Verio, a provider of cloud hosting, managed services and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to SMBs, has entered has entered into a licensing agreement with IndependenceIT. Verio will leverage IndependenceIT’s Cloud Workspace Suite to enable desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) on a subscription basis via Verio’s cloud hosting services platform.
IndependenceIT’s Cloud Workspace Suite would provide a complete cloud hosting-based application and desktop-as-a-service enablement and delivery solution, giving SMBs ease of management and access to productivity tools. The solution integrates access to business applications, a full-featured Microsoft Windows desktop, and corporate file systems, from anywhere and on any device. The platform supports more than 600 business applications, enabled on-demand from within the interface.
Verio will integrate the solution’s management and provisioning engine into its service portfolio via Cloud Workspace’s application programming interface (API), allowing for on-demand deployment of business applications. This integration enables Verio to manage cloud hosting services service delivery through its existing management tools while integrating and automating desktop and application provisioning, deployment and support functions.
“IndependenceIT’s Cloud Workspace provides a powerful and extensible Desktop-as-a-service platform for delivery of applications and full-featured desktop solutions,” said Hideyuki Yamasawa, President and CEO for Verio. “Cloud Workspace’s API will allow us to deliver strategic business solutions as a service, seamlessly integrated with our advanced management system and existing service portfolio.”
Verio is a subsidiary of NTT Communications and supports its operations with their blobal Tier-1 IP Network. Through this network, Verio provides partners and customers with access to business solutions – among which cloud hosting, managed hosting services and SaaS – in more than 120 datacenters worldwide.
IndependenceIT’s Cloud Workspace Suite is a desktop-as-a-service software platform that allows hosting service providers and IT departments to deploy complete workspaces in a cloud hosting environment, delivering Windows desktops, business and productivity applications, and a complete back-office system to users anywhere, anytime, on any device.