DaaS: the service to soothe our headaches

As the future of work changes post pandemic, so does the future of IT needs. DaaS could be the combination pill to tackle your software and hardware issues

The inception of the DaaS model went from zero to hero even before the pandemic came to haunt our IT teams. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

Device-as-a-Service (DaaS) is beginning to make quite a name for itself. It’s not a new concept by any stretch, but it’s certainly one that is getting plenty of traction thanks to its ‘problem solving’ basis.

In its white paper, Device-as-a-Service: Maximizing the Value Realized from your Future Workspace, IDC (International Data Corporation) defines DaaS as a long-term engagement between an enterprise and a single provider that involves hardware, software, and full life-cycle services of end-user ...