dinWorkspace – Hosted Virtual Desktop Overview
Hosted Virtual Desktop (HVD) is a cloud computing solution tailored for flexibility, productivity and security. To help you decide whether to go for an HVD, let’s discuss some of its key features and advantages.
What is Hosted Virtual Desktop?
HVD is just like your regular personal computer but with a difference that all your applications and data are stored at a central server. This may be located within the organization or in the data center of a Cloud Service Provider (CSP) like dinCloud.
How do You Access Your HVD
To access your dedicated dinWorkspace, you will simply enter the provided URL or visit dinCloud’s official website. You will then login using your unique credentials and have full access to your data and applications. You can start your work right from where you left off on the pervious login.
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Why Choose HVD?
Below are a few compelling reasons you should switch to a Hosted Virtual Desktop instead of a conventional personal computer.
With HVD, your data and applications move with you. You can use multiple devices such as smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop to access your apps and data over the HVD.
If you have an HVD, you can remain productive even without turning up for work. All your data and applications are accessible from the comfort of your home or while you are on the move.
The server that houses your HVD packs a lot of processing power. Any task you execute on the HVD will use the resources of the server, instead of the machine used for login. This will result in efficiency.
You can access your HVD from devices running different operating systems. The compatible operating systems include Windows, Linux, Mac, iOS and Android. The broad choice of operating systems makes HVD a highly versatile cloud solution.
In HVD, the resources of the Cloud Service Provider will be used. You can execute work even from a low spec machine or device. This will save you the additional cost of keeping your personal hardware up to date.
In case of HVD, all your data and applications will be stored safely in a central server of the Cloud Service Provider like dinCloud. There are multiple layers of security before access is granted to the sensitive data.
Another advantage of centralized storage is that even if your login device such as a smartphone or laptop is lost or stolen, your applications and data will still not be accessible by someone else.
The data centers of Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) like dinCloud comply with industry leading standards of data security. At times, this is also mandated by the law when data of sensitive nature is involved.
One more advantage of using an HVD is that CSPs use licensed software and productivity applications. This results in a seamless user experience, unlike a pirated software that keeps crashing or generating errors.
Why Prefer dinWorkspace by dinCloud
- Extensive R&D was conducted to develop an effective virtual desktop
- Physical security of data centers is ensured by access controls and surveillance
- Our data centers are compliant with Tier III, SSAE 16 Soc 2 Type II standard of data security
- Highly customizable solution to cater for your unique needs
- Manage the scalability of your HVDs with dinCloud’s proprietary management tool
- dinWorkspace is a very cost effective HVD solution in which you are billed on the basis of usage
- Highly personalized customer service and support is available round the clock
The Hosted Virtual Desktop (HVD) offered by dinCloud is a highly efficient and economical cloud based solution. You must switch to our dinWorkspace platform for your individual or organizational needs.
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Think of hosted virtual desktops as a combination of Netflix and iCloud services. Similar to Netflix streaming, no downloads are required to access applications or data from your hosted virtual desktop. The cross-device data persistence offered by our hosted virtual desktop is similar to the iCloud platform. These features converge for a seamless experience when accessing your entire digital workspace – not just documents or apps – from multiple devices at any time.
Why dinCloud for Hosted Virtual Desktops / DaaS
18+ months of research and development was devoted to our hosted virtual desktop product. As a vendor-agnostic cloud service provider, we were able to aggregate technology from multiple sources to form a high-performing hosted virtual desktop.
This robustness carries over into our security infrastructure. dinCloud data centers are Tier III, SSAE 16 Soc 2 Type II. This means that stringent security measures are in place to protect your company’s data. You can read more about our layers of security here.
For added convenience, our hosted virtual desktops are available through your preferred MSP, VAR or technology service provider. Our partners are able to provide industry level technical work.
Still considering why you should choose our hosted virtual desktop? Don’t just take it from us…
Hosted Virtual Desktop Reviews
Some feedback from current dinCloud hosted virtual desktop users.
“After moving to the hosted desktop solution from dinCloud, we’ve realized a significant cost savings—reducing our overall technology spend by 50 percent.”
“I recently got a new laptop and it took me less than 10 minutes to pull up my dinWorkspace session. From out of the box to fully functional in less than 30 minutes.”
“Load time is very quick. I click on the desktop icon and I’m ready to start working. Don’t have to wait for the PC to
Continue reading to learn more about the benefits and use cases for dinWorkspace, our hosted virtual desktop solution.