Vendor Comparison in Workspace-as-a-Service 2016-MNM DIVE Matrix
Publishing Date: May 2016
Report Code: TC 4347
In todayís technology environment, increase in propagation of portable devices in enterprise and dependency of enterprise class applications is driving the need of deployment of workspace solutions in an enterprise. Workspace-as-a-Service (WaaS) is instrumental in ensuring seamless transfer of data and persona-centric applications across various devices located at geographically diverse locations.
MarketsandMarkets defines WaaS as a blend of integrated managed services provided to optimize and automate the delivery of applications and data across multiple personalized devices without threatening the security of the data or the device itself.
The digital workspace computing market is also gaining traction due to the increased adoption in disruptive technologies such as Bring Your Own Device and Internet of Things in enterprises. The key advantage of deploying digital workspace is assisting flexible provisioning of secure workloads, along with end-to-end business application recovery, controlled access, and management of business applications through a single unified portal.
This report on vendor comparison in WaaS based on MnM DIVE methodology analyzes and evaluates the key vendors in the WaaS market.
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Vendor Inclusion Criteria
We have selected 12 vendors for evaluations based on the breadth of their service offerings and robust business strategies. The focus of our vendor evaluation is based on the set of integrated services they offer for creating digital workspaces for commercial clients. A comprehensive list of all the vendors in this market was created through a service mapping strategy and MarketsandMarkets analysis. Based on their capabilities, innovations, and breadth of service offerings, vendors were shortlisted. Our selected vendor mix includes companies from Tier 1 to Tier 4 and covers the whole market comprehensively. The below table describes the company type with their revenue range:
The report covers the comprehensive study of the key vendors offering suite of services for deploying digital workspaces. We have evaluated the following 12 vendors: Atos SE (France), Cisco Systems Inc. (U.S.), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (U.S.), Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) (U.S.), Fujitsu (Japan), Global Workspace Alliance (GWA) (The Netherlands), Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development (HP) (U.S.), IBM Corporation (U.S.), Infosys Ltd. (India), Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Ltd. (India), Unisys (U.S.), and Wipro Ltd. (India).
The MnM DIVE matrix will look like as below:
Table of Contents
∑ About The Document
∑ Market Definition
∑ MnM Dive Overview
∑ Dive Evaluation Criteria
∑ Vendor Inclusion Criteria
∑ Vendors Evaluated
∑ Workspace-As-A-Service: Applications and Desktop Your Fingers for Delivering Enhanced End-User Experience
∑ Implications of Deploying Workspace-As-A-Service
∑ Globalization of Businesses and Workforce Decentralization
∑ MnM Dive Scorecard
∑ MnM View
∑ ATOS SE
∑ Cisco Systems, Inc.
∑ Cognizant Technology Solutions
∑ Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
∑ Global Workspace Alliance
∑ Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE)
∑ IBM Corporation
∑ Infosys, Ltd
∑ Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
∑ Wipro, Ltd.
∑ MnM Dive Vendor Comparison Methodology
∑ MnM Dive Matrix Description
∑ List of Acronyms
∑ Related Research
Workspace-as-a-Service (WaaS) is a blend of unified managed services delivered to enhance and automate the delivery of applications and data across multiple personalized devices without threatening the security of the data or the device itself. Furthermore, increase in proliferation of portable devices in enterprise and dependency of enterprise class applications is driving the need of deployment of workspace solutions in an enterprise. WaaS is influential in ensuring seamless transfer of data and persona-centric applications across heterogeneous devices located at geographically diverse locations.
WaaS is a combination of Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) and application delivery across corporate sub-systems, where DaaS is the public or private cloud distribution of virtual desktops to workers and applications as a service is the cloud delivery of applications to end user devices. Workspace gives end users streamlined access to all of their business applications and data from a single virtual workspace on any device at any geographical location and anytime. Furthermore, it gives IT a scalable, policy-based platform for centrally managing and securing corporate data across moving across devices. WaaS offers IT a user-centric platform on which all applications and corporate information are centrally categorized and then circulated to users based on their requirements.
The report on Vendor Comparison in Workspace-as-a-Service based on MarketsandMarkets DIVE methodology reviews major players that offer end-to-end WaaS suite and outlines the findings and analysis on the basis of two broad categories: Service Offerings and Business Strategies. Each category carries various criteria, based on which the vendors are evaluated. The criteria are provided below:
Based on the extensive secondary and primary research, key information about the vendorís service offering and business strategies was gathered. After the completion of data gathering and verification process, the scores and weightage for shortlisted vendors against each parameter was finalized. After evaluating all the vendors, a comparison scorecard was prepared and each vendor was placed in the MnM DIVE matrix based on their service offering and business strategy scores.
This report is instrumental in helping the stakeholders, such as WaaS vendors, system integrators, value-added resellers, and technology partners, to make business decisions on deployments of digital workspaces to streamline business operations and maintain secured flow of data and applications among heterogeneously located mobile devices.
The report covers the comprehensive study of key WaaS vendors, including Atos SE (France), Cisco Systems Inc. (U.S.), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (U.S.), Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)(U.S.), Fujitsu (Japan), Global Workspace Alliance (GWA) (The Netherlands), Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development (U.S.), IBM Corporation (U.S.), Infosys Ltd. (India), Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Ltd. (India), Unisys (U.S.), and Wipro Ltd. (India).
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