Cut your costs and reduce the time and effort required to operate your clients: managed desktop services provided by noris network
With our managed desktop services, you ensure that all employees in your organization can work on standardized and secure desktops, regardless of the client hardware running on them. And, best of all: you also save effort and cost.
When talking about desktop PCs, even today most people think of so-called “fat clients”. That is, they think of PCs on which, in addition to an operating system, all the applications are located, and in the worst case, a large share of the data as well. Such fat clients not only entail a lot of effort during installation and maintenance, but may also cause unpredictable damage in the event of a loss or defect of the hardware.
The solution: with managed desktop services provided by noris network, you can use low-cost thin clients and ensure application security through the support of central systems in the data center.
Your benefits from our managed desktop services:
The right technology for your applications: Citrix or Microsoft terminal servers for Office applications or Virtual Desktop Infrastructures (VDIs) for more demanding applications like graphics/CAD
Reduced hardware costs due to the use of cost-efficient thin clients
Lean structures, plug&play setup for new devices and users
Reduced administration effort and simplified maintenance
Improved security, since no data is stored on the clients
Flexible scalability – from 20 up to several thousands of users – across one or multiple sites
Centralized protection and updates in the data center
Virtual desktop infrastructure
VDI – Flexible access to your desktops
Virtual desktop solutions free your employees from their familiar work environment. They enable secure online access to data, systems and applications from any location.
Your staff working in development, graphics design, or CAD departments need more powerful desktop clients with plenty of CPU or graphics performance? Desktop Virtualization (VDI) lets you deploy and quickly scale Windows or Linux desktops in minutes. This can save you money compared to conventional desktop solutions.
Your benefits with desktop virtualization:
Seamless integration of your individual business applications
You can selectively provide users with local admin privileges and give them more freedom and options when installing additional tools, etc.
In addition to supporting traditional office applications, a virtual desktop infrastructure allows the operation of applications with high demands on performance (CAD, development, 3D graphics, etc.)
Extend your possibilities and talk to us about the options that are available for setting up your desktop virtualization.
Terminal Servers from Microsoft or Citrix – more flexibility at lower costs
The improved network connection of locations and the possibilities of modern terminal servers from Microsoft and Citrix open up completely new possibilities for you. In most cases the Windows clients are absolutely identical and have no individual software apart from the classic Windows office software. Central solutions are ideal here. Especially for large companies with thousands of users of Windows applications, a remote desktop solution with central servers scales much better than decentralized clients.
Central administration, increased security, reduced operational costs, protection against data loss. These are just a few of the benefits you get when you move hard-to-manage desktops to servers in secure data centers. Instead of investing in the hardware of many fat clients, you better invest time and money in virtualization on terminals as part of a hosted service.
The result: You work with low-cost thin clients and eliminate the complexity of different desktop configurations. A virtual infrastructure with powerful servers provides the computing power for the terminal servers.
Finally, the desktop world is scalable. New hardware? Updates? New users? Changing jobs? Different locations? Security? Your entire desktop support becomes central and lean. Plug-and-play instead of configuring individual desktops.
We provide all necessary licenses and set up the terminal server so that you can work directly with it. As a premium service provider, we offer you premium quality.
In the Citrix Enterprise version, we use application and desktop probing, which enables us to detect and resolve backend problems faster and more reliably.
Your benefits provided by Terminal Servers:
Support of multiple technologies (Citrix or Microsoft terminal servers)
Free scalability of resources through flexible pay-as-you-grow model
Fast and uncomplicated connection and support of geographically distributed and mobile clients
Browser-based access (HTML) in the Citrix variants
Consultancy, concepts and support for the migration to terminal servers
Talk to us about how you can streamline your IT with managed desktop services.
For the protection of your systems we offer for the terminal server apart from the included protection mechanisms further very effective options, which increase security by a multiple.
Managed two-factor authentication gives you more security by compensating for the weaknesses of one factor by adding an additional security mechanism. We always combine the factors “something you know and something you have”.
Office solution needed? No problem!
We offer you the opportunity to bring your own Office licenses. If you do not yet own one, you can obtain licenses from us at any time – also as a 365 version!
If required, we will also install Microsoft Office completely free of charge in advance.
Save time and money
Applications are installed only once and do not have to be installed and maintained separately on each client: central management saves you a lot of time. You also save money by saving on licenses, energy, installation and maintenance costs, and expensive high-end hardware.
By combining it with noris cloud points, you can easily allocate more resources to the terminal server if required.
In the HA variant, the specified cloud points are calculated in addition to those calculated in the respective business variant.
How many Cloud Points you need for which terminal server variant and which number of Named Users in the standard can be found in the first of the following tables. This includes the resources for the terminal server environment itself and the underlying infrastructure.
If you want to know which resources we use by default for the terminal server, you will find this in detail in the table below. The resources for the infrastructure of the terminal server environment are not included in this overview.
Terminal Server Cloud Points by default*
Resources Terminal Server by default*
*) The information on the expected cloud points is based on the noris cloud points catalogue of 30.08.2018.