There has been an increase in the percentage of companies that have reduced their turnover to 26.4%, almost four points more than in the previous quarter.
The current complicated economic scenario has led companies to reduce costs to continue operating, and investment in strategic technologies has been. It will continue to be essential for the survival of companies in the coming years.
Desktop as a Service (DaaS) technology counts among its many advantages, precisely, this lowering of costs, in addition to many others such as being more flexible and scalable and helping companies that need remote access to their services.
Being such a versatile tool, its use is constantly growing, and, according to the latest study by Future Market Insights, the DaaS market is expected to invoice 5.2 million euros in 2022 and reach almost 17 million euros in 2029 In this context, atSistemas highlights the six main advantages of implementing DaaS.
Cost reduction: Contrary to other previous technologies, the use of DaaS allows investment in infrastructure to be practically zero since the cloud provider is in charge of providing the necessary equipment for the implementation of the technology, thus preventing the company from having to make an initial investment in infrastructure to be able to make use of this technology.
Additionally, the cost of the user license has also evolved in recent years and companies currently only have to pay for the use of the service.
Simplification of Maintenance Tasks
As a cloud-native technology, the implementations are done with an infrastructure-as-code philosophy, which facilitates maintenance tasks. It is essential in the case of updates since, for the company, many tasks related to the management of the system itself disappear, as it is a service offered by the cloud provider itself, as well as the hardware inventory, which the DaaS technology provider handles.
Agility in Implementation: As cloud providers manage services, DaaS can be implemented in less time than VDIs (virtual desktop infrastructure) since they require their infrastructure to function.
For its part, DaaS can be implemented practically automatically as soon as the company that requires the service contracts it with a cloud provider, thus allowing a faster and more functional implementation.
Scalability and Flexibility
One of the main benefits of DaaS is that being a cloud service, if there are peaks in demand, it is a scalable system that can be adapted to that demand; the same thing happens in cases where the demand is lower, thus reducing costs for the company that only has to pay for what it uses.
The implementation of DaaS also increases flexibility in access since if the employee needs to access other types of applications that they do not have on their device, they will be able to do so without any problem. The updates will be automatic on their device.
According to data from the sixth Hiscox Cyberpreparation report, more than half of companies have been victims of cyberattacks in the last year.
Despite this, virtual desktops are secure and isolated environments since business information is not stored on the company’s on-premises server but is delocalized, significantly reducing the possibility of data theft, corruption, or breakdown. Of the final device and significantly reducing the investment in security that the company has to make.
Remote access to all services: Previous technologies only allowed limited access to business information from workers’ devices, requiring employees to go to offices to access it securely and physically.
On the contrary, the main benefit of implementing DaaS is the ability it gives employees to access all available company resources regardless of their location, thus being able to work remotely from anywhere in the world.