Wednesday May 18, 2022 10:00 MYT
Spot PC provides MSPs and enterprises with a complete managed cloud desktop solution with the security, reliability and flexibility businesses need to succeed
SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – May 18, 2022 – NetApp® (NASDAQ: NTAP), a global data-centric, cloud-focused software company, today announced the general availability of Spot PC, the desktop-as-a-service managed cloud -a-Service (DaaS) – with security, automation, observability and optimization designed for the public cloud and the needs of today’s remote and distributed work environments.
Available today, Spot PC provides managed service providers (MSPs) and their customers with a cloud desktop solution optimized for infrastructure security, privacy and efficiency, with predictable pricing to reduce support overheads and allow existing staff to provide and support many other workstations, increasing profitability.
With the rapid acceleration of hybrid work environments, organizations have been forced to evolve their IT infrastructure to support remote work environments, create distributed teams, and enable hybrid offices while monitoring supply chain issues. procurement and cybersecurity threats. In fact, according to Gartner’s 2021 Market Guide for Desktop as a Service (DaaS), Gartner expects the global DaaS market to grow nearly 253% between 2021 and 2024.
But the most common solutions available for delivering remote desktops, based on traditional virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), were never designed for the public cloud and therefore require significant effort for administration, management and troubleshooting. As a result, today’s remote desktop offerings come with significant operational overhead, can be time-consuming and complex to configure, migrate, and manage, and are expensive to deploy and operate.
“Service providers and enterprises today need the right tools and solutions built for the cloud for optimal resource efficiency,” said Anthony Lye, executive vice president of public cloud services at NetApp. “With Spot PC, we are equipping MSPs and enterprises to bring differentiated and cost-effective cloud desktop solutions to market to meet growing customer demand and enable them to deliver flexible, secure remote work experiences. and suitable for a variety of users across multiple locations and regions.”
Spot PC offers a complete as-a-service solution to these challenges, enabling MSPs and enterprises to deliver secure, reliable, and fully optimized cloud desktops to meet a wide range of needs.
Spot PC offers MSPs and enterprises the ability to:
- Deliver cloud desktops with speed, flexibility, and agility across multiple sites and regions to support a wide range of tasks for knowledge and technical computing users
- Ensure cloud desktop environments meet security, availability, and performance requirements without overburdening IT staff
- Deliver a predictable cost structure using patent-pending AI and automated machine learning optimization
“We are really excited about Spot PC and the benefits and automation it will bring to us and our customers,” said Derek Anderson, President of Biztek Solutions. “We see Spot PC as the go-to solution for secure cloud-hosted desktops that will enable businesses to adopt remote and hybrid work environments that scale easily with their business.”
“Working with NetApp means that Cloud PC as a Service has become an exciting prospect for our customers to take advantage of Spot PC, combined with full support for the virtual desktop and office suite that our customers use,” said Peter Beglan , CEO of Cloud. PC Ltd & HyCloud Ltd. “We are so confident that this combined virtual desktop solution will be enthusiastically received in the UK that we have already planned to start offering Cloud PC as a service in the European market.”
Spot PC is available today directly from NetApp for enterprises and service providers with a fixed price structure per user per month.
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