Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) allows organisations to run user desktops as a virtual machine (VM) from a centralised server. Access a fully personalised desktop from anywhere, for flexible, secure remote working.

Up to 100 desktops

Solution: FastDesk (UKFast's Desktop as a Service solution)

FASTdesk provides ultimate agility and cost-efficiency for individuals, smaller teams and SMBs. The solution is fully hosted and allows virtual user desktops to be created on request, combining all the features and functionality of desktop virtualisation without the need of investment in a dedicated virtual desktop infrastructure.

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Up to 1,000 desktops

Solution: Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

Larger teams and medium-sized companies can significantly benefit from cost-efficiencies of their own virtual desktop infrastructure over the ad-hoc DaaS model. This solution provides more access and control to allow for specific IT, control, and compliance requirements. Designed with scalability in mind, this solution remains reliable and flexible throughout periods of change and growth.

Up to 10,000s desktops

Solution: Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

The enterprise-level solution is based on ultimate resilience, reliability and security that can only be achieved by using a dedicated virtualised infrastructure. UKFast's fully-owned UK-based data centres are the perfect basis for continuous monitoring and 24/7/365 provisioning of business-critical solutions. Dedicated experts ensure the solution design, architecture and execution reflects the requirements of any enterprise-level organisation.

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Key Benefits


More flexible work processes for employees such as BYOD


Reduction of data breaches through remote storage of data


Improved IT admin processes through a centralised update process


Data storage is transferred to UKFast's UK-based data centres


Reduction of high upfront CapEx and unpredictable cost of ownership

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Features Overview

UKFast's Virtual Desktop Infrastructure runs on Cisco using Citrix® XenApp and XenDesktop, the leading provider of desktop virtualisation. Below is an overview of some of the core features - contact us for further information:

  • Flexible Use
  • Reduce IT admin costs
  • Simplified BYOD
  • Data Protection
  • Deployment of XenApp server hosted apps across 2012 R2 and 2008 R2 Windows operating systems (coming soon)
  • Secure access to Windows apps from variety of devices (iOS, Android, Mac, Windows)
  • Low-cost, secure virtual XenApp desktops for flexibility and control
  • Faster session load times based on configurable pre-launch technology and quick app reconnect settings

Why UKFast for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Full ownership and control. UKFast is the UK's largest independently owned hosting company. We fully own, manage and operate our ISO-certified data centre complex, which offers over 80,000 sq ft of enterprise-grade facilities to ensure the perfect environment for your business-critical processes.

100% network uptime. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure is classed as a business-critical solution, which is why we guarantee network uptime of 100%. Our award-winning support pods provide a dedicated team of experts for each of our customers.

Industry leading support. Our UK-based support is at hand 24/7/365 should the need arise. Our industry-leading SLA ensures your solution is supported in the best possible way. And in excess of +70, our Net Promoter Score (NPS), a standardised industry measure of customer satisfaction, stands at well over ten times the industry average of +7.

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Certifications and Industry Compliance

Crown Commercial Service
Cyber Essentials
Carbon Neutral
ISO 9001
ISO 27001
Your solution is only ever housed in our government and ISO-certified, ultra-secure data centres managed by security cleared personnel. And as an exclusively UK-based company, hosting with UKFast offers guaranteed data sovereignty. UKFast is a government approved supplier through the G-Cloud 12 framework.