Hosted Desktop UK - Your office anywhere

HDUK_SchoolsEducation Hosted Education and Training - Hosted Desktop UK offers hosting services to public and private education and training organisations.

Here at Hosted Desktop UK we recognise the need for providers to deliver education and training in a wide variety of situations, being able to access applications and data remotely via the internet allows you to deliver your message anywhere, and at any time, with suitably connected devices including tablets and smart phones.

A hosted solution offers organisations a practical way of reducing IT costs, we can host your applications or a complete desktop, with the option to include MS Office and Exchange Email, all for a competitive monthly fee. The use of low cost low power consumption ‘thin clients’ as local machines to connect to the hosted platform means, for example, that it is possible to equip a training suite at relatively low cost, and with reduced software licence fees, when compared to a traditional in-house server system connected to standard desktop PC’s.

As the provision of a hosted desktop is a fixed monthly operating cost this will help organisations with their cash flow, once your ‘virtual server’ is set up new users can be added with minimal notice for a small one off setup fee, likewise they can also be suspended or removed very quickly with no charge, this means you only ever need pay for active users. We also offer a part-time user package where two or more people working different hours can share one login or alternatively we can offer a lower monthly fee for one person working a reduced number of days over the standard working week.

We store your data on enterprise level servers in two of Europe’s most secure data centres, employing the highest level of both physical and virtual security, your data is backed up daily and replicated hourly to our second site. See more information on Backup & Replication. Having your data stored off site ensures business continuity in case of natural disaster, fire, flood, theft, or criminal damage to your own premises. To get more information on security click here.

We have over 8,000 users using our Hosted Desktop, Hosted Application, and Hosted Exchange services.

See what some of our clients say.

  • 3 Million

    Emails received each day

  • 250+

    Different applications installed

  • 7000+

    Hosted Exchange Mailboxes

  • 4800+

    Active Hosted Desktop Users

  • Less staff time on IT
  • Increased staff productivity
  • Access your desktop anywhere - your office, on site, at home, on the move
  • Integrated IT between sites
  • No more CapEx on servers
  • Migration done out of hours for minimal disruption
  • Quickly add new users for any staff changes
  • Software updates loaded for you
  • Unlimited number of applications
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More than 10,000 users trust HDUK for their Hosted Services. Here are just some of our clients:

  • CS_AtriaAssociates
    AIMS 215 x 97
    CS_BrookesSivyer
    CS_gloverStanbury
  • CS_interface
    CS_mcphersons
    CS_pattinsons
    CS_SmithKennedy
  • CS_pastel
    CS_wintersSolicitors
    CS_wilkinsKennedy
    CS_prism

HDUK Business Awards

  • Everline 50 215 x 114
    42under42 215x114
  • west-morn
    eande
  • EE_FinalistSBY
    EE_Winner
  • WMN2012
    EE_Finalist3

HDUK Partners & Accreditations

  • Cyber Essentials 215 x 114
    NimbleStorage
  • ms-partnet
    fsb
  • theBunker
    Cyber Essentials 215 x 114
  • DellPartnerDirect
    ms-cert
  • goCardless
    AVG Gold Reseller
  • Over 94% of our clients would recommend our Hosted Services to another business
  • Over 53% of our clients say that anywhere access was their main reason for moving to a hosted solution
  • 60% of our clients chose us as their preferred hosting provider due to a recommendation
  • Over 92% of our clients say that they now spend less time dealing with IT issues
  • 41% of our clients stated that improved security was their main reason for moving to a hosted solution

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