DaaS or Desktop as a Service is a common term in Cloud Computing. Desktop as a service (DaaS) is a cloud computing offering in which a third party hosts the back end of a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployment. With DaaS, desktop operating systems run inside virtual machines on servers in a cloud provider’s data center.
VDI is when virtual desktops are served through on-site technology solutions. A hardware stack is maintained by IT administrators and usually located on-site. DaaS is an approach that allows IT to outsource its desktops to an outside service provider. Basically, it’s like VDI, but as a cloud application