There are many companies that suffer from the problem of managing applications which are downloaded on the computers of the employees or the devices of other users. The employees may have problems with their computers when they work which forces them to stop working for a long time until the problems are solved and their computers are fixed. The employees may also need to access the applications that they work on from a remote place but they become unable to do that because they have to work on the same device on which the applications exist. All of these problems obliged companies and others to resort to what is called virtual desktop infrastructure.
Virtual desktop infrastructure means that desktop operating systems and applications are hosted in virtual machines that run on remote servers. This technology enables users to have access to the virtual desktops and applications through using what is called a remote display protocol. The users who run the virtual applications on their devices will not find any difference between them and the ordinary applications that are downloaded on the operating system of the device that they use. There is only one difference between the virtual applications and the traditional applications that exist on the devices; the traditional applications can be modified and managed easily by the user while the virtual applications are centrally managed and administrated without the interference of the users.
The process of modifying virtual applications is not difficult as they can be added, improved or deleted easily without spending a long time to do that. The applications and data are more secured and protected from being lost, hacked or stolen which becomes a useful feature for protecting sensitive information that is considered as secrets. This technology saves time and money as the user will be able to have access to the virtual desktop and applications remotely from anyplace and at anytime without being forced to use a specific device or to be in a certain place. The technology of virtual desktop infrastructure facilitates the process of dealing with problems that the users face when they use the traditional applications on their computers or any other device as the problem will be solved easily on the virtual desktop infrastructure because the applications and the management are centralized.