Analyst House Gartner predicts that Hosted Virtual Desktops will grow up to fourfold by 2016 to 49 million units. This trend is already growing in the business market with several benefits offered by hosted desktops service providers.
1) Businesses are understanding the benefits of hosted desktops
Many businesses are growing rapidly and so is the data generated within their organization. The focus for any successful organization needs to be on its efficiency and performance. However, the data in the systems is valuable too. Many companies are understanding the need to adopt the hosted desktop model that takes care of all their data at an affordable rate rather than taking the risk of losing massive crucial information. A hosted desktop is of great help to cut down unwanted costs, manage data safely and focus more on enhancing the company’s efficiency with the data back up available on cloud storage anytime!
2) Unbound access
Businesses consider moving to the cloud so that their data can be accessible from anywhere, anytime. Imagine you can access the desktop in your office, exactly the same way it appears even if you are miles away! This distinct feature of virtual desktops provides a great opportunity for many firms to expand globally where individual professionals can work for the company, the connecting point being the hosted desktop and a good internet connection! A hosted desktop also guarantees full security for the company’s information through strategic data management planning and recovery.
3) Virtual but safe
The damaged caused online by people with malicious intentions turns many businesses to depend on virtual services. Hosted desktops feature a user permission management system and user permission tools under a secured IT infrastructure. Moreover, virtual desktops offer a high storage capacity and are designed to store repeated events with high input/output demands like antivirus scans, log on/off options, booting etc. Some common benefits of hosted desktops include guaranteed data security with encrypted internet connection and a 24/7 data monitoring team. Most importantly Virtual desktops are efficient in providing data backup.
4) Availability of larger options
Virtual Desktops offer flexible functionality while adhering to strict requirements and security standards. They provide several options to ensure flexibility while working on your desktop. For instance, an organization may either adopt a customized desktop allowing each user to use their system according to individual suitability or adopt a generic interphase for organizational convenience. The desktop hosting service offers several applications to ensure timely enhancement of company’s system performance. There may be several applications running on your system, but with a hosted desktop, any application can be accessed from anywhere within seconds. åÊ
5) Uncomplicated operating system
Operational system helps isolate your apps from each other as well as from the operating systems, keeping the settings on your desktop constant. The flexibility to run multiple applications simultaneously or avoiding the clash of two different operating systems is what makes desktop hosting a user friendly system. This feature is an added advantage as it ensures no overlapping when several applications are being operated by single or multiple users.
6) A good system manager
All businesses would want their data availability in the fastest possible way without losing out on crucial information. A hosted desktop as such, ensures speedy accessibility and security of information from anywhere you work with an internet connection. Desktop hosting thus saves an organization’s time and money with the systems secured from viruses, crashes or any other mishap that would degrade the computers functioning.åÊ A hosted desktop takes care of data and file management, so that an organization’s key requirement to deliver its information to the target users in the most mobile and efficient manner is fulfilled
7) External hosts a blessing
An obvious question for any business would be, why hire an external hosted desktop when an organization can host its own data within its working environment. On the flip side, a lot of organizations are opting for external hosted desktops to reduce the burden of the IT department for massive data handling. External hosted desktops services specialize in performance enhanced data management. They charge a fee according to a subscription which is much cheaper than the burden a business firm would bear to maintain its own system of desktops.
8) The pride in Going Green
Virtual desktops can help boost an organization’s status as ‘environment friendly’. Instead of buying several desktops it is wiser to handle data on a virtual desktop, ensuring cost cutting and saving tons of energy that would otherwise harm the environment. Many organizations are flexible, allowing their employees to use notebooks or tablets. Such companies are called ‘thin clients’ for a hosted desktop service provider who only require software to be installed in their system thereby saving even more energy. Using virtual desktops is a smarter way to obtain dual benefits- saving money and reducing your company’s carbon footprint.
Hosted Desktops are the future of any successful business in terms of boosting efficiency, performance and security. If you are ready to move to the cloud and want the easy way, feel free to contact us at Ironorbit.com