A consultancy-led client engagement approach to realise the operational or cost benefits of centralised virtual hosted desktop management
London – February 21, 2013 – Attenda Limited, the Business Critical IT company, today announced the launch of its Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Managed Service, to provide mid-market organisations with a hosted desktop platform for centralised management of the enterprise desktop estate.
The new VDI Service utilises VMware View technology to provide a hosted desktop platform for centralised and secure provisioning of desktops and associated applications, to fixed and mobile devices; complemented by a comprehensive monitoring capability.
Commenting on the new VDI Service launch, Gavin Jackson, EMEA Director- Cloud Services & Partners,VMware says “Attenda is one of only a few service providers to embrace ‘VDI as a Service’, as part of their long-term commitment to end user computing; sharing our view that this is an area of significant opportunity within the enterprise.”
In addition to the core VDI Service, Attenda is also developing an ecosystem of related services including User Profile Virtualisation, End User Experience Monitoring, Secure Web Proxy and 2FA; complemented with end user support desk and conventional desktop support, through trusted partners, to provide clients with a one-stop shop Virtual Desktop solution.
Commenting on the new VDI Service, Clive Grayson, Director of Service Strategy, Attenda says “Coupled with our existing services our new Virtual Desktop Service means that we can now facilitate and implement the best choice in hosted desktop delivery models for our clients, with on-going monitoring and support; together with a full set of consulting services from strategy through to implementation.”
The VDI Service is an integral part of Attenda’s Service Strategy, to enable mid-market enterprises to implement Virtual Desktop as a method of achieving operational or cost benefits. The VDI Service exploits Attenda’s existing operational model and platforms, including its managed cloud platform, providing economies of scale; and delivers the enterprise class security and availability demanded for business critical applications.
About Attenda Limited
Attenda (www.attenda.net), is the UK‘s leading managed service and cloud platform provider, specialising in running business critical applications. It has a Business Critical IT approach that combines business outcome focus with a structured engagement methodology and supporting services and infrastructure.
Through its structured Define, Design & Verify engagement methodology, Attenda helps to uncover hidden opportunities, offers straightforward advice and facilitates the right choices for its Clients; leveraging modular, scalable and secure platforms that Deliver agility and reliability.
This proven operational foundation ensures better business outcomes, whilst supporting innovation and optimisation. This enables clients to focus on strategy and their business, making them more competitive.
Attenda has built up a commanding market reputation, with the industry's leading accreditations and an unrivalled portfolio of UK enterprise Clients including Christian Aid, Microsoft, NHS, Nisa-Today’s, Princes, Regus, St. James’s Place and Travelodge.
Attenda is ISO9001, ISO27001 and ISO20000 accredited, is a Microsoft Gold Hosting Partner, VMware Premier Service Provider, a SAP Partner, SAP Certified in Cloud Services and a G-Cloud certified service provider.
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