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    Virtual desktop allows you to improve and streamline your operations. If you’re not familiar, virtual desktop hosting is using technology to separate a computer desktop environment from the physical computer. The virtualized desktop is store on a centralized or remote server, not the physical machine.

    There are many virtual desktop platforms available, but a well-known one is Windows Virtual Desktop.

    It’s a comprehensive desktop and app virtualization service running on the cloud, through Microsoft Azure. It offers simplified management with many features specific to the platform. Windows Virtual Desktop allows you to deploy a more secure and productive experience and has built-in security and compliance features.

    By working with a professional IT firm, you can implement Windows Virtual Desktop and other IT solutions from infrastructure to security that can help your business run more efficiently.

    Here are the top benefits of using Windows Virtual Desktop.

    Flexibility & Efficiency
    The freedom that using a virtual desktop brings will create an advantage of workplace flexibility and efficiency. With desktops being hosted virtually, your team can access them from any location, situation, or device.

    This can allow your employees to work remotely or not be tied to a physical location to get their work done, which can create a great company culture and happy employees. In the case of emergencies, you also won’t have to worry about not having access to certain files you’ll need allowing you to work more capably.

    Considerable Cost Savings
    Not only is a virtual desktop making you more efficient in your operations, but it can save you a lot of costs in the long run by reducing desktop management, infrastructure, and support costs.

    By relying less on expensive desktop computers, and software licenses, your overall setup will be less. Upgrades and maintenance will also be reduced when they are taking place in a centralized matter, rather than over many different machines.

    Enhanced Security
    Virtual desktops have been proven to provide advanced security.

    In general, with the company’s information being stored on a remote server, it removes the risk of computer hardware to be stolen, lost or tampered with. Also, permissions can be easily changed on who has access to certain files.

    Windows Virtual Desktop specifically offers the same security that Microsoft Azure provides. Microsoft invests more than $1 billion annually on cyber security research and development with more than 3,500 security experts on staff completely dedicated to users’ data security and privacy. Azure also has more compliance certifications than any other cloud provider to ensure that your virtual desktop has the highest security possible.

    Special Features
    While there are many other providers for virtual desktops out there, Windows Virtual Desktop has a few special features that set them apart.

    They are the only virtual desktop infrastructure that delivers a multi-session Windows 10 desktop experience and enables optimizations for Office 365 pro plus. Using Windows Desktop, you are able to deploy and scale in minutes, and can easily migrate remote desktop services.

    I hope this information will be helpful!
    Mark Wilson

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