABLE OF CONTENTS SECTION 1: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY INTRODUCTION KEY FINDINGS METHODOLOGY SECTION 2: THE STORY SO FAR TERMINAL SERVICES AND SERVER-BASED COMPUTING THE DESKTOP CONNECTION BROKER USER VIRTUALIZATION APPLICATION VIRTUALIZATION GRAPHICS REMOTING PROTOCOLS REINVENTING THE CLIENT STORAGE AND NETWORK OPTIMIZATION THE GRAND UNIFIED THEORY: DESKTOPS AS A SERVICE Figure 1: A New Periodic Table of Desktop Virtualization SECTION 3: CUSTOMERS SURVEY DATA Figure 2: Q1. What is your budget for desktop virtualization projects? Figure 3: Q2. What are the primary drivers for desktop virtualization in your organization? Check all that apply Figure 4: Q3. Which, if any, of the following desktop virtualization products has your organization purchased? Which is it considering purchasing? Check all that apply Figure 5: Q4. Which, if any, of the following graphics remoting protocols has your organization deployed? Which is it considering deploying? Check all that apply Figure 6: Q5. Which of the following challenges has your organization encountered in deploying desktop virtualization technology? Check all that apply Figure 7: Q6. Which of the following benefits has your organization realized through desktop virtualization? Check all that apply Figure 8: Q7. Based on its experience with desktop virtualization, does your organization plan to reduce, maintain or increase the number of seats in its desktop virtualization deployment? DESKTOP AS A SERVICE

4 Figure 9: Q8. How large is your organization? Figure 10: Q9. What is your industry? CASE STUDIES Cox Communications Credit Counselling Society Severn Trent Water SECTION 4: MARKET SIZING AND M&A MARKET SIZING Figure 11: Desktop Virtualization Growth Forecast Figure 12: Estimated 2010 Breakdown of Desktop Virtualization Revenues M&A Figure 13: Who s Playing With Whom Figure 14: The Last Three Years in Desktop Virtualization M&A SECTION 5: VENDOR PROFILES PUBLIC COMPANY PROFILES Citrix Systems Microsoft Oracle Quest Software Red Hat Symantec VMware PRIVATE COMPANY PROFILES X Software AppSense AppZero Atlantis Computing Ceedo Centrix DeskStream Desktone Endeavors Technologies

5 Ericom Software InstallFree Kaviza Leostream Liquidware Labs MokaFive NComputing Pano Logic Propalms RES Software RingCube Scense SIMtone Splashtop Spoon Stoneware Sychron Systancia Teradici ThinPrint tricerat Ulteo Unidesk VDIworks Viewfinity visionapp Virtual Bridges Virtual Computer Wanova INDEX OF COMPANIES 83 DESKTOP AS A SERVICE

6 ABOUT THE 451 GROUP The 451 Group is a technology analyst company. We publish market analysis focused on innovation in enterprise IT, and support our clients through a range of syndicated research and advisory services. Clients of the company at vendor, investor, service-provider and end-user organizations rely on 451 insights to do business better. ABOUT TIER1 RESEARCH Tier1 Research covers consumer, enterprise and carrier IT services, particularly hosting, colocation, content delivery, Internet services, software-as-a-service and enterprise services. Tier1 s focus is on the movement of services to the Internet what they are, how they are delivered and where they are going The 451 Group, Tier1 Research and/or its Affiliates. All Rights Reserved. Reproduction and distribution of this publication, in whole or in part, in any form without prior written permission is forbidden. The terms of use regarding distribution, both internally and externally, shall be governed by the terms laid out in your Service Agreement with The 451 Group, Tier1 Research and/or its Affiliates. The information contained herein has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable. The 451 Group and Tier1 Research disclaim all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although The 451 Group and Tier1 Research may discuss legal issues related to the information technology business, The 451 Group and Tier1 Research do not provide legal advice or services and their research should not be construed or used as such. The 451 Group and Tier1 Research shall have no liability for errors, omissions or inadequacies in the information contained herein or for interpretations thereof. The reader assumes sole responsibility for the selection of these materials to achieve its intended results. The opinions expressed herein are subject to change without notice. Analyzing the Business Better perspective from the top in independent tech research of Enterprise IT Innovation

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