The desktop as a service is a cloud based technology which works as a form of virtual desktop infrastructure. The desktop as a service is also called as hosted desktop as a service. The desktop as a service provides a cloud service with application which was required for the virtual desktop. The desktop as a service stores and manage data and also provides data security service. The global desktop as a service market is anticipated to grow with a CAGR of 29 % in the forecasted period 2016-2023. The growing demand of mobility technology in several verticals, increasing trend of bring your own device in various verticals, and swift adoptability of cloud technology in several end-users are major drivers which fuels the global desktop as a service market.
Global desktop as a service market is segmented into products, end users, verticals and cloud services. On the basis of product segment, the global desktop as a service market is diversified into windows and linux. On the basis of end users, the global desktop as a service market is diversified into large size companies, mid-size companies and small companies. On the basis of cloud service, the global desktop as a service market is segmented into public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud. On the basis of various vertical, the global desktop as a service market is segmented into construction/ architecture/ engineering, public sector/government, retail, education, healthcare, legal, manufacturing, financial services, information technology and others.
On the basis of geography, the global desktop as a service market is diversified into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World. The Asia Pacific desktop as a service market holds the largest compound annual growth rate in the forecasted year 2016-2023. Japan, India, China are some of the major countries which accelerates the Asia pacific desktop as a service market. The growing adoptability of cloud computing technology trend in Asia pacific countries helps to accelerate the Asia Pacific desktop as a service market. From 2015 to 2017, the China telecommunication company plan to invest approx. $180 billion. Hence high telecommunication investment and adoptability of cloud computing technology in china helps to drive the market of desktop as a service in Asia Pacific. The North America desktop as a service market holds the largest market share in 2016 followed by Europe. The US and Canada are some of the major countries which drives the market of desktop as a service in North America.

Vmware, Microsoft, Xenserver, Citrix, Solidfire, Oracle, Amazon, Google, Leostream, Cisco, IBM, Dincloud, Tucloud, Apps4rent, Computers Support are some of the major companies of the market. Acquisition, merger, innovation and new product launch are some of the major strategies of the companies. In 2017, the Microsoft Corporation has announced that they have successfully completed the acquisition of Hexadite, an Israel based cyber security company which helps to secure the desktop as a service product. Similarly, in 2017 the Citrix has announced that they had successfully completed the acquisition of Unidesk a USA based company which provides product such as XenApp, XenDesktop.