cDesktop

cDesktop is OGL’s own ‘Desktop-as-a-Service’ or ‘VDI solution’ which enables you to deliver all your users’ desktops from dedicated central virtual servers which are hosted in our tier IV-aligned UK data centres. It offers 99.9% uptime and enterprise level redundancy.

cDesktop provides a centralised approach, not only removing the hassle of patch management, user administration and application updates, but also guaranteeing the security of your company data whilst enabling a more flexible method for staff to access their files and applications from any internet-connected device.

To deliver the best user performance, a Citrix receiver application is downloaded to your client desktop, laptop, tablet, iPhone/smartphone which is configured to enable access to your desktop over an internet connection. However users can also access cDesktop from any internet-connected device.

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The following applications are built into the cDesktop environment as standard:

  • Microsoft Office suite (latest tested version)
  • Chrome (Google’s browser)
  • Internet Explorer
  • Java Client
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus (updated daily)
  • Adobe PDF Reader

Additional business applications can be added subject to compatibility. Depending on the application, additional charges may apply.

Features

  • Includes general user administration (password changes, security settings)
  • Remote cDesktop end user support included in monthly fee
  • Patch management (Windows, Office, Google Chrome, Java and Kaspersky Anti-Virus)
  • 50GB mailbox allowance
  • 20GB data store per user within cDesktop (pooled across all users)

Benefits

  • Removes the need for onsite servers
  • Data is automatically backed up for 14 days
  • Avoid paying costly upgrades to latest version of Microsoft Office
  • Faster access speeds using the internet connection within our Data Centre
  • Fully managed solution including patch management