Cartika's Virtual Desktops for a Secured Work Environment

By CIOReview | Friday, March 20, 2015

ORONTO, ON: In the era of connected enterprise, security has become a matter of concern.Undoubtedly in the nearest future more and more enterprises will move to cloud for secured enterprise architecture. Cartika, an Infrastructure-as-a-service and hosted enterprise services provider’s release of new hosted virtual desktop product is yet another move to be cloud based, revolutionizing the way businesses deploy and manage desktop operating systems and applications.

Traditional concept of desktop is being shattered with the arrival of this new virtual desktops whioch controlled and maintained in the cloud.  Companies are now able to more efficiently manage, deploy, and secure their employees’ work environment.

Built on Cartika’s high-performance cloud infrastructure, Cartika Virtual Desktops offer a full desktop hosting solution. Available with Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8 as the base operating system, the company’s cloud desktops run on virtualized infrastructure with one CPU core, 2GB of RAM, and 60GB of disk space.

As with all of Cartika’s modular cloud products, adding new features is simple. Hardware enhancements including additional memory and RAM are available, in addition to a number of Microsoft applications and services, including Microsoft Office in both Standard, Professional, and Enterprise versions, and Terminal Services. Default installations include Microsoft’s Forefront anti-virus software.

“The days of painful enterprise desktop software rollouts and insecure desktop systems are over,” says Andrew Rouchotas, Cartika CEO, “With our cloud desktop platform, companies can easily deploy desktops independent of the hardware on which they will be used, giving their IT departments unprecedented control over security and users the ultimate flexibility in accessing their work environment.”