Desktop-as-a-Service by Apps4Rent
Works just like your physical desktop
Get the same experience as using your software on your physical desktop. We are unique in offering our customers a choice of Windows 7, 8, or 10 look-and-feel on our Desktop-as-a-Service.
Accessible anywhere on all popular devices
You can access your software from your home, office, or even on-the-go. It is accessible from Mac, PC, Chromebooks, Linux, Android, and iOS devices. Keep your accounts up-to-date from everywhere!
You get fully managed servers where we take care of installing patches, upgrade OS, and install cumulative updates. It also includes 24/7 constant monitoring of critical services and overall health.
Works with all local devices
Need to print to a local printer from your software on DaaS? You can easily connect your printer and other external devices such as scanners, hard drives, storage, and multiple monitors.
Safe, Secure, Reliable
Get DaaS with 99.9% uptime
You want your DaaS to be running at all times. That's why we match the industry standard service level of 99.9% uptime, the same service level guaranteed by Microsoft for Office 365.
Data backup on a daily basis
Your crucial data on Desktop-as-a-Service is backed up on a daily basis, something small businesses otherwise fail to do on their own, leaving them vulnerable in case of hardware or software failure.
Includes Windows Defender and firewall
We know that customer data can be vulnerable to hackers, malware, and viruses. Our Desktop-as-a-Service is protected by a best-of-the-breed firewall and anti-virus software Windows Defender.
Based in top-tier data centers
Our cloud infrastructure is based in SSAE 16 certified data centers in New York City and New Jersey, meeting the redundancy and security standards of top banks and financial institutions.
Flexible as per Requirements
Add/subtract users as per your needs
With time, your business requirements change. We have very flexible plans that are designed according to your requirements. Upgrade users, storage, RAM, vCPUs at any point in your subscription.
We do not tie our customers with lengthy contracts. We adopt a 'pay-as-you-go' model which means you pay monthly. It includes free setup and comes with a 15-Day Money Back Guarantee.
Add third-party apps on same desktop
In addition to your software, you can add several third-party Windows applications on our cloud-based Desktop-as-a-Service. Your DaaS comes pre-installed with many free applications and tools.
24/7/365 expert support
If you face any technical problems on Desktop-as-a-Service, you can contact our support 24/7/365 via phone, chat, or email. We respond within 15 minutes with a quick resolution thereafter.
Inclusive of All the Features
Pre-installed free applications and tools
Your Desktop-as-a-Service has pre-installed free applications: IE, Firefox, Chrome, Windows Media Player, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Remote Desktop, MS Paint, Notepad, Notes, Open Office.
Install other apps free of cost
Apart from your subscription software, add other apps that integrate with your software without paying anything extra. Unlike competitors, we do not charge extra for hosting such additional applications.
Office 365 ProPlus available
Office 365 ProPlus includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, Access, Skype for Business, 1 TB space/user on OneDrive for Business. Get Office 365 ProPlus at $13/user/month.
Secure data connection with SSL
Your data connection is safe with "Secure Sockets Layer" (SSL) certification. Whenever you connect to Desktop-as-a-Service with your software, all your details are encrypted in a safe environment.
Quality Service at Low Price
Saves cost on IT expenses
By paying a fixed monthly subscription fee, keep your IT spend in check rather than paying for unpredictable IT costs. DaaS is a good idea if your IT expenditure fluctuate big time.
Experienced player in hosting business
Apps4Rent is an experienced player in cloud hosting. Since a decade, we have hosted a range of applications and software on Desktop-as-a-Service. We truly understand the needs of our customers.
We are a Microsoft-certified Tier-1 Cloud Solution Provider with Gold certification. Our key team members have worked for Microsoft in the past. Therefore, we know the cloud business very well.
Over 10,000 customers served
We have served over 10,000 customers, including all kinds of businesses, over the last 15 years across more than 90 countries. We are not just any other cloud hosting company, we are Apps4Rent.
Why Choose Apps4Rent as Your Cloud Hosting Partner?
There are many Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) cloud providers, but only a few can claim our following achievements:
- We have served over 10,000 businesses - from small and medium businesses to Fortune 500 companies.
- We have over 14 years of experience in Cloud hosting business, including accounting and tax applications; business applications such as Office 365, and cloud infrastructure such as Virtual Desktop, servers, and private cloud.
- We have Microsoft Gold Certification in Small & Midmarket Cloud Solutions, and Application Development. We also have Microsoft Silver Certification in Collaboration and Content.
- We are a Tier-1 Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider for Office 365 and Azure.
- We provide superb 24/7 support by phone, chat, and email.
1. Who can benefit from the Desktop-as-a-Service offered by Apps4Rent?
If your profession requires you to use a Windows computer in any form, you can benefit from Desktop-as-a-Service offered by Apps4Rent. The biggest benefit of using Desktop-as-a-Service is its anywhere anytime accessibility. Your favorite applications located in your Windows desktop can be accessed through remote desktops, laptops, smartphones, Android or iOS devices, and Chromebooks. Even when you are not in the office, you can always stay productive with Desktop-as-a-Service offered by Apps4Rent.
