Hosted Virtual Desktop Infrastructure-What is it?
For those new to the whole concept, the VDI or Hosted Virtual Desktop, alternatively referred to as Virtual Desktop, will sound like a creation from the outer space as matter of fact. However, for a simplistic consumption and grasping of what it is all about is to say that it is essentially a cloud service which will get you an opportunity to get to your laptop or PC device from remote locations and virtually whichever place you may be. The only things you need to enjoy the Hosted Desktop service is merely an internet access and the same access to a device.
“How does it work anyway?”, one may ask. As we have mentioned above, as a user you will access your Hosted Virtual Desktop work through your device of choice which will allow you connection to the internet (laptop, standard PC, tablet, or android, for a mention of some of the examples).
No need to concern yourself about the experience and effects of the service to you or your employees for this will remain unaffected. There is “the Cloud”, which is a remote server, quite secure, where all your data essentials will be stored and not the hard drive of an end user machine, for all the items of data such as the desk top wallpaper, shortcuts, and documents, plus any other item of data you may have on your desktop.
The Hosted Virtual Desktop is a great advantage to you as it offers you an alternative site for the storage of your files and drives so as to cushion you against the unfortunate happenings of losing your computer to theft or files and drives corrupting or desktop getting corrupted, as a result of the fact that they were remotely stored in an alternative “Cloud”. The leading IT solutions companies have joined forces to ensure that they get their customers desktop virtualization services to customers and this means that their customers can have peace of mind that their machines are virtually hosted by a reliable service or site.
The next question one may be asking themselves is just how their businesses may actually benefit from the cloud hosting infrastructure. Read further and see how your business will have further benefits accruing to it from the outsourced desktop hosting service, alternatively called the VDI service.
The first we will look at under this is the fact that the VDI will grant you 24/7 access to your desktop functionality provided you have an access to a device with browsing capability. Secondly is the fact that you will have faster IT deployment for the fresh ones joining the user team as the desktops will be setup in a very short time.