LEXINGTON, Mass.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Desktone, Inc., the pioneer of Desktops as a Service (DaaS), today announced it has been selected by Aeronomy, a leading private cloud solutions provider, to power its new DaaS offering. By partnering with Desktone, Aeronomy is addressing widespread demand for secure, reliable and high-performing virtual desktops and applications.
“We evaluated a number of desktop virtualization vendors, but Desktone’s was the only technology that provided the performance, security and agility we need to deliver privates cloud-hosted services. Its multi-tenancy and grid-based architecture make it easy for us to build and scale a very compelling, competitively priced Aeronomy Workplace service.”
“Aeronomy has had great success helping small- and mid-sized businesses deploy and benefit from private cloud-hosted offerings. We’re thrilled Aeronomy chose the Desktone Platform as the basis of its new DaaS service,” said Peter McKay, CEO, Desktone. “By leveraging Desktone’s multi-tenant desktop virtualization architecture, Aeronomy will be able to provide highly secure, dedicated and cost-effective virtual desktops, and easily meet growing demand.”
“A lot of organizations are considering private cloud-based solutions because of data security and data privacy requirements as well as the flexibility they enable for mobile workforces,” said Scott Bethke, CEO, Aeronomy. “We evaluated a number of desktop virtualization vendors, but Desktone’s was the only technology that provided the performance, security and agility we need to deliver privates cloud-hosted services. Its multi-tenancy and grid-based architecture make it easy for us to build and scale a very compelling, competitively priced Aeronomy Workplace service.”
DaaS has unique requirements—including massive scalability, resiliency and the ability to securely handle multiple geographies and tenants—which can’t be met by porting traditional virtual desktop technologies to the cloud. Desktone’s DaaS technology was built from the ground up for cloud delivery and Service Providers. Unlike Citrix and VMware approaches, Desktone employs true multi-tenancy, which enables superior security. Desktone’s multi-tenancy delivers a shared, unified platform for all end-customers, with dedicated desktops and completely secure separation across five critical levels: meta-data, storage, networking, directory services and compute. The Desktone Platform supports all versions of desktop models from full Windows VDI to shared RDS sessions and application delivery from one unified console.
Aeronomy delivers private cloud solutions to organizations seeking enhanced cloud computing, security and compliance, and disaster recovery. Through a combination of the best enterprise IT solutions available and personalized customer support, Aeronomy helps businesses lower their IT costs, increase efficiencies and productivity. Visit http://www.aeronomy.com/index.php/workplace.
Desktone provides the industry’s only multi-tenant desktop virtualization platform for delivering desktops and applications as a cloud service, enabling the deployment of Windows desktops and applications from a private, public or hybrid cloud to any end user device. Desktone enables IT service providers to rapidly provision desktops and applications to users connected on any device, anywhere, without the upfront costs and complexity of traditional desktop virtualization – transforming desktops from a CAPEX to OPEX item. Leading service providers, such as Dell, Fujitsu, NEC, Time Warner Cable and Dimension Data, have selected Desktone’s Platform to offer desktops and apps as a cloud service. Founded in 2007, Desktone is funded by Highland Capital and Softbank and is headquartered in Boston, MA. For more information, visit www.desktone.com.