Although EMC looks to TwinStrata technology to turn the cloud into a storage tier from inside a SAN, one customer proves CloudArray has value without a separate SAN for primary, backup and disaster recovery storage.
Amazon WorkSpaces has gotten a lot of lip service in the DaaS market. It doesn’t require a long-term commitment and its pricing is competitive. But it's SLA-free and doesn't let you host Windows client OSes.
Attendees at BriForum 2014 in Boston learned about the hottest topics in end-user computing: desktop as a service hype, how Google Chromebooks fit with VDI, evaluating mobile operating systems and management vendors and more.