AWS is named a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Desktop-as-a-Service 2022-2023 Vendor Assessment

With the growing popularity of hybrid/remote work and pressure to “do more with less”, many IT organizations look to Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) as a cost-effective means of providing the desktops and applications employees need to do their best work.

In order to help organizations build effective end-user computing strategies, IDC evaluated the strategies and capabilities of 9 vendors in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Desktop-as-a-Service 2022-2023 Vendor Assessment (doc #US49857622, December 2022).

AWS ( is named a Leader, with the report noting, “Amazon’s Workspace Family provides a highly configurable set of solutions with an emphasis on using endpoint tools for management and infrastructure as code to deliver desktops when and where needed.”

Read the excerpt to:

  • Learn more about why AWS is named a Leader in the excerpt.
  • Understand the IDC MarketScape perspective on the current Desktop-as-a-Service vendor landscape.
  • Create an end-user computing strategy that addresses your unique requirements.


IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Desktop as a Service 2022-2023 Vendor Assessment

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. The Capabilities score measures vendor product, go-to-market and business execution in the short-term. The Strategy score measures alignment of vendor strategies with customer requirements in a 3-5-year timeframe. Vendor market share is represented by the size of the icons. 

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Desktop as a Service 2022-2023 Vendor Assessment, Shannon Kalvar, December 2022. IDC and IDC Marketscape are registered trademarks of IDC, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved. IDC does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. IDC research publications consist of the opinions of IDC's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. IDC disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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