REPORT

Gartner® report: How to avoid surprise costs with desktop as a service

Learn the best practices on how to optimize your DaaS spending

Gartner®: “I&O leaders must implement efficient IT operations that measure and focus on DaaS spending. If they fail to do so, they will quickly exceed their budgets.” In our view, this Gartner® report describes useful insights into DaaS cost optimization that are crucial to your strategic planning.

42
%

of IT and business leaders had deployed DaaS in 2021, and a further 30% planned to invest by mid-2023.

Through 2025

70
%

of I&O leaders deploying DaaS will exceed their budgets due to a lack of proactive cost management.

Gartner calculates that the wrong blend of always-on and on-demand VMs can result in paying 2.6 to 4 times the optimal cost.

Gartner® Report: How to Avoid Surprise Costs with Desktop as a Service, Stuart Downes, 18 February 2022

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