Vendor Comparison in Workspace-as-a-Service 2016-MNM DIVE Matrix
The vendor comparison report on Workspace-as-a-Service (WaaS) based on MnM DIVE methodology covers a comprehensive study of the major players offering a blend of pre-integrated set of services to enable smooth provisioning of digital workspaces. The key 12 vendors in the WaaS market were evaluated on the basis of their service offerings and business strategies. The vendors were shortlisted based on their service capabilities, technology innovations, industry coverage, viability, breadth of services offered, among others.
The report will help stakeholders such as WaaS vendors, technology partners, system integrators, distributors, and value added resellers to make business strategies and decisions on the deployment of digital workspaces to streamline business operations and enable swift provisioning of flexible and secure workloads across 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. 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 instrumental in ensuring seamless transfer of data and persona-centric applications across heterogeneous devices located at geographically diverse locations.
The report covers the comprehensive study of the key vendors offering WaaS suite. We have evaluated the following 12 key vendors:
Atos SE (France)
Cisco Systems, Inc. (U.S.)
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (U.S.)
Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)(U.S.)
Global Workspace Alliance (GWA) (The Netherlands)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (U.S.)
IBM Corporation (U.S.)
Infosys Ltd. (India)
Tata Consultancy Services (India)
Wipro Ltd. (India)
Vendor Inclusion Criteria
We have selected the 12 vendors for evaluations based on their breadth of service offerings and robust business strategies. The focus of our vendor evaluation is based on the set of pre-integrated services the vendors offer to create and deploy digital workspaces at their client locations wherein the clients are commercial clients except independent software vendors. 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.