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Do you need DaaS? 5 hints to look out for

5 Capabilities To Look Out for in a DaaS Solution

I saw a sign recently with these six words: Change, of any sort, requires courage.

Change can be so difficult that sometimes we’d prefer to convince ourselves that it’s unnecessary. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, right?

But how do you know it ain’t broke? Complex systems and (infra)structures often fool us with their own forms of what amounts to landscape amnesia: By inches, conditions deteriorate, and this happens so slowly and in such small increments that we do not notice.

And maybe that would be okay, for a while anyway, as long as everyone (read: your competitors) accepts those deteriorated conditions. But when others around you begin to c-h-a-n-g-e — and they change in ways that make them more productive and cost-efficient, then anyone who does not change has a problem.

So even if you can’t explicitly point to the kinds of obvious desktop management travails that drive some businesses to Desktop-as-a-Service, you may see hints about your organization’s need to update an aging and inadequate IT environment from indicators like …

  1. Ongoing desktop security challenges
  2. IT support costs that are rising fast
  3. Needed hardware upgrades that are too costly
  4. Underutilized IT solutions
  5. Difficulty identifying root causes of IT problems

Find out how Quest’s Desktop as a Service Solutions will help you overcome these problems.

The good news is that you don’t have to rely on your CapEx budget to do it, thanks to customizable Cloud services — including DaaS — that you can pay for out of your operating budget.

Check out my next blog, too, where I’ll answer 5 of the most common questions I get asked about DaaS …

Meet the Author
Tim Burke is the President and CEO of Quest. He has been at the helm for over 30 years.
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