Feature comparison

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High-level overview of features

 

ITaaS (IT as a Service) – also called EaaS (Everything as a Service) – is the complete package, combining every other XaaS solution.
DaaS (Desktop as a Service) – provides a remote desktop accessible from anywhere on any device and running from the cloud.
AaaS (Application as a Service) – enables dynamic addition of desktop applications to virtual desktops.
HaaS (Hardware as a Service) – offers easy provisioning of hardware for the end user (thin clients, printers, routers, switches).
VaaS (Voice as a Service) – provides simple physical or software phone support.

FeatureFlip ITAmazon AWSMS Azure & Office 365VMware Hybrid CloudThinkGridGoogle AppsCloud My OfficeCloud Workspace Suite
IT as a Service (ITaaS)YesNoNoNoYesNoYesYes
Desktop as a Service (DaaS)YesYesNoYesYesNoYesYes
Application as a Service (AaaS)YesManuallyOffice onlyYesYesPaaS onlyYesYes
Hardware as a Service (HaaS)YesNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Voice as a Service (VaaS)YesNoLync onlyNoLync onlyNoNoYes
E-MailYesNoYesNoYesYesNoNo

Virtual desktop features

 

Flip IT offers a complete DaaS (Desktop as a Service) solution that also supports easy migration any of your legacy applications to the cloud using our Migration Tool.

FeatureFlip ITAmazon AWSMS Azure & Office 365VMware Hybrid CloudThinkGridGoogle AppsCloud My OfficeCloud Workspace Suite
Optimized desktop protocolYesYesNoYesYesNoYesYes
VDIYesYesNoYesYesNoN/ANo
RDSYesVia IaaSVia IaaSNoNoNoYesYes
Remote applicationsVia IaaSVia IaaSVia IaaSNoNoNoYesNo
USB devicesYesNoNoYesYesNoYesN/A
Two-factor authenticationYesYesYesYesNoNoNoN/A
Microphone and WebcamYesNoNoNoNoNoYesN/A
Access desktop from tablet or smartphoneYesYesNoYesYesNoYesN/A
Access desktop from any HTML5 web browserYesNoNoYesYesNoYesYes

Flip IT Provisioning Portal

 

Flip IT Provisioning Portal is the central point for administration, management and control of your whole infrastructure. You can add new virtual desktops, add users, edit user permissions, etc. The Portal provides full white-label functionality, allowing you to rebrand the solution for your market and language.

FeatureFlip ITAmazon AWSMS Azure & Office 365VMware Hybrid CloudThinkGridGoogle AppsCloud My OfficeCloud Workspace Suite
Create/Modify Virtual Company/Department Environment (multi-tenancy)YesYesNoYesYesNoYesYes
Create/Modify Virtual Desktop EnvironmentYes - users and adminsAdmins onlyAdmins onlyAdmins onlyAdmins onlyAdmins onlyAdmins onlyAdmins only
Change management - approval processesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
White labelling (rebranding)YesNoNoNoNoNoNoYes
Language selection (localization)YesYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
Create/Modify/Delete Virtual DesktopYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYes
Dynamically Change VM RAM SizeYesYesYesYesYesNoN/ANo
Dynamically Change User Disk SizeYesYesYesYesYesNoN/AYes
Maintain Hardware Desktop Inventory (e.g. Thin Client, Monitor)YesNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Application StoreYesNoOffice OnlyNoYesNoYesYes
Dynamically add or remove applicationsYesNoNoNoYesNoN/AN/A
Integrated Pricing/BillingYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Integration with External Billing SystemsYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYes
User Bill ViewYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNo
Manage IP Telephony (e.g. Cisco IP Telephony)YesNoLync onlyNoLync onlyNoNoNo
Maintain Hardware Inventory (IP Phone)YesNoLync onlyNoLync onlyNoNoNo
Microsoft Active Directory serverYesLinux ADBring your ownBring your ownYesNoYesYes
File shareYesNoNoNoYesNoYesYes

Flip IT Monitor

 

Flip IT Monitor provides powerful monitoring, troubleshooting and alerting capabilities for the entire physical and virtual infrastructure.

FeatureFlip ITAmazon AWSMS Azure & Office 365VMware Hybrid CloudThinkGridGoogle AppsCloud My OfficeCloud Workspace Suite
Monitor physical server infrastructureYesVirtual servers onlyVirtual servers onlyYesYesNoNoNo
Monitor virtual server and desktop infrastructureYesVirtual servers onlyVirtual servers onlyVirtual servers onlyVirtual servers onlyNoNoNo
Monitor network infrastructureYesVirtual servers onlyVirtual servers onlyVirtual servers onlyVirtual servers onlyNoNoNo
Monitor remote hardware (e.g. thin clients, printers, routers)YesVirtual servers onlyVirtual servers onlyVirtual servers onlyVirtual servers onlyNoNoNo
Intelligent alerts (e.g. disk space, low toner)YesVirtual servers onlyVirtual servers onlyVirtual servers onlyVirtual servers onlyNoNoNo
ReportingYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYes

Flip IT Helpdesk

 

Flip IT Helpdesk is used by support operators to simplify troubleshooting of reported issues by end users. Flip IT also fully supports your own custom helpdesk solutions.

FeatureFlip ITAmazon AWSMS Azure & Office 365VMware Hybrid CloudThinkGridGoogle AppsCloud My OfficeCloud Workspace Suite
Virtual desktop process monitoring and troubleshootingYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYes
Virtual desktop remote access on users requestYesNoNoNoNoNoNoN/A
Helpdesk knowledge baseYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Helpdesk ticketing system (or integration with custom systems)YesNoNoNoNoNoNoYes
* All information acquired from publicly available vendor documentation