FAQ

  • January 27, 2014

    Can virtual desktops save you money?

    Yes, they can. But how much? Well, some virtual desktop suppliers claim big savings – as much as 50%. So why we are not claiming savings of this scale? Because each and every single company is different, including yours.

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  • November 20, 2013

    Is the cloud safe?

    This seems to be the question on many small business owners’ minds these days. I would turn that question round and ask you: • Is your company data safe now? • Is your server physically secure in your office?

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  • May 28, 2013

    Virtual desktop pricing – why does it vary so?

    I felt the need to write this blog as there is a need to clarify the difference in product quality and relative pricing for Virtual Desktops . This is a non-techy article as I am proudly non-technical. The need arose since clients have asked us to justify why our pricing on […]

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  • October 8, 2012

    What happens when the Internet goes down? The biggest fear when considering virtual desktops

    I have recently engaged in a blog discussion with a gentleman which began over the question of Internet connection.  Since a virtual desktop  relies on an Internet connection, this is not the first time this concern has been raised. And where there’s a question, there’s a blog post, so let’s get […]

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  • October 4, 2012

    Dropbox and a hosted virtual desktop – are they the same?

    When talking to people about a hosted virtual desktop and cloud storage, mainly Dropbox, we are often asked: “are they the same thing?” Well, I’m here to explain the differences between the two and why they are definitely not the same thing although they are both cloud solutions. Every day the […]

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  • September 24, 2012

    Why have a hosted virtual desktop flexiDesk® from 404®?

    If you’ve still not got to grips with what a “hosted virtual desktop” is, don’t worry, as it took me a long time to get my head around. Here’s a short article (for the non-techy) to help you. There are already a few companies out there doing hosted virtual desktops. They […]

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  • September 24, 2012

    What is a virtual desktop? What is a hosted virtual desktop? In fact, please tell me, what is a desktop?

    he technical guys have been working hard to produce articles on the first two questions. However, if you read them and still are unclear, don’t worry. These guys are very technical and make me feel like cavewoman. When I talk to people and tell them we virtualise their desktop, many, many times […]

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  • September 24, 2012

    System Profiling – To discover and to plan

    At 404® our policy is to speak a language that you understand. We appreciate that a lot of IT terminology will not make sense to you, especially when talking about a technology that you are not familiar with. We’ve tried to make it as simple as possible, but if anything is still not […]

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  • September 20, 2012

    Office 365 vs. hosted desktop (Take 2)

    First of all, to clear up any confusion, the  flexiDesk® is the 404® version of the hosted desktop. We wrote this article in response to what is currently our most frequently asked question:  What is the difference between our flexiDesk and Office 365?  So the following is our attempt to answer […]

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  • September 5, 2012

    Terminal Services vs VDI

    Terminal Services vs. VDI Right off the bat, this is not intended as a technical blog but more for small business owners who have heard of or used Terminal Servers and are now wondering how this compares to VDI. We also hate acronyms, so I’ll make sure that I’ll explain exactly […]

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  • September 3, 2012

    What is Desktop as a Service (DaaS)

    What is Desktop as a Service (DaaS) With-in the new era of cloud computing emerges an abundance of services that use the cloud in multiple ways so that you, the customer can have a wide choice of what to use the cloud for. We know in most cases one size does […]

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  • August 8, 2012

    What is a virtual desktop?

    So you’ve found yourself asking, “what is a virtual desktop?” Well let me clear that up for you with this short post that explains the basics of what a virtual desktop actually is. And don’t worry about having technical jargon thrown at you left, right and centre because this post is […]

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  • August 8, 2012

    Hosted Virtual Desktop Pricing

    Let’s be honest – it’s what we all want to know? How much is it and what do I get for my money? Normally revealing their pricing is not the sort of thing companies do; they want to get someone in front of you to SELL it to you. Well here […]

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  • August 8, 2012

    How does a hosted desktop work?

    Previously we have covered what is a hosted desktop and if you found yourself asking “well, how do these things work?” you’re in luck, because this post will take care of your curious mind. The purpose of this post is to explain how the hosted desktop works without blowing your mind […]

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  • August 8, 2012

    What is a data centre?

    A data centre is really just a place where a server or a collection of servers are kept. It can be a very impressive military grade setup or even a Computer under someone’s desk. What makes a good data centre?  Four things: Security Your company and personal data is important to […]

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  • August 8, 2012

    What is the cloud?

    It’s fair to say that cloud computing is definitely the biggest thing in information technology at the moment. However despite its rapid rise to glory many are still in the dark as to what it actually is. The first thing you have to get out of your head is the fact […]

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  • August 8, 2012

    What is BYOD?

    And what can my company do about it? Bring your own desk? Bring your own drink? No I’m talking about ‘bring your own device’. Every IT professional has realised their new enemy, and the source? The consumerisation of IT. When smartphones and tablets began to grow in popularity, especially those of […]

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  • August 8, 2012

    What is a hosted desktop?

    A hosted desktop is first and foremost a Microsoft Windows desktop most of the time. It’s no different to your current Windows desktop today. Right now I imagine your windows desktop lives on either a PC or a laptop, right? It has your personal background picture and the shortcuts to your […]

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  • August 8, 2012

    Virtual desktops vs hosted desktops

    Well to start with this is not a battle of which is better more of a what’s the difference. Basically they are the same the fundamental difference is where the physical computer lives. In a previous blog we explained that a virtual desktop is just a copy of windows running side […]

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  • March 15, 2009

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