New IBM SmartCloud Offering Leverages Desktone’s Multi-tenancy for
Security and Compliance
“IBM SmartCloud services are renowned for helping the federal government operate smarter and more efficiently. We’re thrilled IBM has selected Desktone to extend those services to DaaS,” said
"This Desktone announcement demonstrates IBM's continued commitment to provide cloud solutions that meet the demanding requirements of our Federal clients," said
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 other approaches, Desktone employs true multi-tenancy, which enables the superior security required by the federal government. 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.
DaaS on the IBM SmartCloud for Government provides a low-cost, low-risk entry point into desktop virtualization for government departments and agencies:
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
About IBM Federal
IBM is a leading, full-service cloud provider to government agencies, and has 100 years of experience delivering enterprise-class, innovative, reliable and secure mission-critical solutions. IBM delivers government solutions through a combination of industry leading hardware, software, service capabilities of IBM’s Federal Data Centers, and adherence to industry and government standards-based processes (e.g., FIPS, NIST, ITIL, HSPD-12, PIV-2), resulting in compliant and reliable performance outcomes.
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