Which of the Following is Not True About Remote Desktop?

 In Managed IT Service Providers, Managed IT Services, Managed Network Services, Managed Service Provider, Managed Services, Microsoft

There’s a lot of information floating around about the value of a remote desktop, and we want to set the record straight. Below are three truths and a myth. Which of the following is not true about remote desktop?

  1. Remote desktops promote employee productivity.
  2. Remote desktops are insecure and vulnerable to attack.
  3. Remote desktops allow you to efficiently and easily access your data.
  4. Remote desktops are a cost-effective measure for your company.

If you guessed number two, you’re correct. Though there is a pervasive myth that remote desktop systems are vulnerable, it’s simply not true. When used correctly, remote desktops are a simple, cost-effective way to majorly boost your office productivity.

The Benefits of Remote Desktop Services
Remote desktops allow you to virtually connect to any device using a separate device. This is especially useful for those late nights when you’d prefer to work from the comfort of your own home but require access to your office computer. It’s also a powerful tool for remote work during inclement weather, sick days, and business trips.

A significant concern that businesses have about allowing remote desktop software in their office is that this creates opportunities for confidential files and data to be intercepted. That’s not true. In fact, it’s more dangerous to travel with company data on your laptop’s hard drive or a portable jump drive. These devices can be stolen, hacked, or tricked into connecting to a fake network set up by a malicious individual.

When you run a remote desktop system, the data is stored in the cloud. This virtual storage facility allows you to access all of the data you normally would at the office, but without the fear that your information is going to be stolen. Data sent through the cloud is securely encrypted, so you can have peace of mind that your company is protected.

Cloud storage also means less money spent on physical equipment and storage. That money can be reallocated for other priorities, and your business will still receive excellent service from a dedicated team ready to assist with data management and troubleshooting.

Verus Corp has a lot to offer when it comes to creating secure and efficient remote desktop systems. With a powerful suite of cloud based services and a reputation for dedicated service to customers, you can trust that we will provide you with accurate, honest, realistic answers about how to best manage your network infrastructure.

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