The desktop environment of a PC, that has been stored on a remote server are what is commonly know as Virtual Desktops. Users can access these Virtual Desktops from devices other than the remote server where all of the information, programs and processes are kept in tact and secure, yet are still accessible to them. If you have a PC, thin client, iPad or a smart phone device: these are just some of the devices capable of running Virtual Desktops. Any business climate where multiple workers can use the same core computer, are good candidates who could probably stand to benefit from the advantages of Virtual desktops.
Reduced cost is one of the most note-worthy benefits that the utilization of Virtual Desktops delivers to companies. With Virtual Desktops buying an individual computer for each and every employee, is a thing of the past. Alternatively, they can use thin computers (small, less expensive computers) created with the Virtual Desktops in mind. There is also savings to be gained in the fact that these devices are not as pricey in comparison to the power usage they require or upgrade costs associated with full-size PC's.
Virtual Desktops also bring advantages into the Management realm of businesses. The advantage lies in that Virtual Desktops ability to make it much quicker and simpler for the business administrative arm of a company, to assess and monitor the efforts of their employees. Virtual Desktops allow them to see what programs are installed and choose what programs their personal can use on their computers. There is no more physical leg work needed to monitor these concerns.
Perhaps the most significant advantage though, that Virtual Desktops bestow on its users, is in respect to the interfacing and the additional security it comes with. This is not to say that users should forego an antivirus program, but Virtual Desktops commonly ensure that data and information is kept in tact and is protected from manipulation... and in select instances, even from access. This element lends peace of mind to those using their own personal devices, knowing that the sensitive data is again, stored on the service and not their device.
Finally, Virtual Desktops are the new word in businesses convenience. On top of management's ability to monitor individual usage, and what's accessible on them... individual computers within company locations, can be used to access the network by multiple employees. If one computer is posing difficulties, an employee can access the same data on an alternate device or computer.
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