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The Desktop as a Service (DaaS) price war is not necessarily a good thing for users. Here are six reasons to focus on value not price

Thu 3 Apr 2014

A Citrix blog its senior director of product marketing of the desktop and applications group that responds to the recent price announcements from Amazon and VMware and assesses that low price does not equate to high value but offers some value of his own with some tips on getting the most from DaaS.

True, infrastructure costs are an important component of any hosted service. But it’s like looking at the auto chassis as the basis for the cost of the car… what you’re really valuing are the features, body, add-ons, etc. So let’s take a look at the reality of using hosted DaaS, what the source of real value is, and you decide whether a new and incredible new bar has really been set.



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