Hosted Virtual Desktop / Citrix

Does the data still belong to me if it is in the Cloud?

With us… absolutely! Some other Cloud providers sneak a clause in their contracts which states that the data belongs to them. Be careful of these providers.

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What is a Hosted/Virtual Desktop?

Essentially your desktop/laptop is cloned and replicated in our Cloud infrastructure complete with all its Apps, programs and documents. Once that is complete your physical desktop is wiped and you access your hosted desktop via the Internet. This adds a layer of security & accessibility and gives you the convenience to work from anywhere using […]

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What is remote working?

In short, it means working away from your office, but during normal or extended work hours. This could mean working from home on certain days (e.g. to fulfil family obligations, pregnant mums, health issues etc.) or working from an Internet café in a foreign country while away on business there.

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What do I need to deploy a hosted desktop solution?

A virtual desktop can run on any device that has internet connectivity and Remote Desktop Service (RDS) – which means most smartphones and tabs, as well as PC (minimum Windows XP) and Mac.  

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Is a virtual, cloud-hosted desktop really more secure than having my own machines?

Yes! Your shiny new virtual machine is protected by round-the-clock security guards, and comes with military-grade encryption (2048-bit) and banking-level security (IL4)

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Can I set up my own apps and programs?

Yes and no. For security reasons, we prefer to not allow customers to install their own apps, yet at the same time we understand the occasional need for customers to do this. There are two ways in which we can handle such requests: If you send us all the relevant licensing information, we can do […]

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Is a virtual machine really faster than a physical machine?

Sometimes, yes, depending on the task and spec of the machine. The reasons why a cloud-based virtual machine is superior to a physical machine are its reliability, security and zero maintenance. Additional points in favour of using a VM rather than a physical machine are: scalability, no capital layout, space saving and a reduced need […]

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Will my apps run on a virtual machine?

In most cases yes. Please click here for a complete list of known supported software. Bear in mind that apps that are not listed could very likely run without any problems. Functionally, a virtual machine is very close to a physical machine, and can perform almost all the same tasks that a physical machine can, […]

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How much does it cost to migrate from my old cloud provider to you?

We charge a small one-off fee per user to migrate your existing desktop onto your new cloud desktop.

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How much does it cost to set up a new cloud system?

Nothing. Setup is free.

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