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Mikogo Puts Your Desktop In The Cloud With Its Cloud Desktop Solution

Written by  Ravi Vadugu | 04 February 2013
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mikogo cloud desktopHave you ever thought of accessing you entire desktop in the cloud? It is possible with Mikogo's Cloud Desktop. The solution is a browser-based system, built based on HTML5. Users on the move can access their very own computer system from any computer or smart device directly from within a web browser without any software downloads or plug-in installations.

This solution can be used to advantage in scenarios like outsourcing work to contractors, remote working and “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD). All the necessary software applications can be provided to the employees with ease. Once the user has logged into their Cloud Desktop they can access their very own operating system, software applications and files directly from within the browser. This eliminates the need for setting up remote access systems as well as syncing and pairing multiple devices.

“More and more applications are moving into the Cloud and this trend gives companies the freedom of shifting their processes into the Cloud and accessing services from anywhere,” explains Marcel Maron, Mikogo’s IT Operations Manager and pioneer behind the Cloud Desktop. “The advantages of Cloud services are accessibility and reliability because the services are managed by professional service providers, not the end-user. Operating systems, however, are presently still managed by the end-user leaving them to deal with constant updates, maintenance, performance issues, etc.”

While using this solution, the version compatibility of operating systems is not an issue. You can open your Windows 8 Cloud Desktop on a Windows XP computer, a Mac Notebook, an iPad, or any other device. All you need is a device with internet accessibility.

Mikogo helps SMBs with software for online meetings, web conferencing, remote support and online trainings. It also provides an easy-to-use online meeting solution for high-quality online collaboration. The company claims that more than 3,000 corporate customers are using the Mikogo technology and benefiting from significantly reduced travel time and travel expenses.

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Ravi Vadugu

Ravi Vadugu

An IT professional with over 12 years of experience. Project management is what i do. Curious/Interested in upcoming technologies, trends, software methodologies(e.g. Agile) and software tools. Love sharing knowledge with rest of the community.

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