Comparison of DaaS and VDI services

Azure Virtual Desktop

Desktop As A Service (DaaS) is a broad term which covers remote computing services running in a cloud (private, public or hybrid). In the framework of DaaS services, end-users can utilize virtual apps and virtual desktops running on a cloud infrastructure. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is a very similar concept in which virtual desktop services … Read more

Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365

Azure Virtual Desktop

Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365 Microsoft have announced the Windows 365 Cloud PC, an incredibly simple way to securely stream Windows from the Microsoft Cloud, delivered as a complete software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution built on the Azure Virtual Desktop platform. Windows 365 is ideal for customers looking for a personalized Windows experience – including apps, … Read more

The Windows 365 Cloud PC

Windows 365 Cloud PC

The Windows 365 Cloud PC On July 14th 2021 Microsoft announced Windows 365, a cloud service that introduces a new way to experience Windows 10 or Windows 11 (when it’s generally available later this calendar year) for workers from interns and contractors to software developers and industrial designers. Windows 365 takes the operating system to the … Read more

Apache Guacamole

apache Guacamole

This post is also available in my podcast. Overview Apache Guacamole is a clientless remote desktop gateway. It supports standard protocols like VNC, RDP, and SSH. it is called clientless because no plugins or client software are required. Thanks to HTML5, once Guacamole is installed on a server, all you need to access your desktops … Read more

SBC vs VDI terminology and comparison

SBC-VDI

There are two techniques to execute desktops in a datacenter and present it to end-users: Server Based Computing (SBC). Also known as ‘presentation virtualization’ and ‘session virtualization’. Invented by Citrix when it launched WinFrame in 1995. It basically is able to host multiple user sessions on a single operating system. Each user session is able to … Read more