Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Desktop as a Service

Alibaba Cloud, the only Chinese vendor, has been recognized for the first time in the Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for DaaS.

WUYING Workspace (EDS)

A convenient and secure cloud-based Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) solution

Learn More


Gartner, a company that delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams has officially released the "Magic Quadrant™ for Desktop as a Service". And Alibaba Cloud, the only Chinese vendor, was listed for the first time in this Magic Quadrant and has been recognized as a Niche Player.

Gartner defines Desktop as a service (DaaS) as the provision of virtual desktops by a public cloud or service provider. DaaS is bought by digital workplace leaders seeking to provide desktop or application end-user experiences from virtual machines accessed using a remote display protocol. DaaS vendors incorporate a fully managed control plane service into their offerings, which facilitates user connections and provides a management interface. DaaS can be delivered preconfigured as a service or can be delivered as a DaaS platform where clients are responsible for self-assembly, configuration and management. It is charged on subscription- or usage-based payment structures.

Alibaba Cloud has been positioned as a Niche Player in Magic Quadrant for Desktop as a Service for its ability to execute and completeness of vision.

Source: Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Desktop as a Service, Stuart Downes, Craig Fisler, Sunil Kumar, Eri Hariu, Mark Margevicius, Tony Harvey, 5 September 2023

Disclaimer: Gartner 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 or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally, and MAGIC QUADRANT is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved.

This graphic was published by Gartner, Inc. as part of a larger research document and should be evaluated in the context of the entire document. The Gartner document is available upon request from Alibaba Cloud Computing Ltd.

phone Contact Us