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Desktone Announces New Webinar Series on the Evolution to Virtual Computing
Desktone, Inc., provider of the first solution that enables virtual desktops as an outsourced subscription service, today announced a new, free webinar series, Desktone DaaS: The Evolution of Corporate Computing. In four separate webinars, Desktone and experts who are analyzing, building and consuming virtual desktops as a service (DaaS), will explore how cloud and hosted computing is transforming the corporate PC from a static device into a virtualized asset that is delivered as a subscription service.

Panelists include leaders and innovators from Hurwitz & Associates, IDC, Interarbor Solutions, The 451 Group, IBM and Pike County Schools.

With the Internet continually redefining how we compute, traditional corporate PCs seem out of place. They cant keep up with todays dynamic businesses. At the same time, emerging cloud and hosted computing trends are reshaping the way organizations consume and manage IT, said Candyce Plante, senior director of marketing, Desktone. Our webinar series brings together leaders in desktop virtualization, who will share how outsourcing non-strategic IT assets and purchasing them as a service can drastically lower desktop TCO, simplify manageability and make organizations much more responsive and agile.

The Desktone webinar series includes:

Cloud-Hosted Desktops: The Evolution of the Corporate PC

Explore the evolution from static, physical PCs to agile, cloud-hosted desktops, and learn how Desktone DaaS can help jumpstart enterprise cloud computing initiatives. Moderated by Desktone, this panel features analysts from Hurwitz & Associates, Interarbor Solutions and The 451 Group.

October 23, 2008, 12:00 noon 1:00 pm ET

The Experts Speak: Delivering and Consuming Virtual Desktop Infrastructure as a Service

Industry experts and key constituents involved in building, enabling and consuming VDI as a service (including IDC, Desktone, IBM, and Pike County Schools) will explore the economic and technology trends and realities that are driving cloud-hosted desktops, where DaaS does (and doesnt) make sense, and what to expect as DaaS adoption grows.

November 11, 2008, 12:00 noon 1:00 pm ET

Desktops as a Service Customer Spotlight: Pike County Schools

Hear the CIO for Pike County Schools describe how DaaS is helping them provide equitable, universal and secure IT access for everyone, while making it easier for their IT department to manage county-wide desktopseven in the face of budget constraints.

December 9, 2008, 12:00 noon 1:00 pm ET

CIO Perspective: Moving to DaaS

Desktone COO Paul Gaffneywho was recently named to CIO Magazines Hall of Famewill discuss the desktop management challenges IT execs face, opportunities that DaaS offers enterprises, and advice for companies considering implementing VDI.

January 13, 2009, Time: 12:00 noon 1:00 pm

For more information about the Desktone webinar series, or to register, click here.

Published Tuesday, October 14, 2008 10:44 AM by David Marshall
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