2. Who is a potential customer for a Desktop-as-a-Service?
If you want to access your Windows desktop anywhere anytime, you can easily use DaaS offered by Apps4Rent. In many of the field occupations such as real estate, transportation, agriculture, construction, and home repair, employees spend more time away from the office than in the office. In many professions such as information technology and internet marketing, companies use outsourced workers or encourage employees to work from off-site locations, or from their homes, and at times from the office. Consultants, freelancers and seasonal workers like accountants, lawyers, designers, and web designers are the best professions to benefit from DaaS. Accountants need more workers during tax time and retailers during the holiday peak season. If your business hires seasonal workers or part-time consultants, you can easily provision DaaS with applications for the need of the moment.
3. Can Apps4Rent host my software on Desktop-as-a-Service?
Yes. We host majority of Windows-based applications and software on Desktop-as-a-Service. Please see the list of cloud applications and platforms we offer. This is not an exhaustive list.
4. How does Desktop-as-a-Service from Apps4Rent save my IT costs?
With the use of DaaS, you can keep your costs predictable by paying a fixed monthly subscription fee. If your IT costs are unpredictable, Desktop-as-a-Service from Apps4Rent helps you in keeping your IT spend in check.
5. Can multiple users simultaneously access the same software on Desktop-as-a-Service?
Yes. Multiple users can simultaneously use the same software on DaaS. For multiple users, you need at least our Dedicated DaaS Silver plan, and an appropriate multi-user license for that software. Each user gets his own desktop environment with dedicated and shared space. Account administrators can control access to applications for individual users.
6. Do I get 24/7 Support?
Yes. Apps4Rent offers round-the-clock 365-day Support by world’s best technical team. From helping you install printer drivers or various other devices on these desktops to designing the right solution for your desktop needs – our support team will do it all. We work like your internal IT team and we serve our customers with a smile.
7. Will my software work the same way on a Desktop-as-a-Service as it works on a physical desktop/server?
Yes. Your software version can be installed on our cloud-based Desktop-as-a-Service. We offer cloud desktops with choice of Windows 7, 8, and 10 look-and-feel; the right version of the OS can be matched with your software version. Once the installation is done, you can access your software from PCs, Macs, Chromebooks, iOS, and Android devices. Local devices such as printers and USB devices work normally with the Desktop-as-a-Services.
8. Is my data safe? And will my data be backed up?
Yes. We are very serious about the data security of our customers. We have secure firewalls that keep your crucial data 100% safe. We also abide by the GDPR policy. Your desktops are backed up daily. If your organization is very rigorous about data security, you can foolproof your security by backing up your data on Azure Backups.
9. Who has the ownership of data?
The ownership of data lies solely with you. We will merely setup it in the cloud on your behalf.
10. How difficult is it to migrate to the Desktop-as-a-Service?
It is dependent on your applications and their system requirements. The degree of difficulty depends on the number of applications you want to move on a Desktop-as-a-Service, and the process is quite like migrating from one physical desktop to another. Check with our technical experts on the ease or difficulty of migration of your software on a Desktop-as-a-Service. If you face any problems with the installation, our team is available 24/7 to help you.
11. Is there a contract period?
No. Our DaaS services are available on a month-to-month basis. We are confident of our capabilities and do not tie our customers down with lengthy contracts.
12. Can I really use it anytime from any device?
Yes. That's the advantage of using Apps4Rent’s Desktop-as-a-Service. You can use it from any device be it Mac, Windows, Android or iOS devices etc. All you need to have is an internet connection and you're good to go!
13. Why should I buy from Apps4Rent if I can get web-based version of my software from the developers itself?
If you are using a particular software from a long time, you have invested a lot of time in learning in and outs of that software. The web-based versions do not offer the same experience as on a physical desktop. It lacks the full features and capabilities that available in the desktop version. If you just want notifications, the web-based versions are fine. But if you want to work on it extensively, you need a proper desktop version. With Desktop-as-a-Service offered by Apps4Rent, you can operate the software just like you use it on a physical desktop. That’s a major reason why you should use a Desktop-as-a-Service from Apps4Rent rather than a web version.
14. What is Apps4Rent's experience in hosting applications on a Desktop-as-a-Service?
We have over 14 years of experience in Cloud hosting business, including accounting applications such as QuickBooks; business applications such as Office 365; and cloud infrastructure such as Desktop-as-a-Services, servers, and private cloud. Apart from our impeccable cloud-based services and round-the-clock support, we claim to have the lowest prices in the market.
15. Why should I choose Apps4Rent over other cloud hosting companies?
Unlike other providers who may trick you to purchase separate desktops for each user, we do not ask you to purchase separate desktops for separate users. You could always add additional users to your current Desktop-as-a-Service with our offering. This can reduce your costs by more than 50%. Add to that, our plans are priced at just $24.95/month. We also offer 15-day money back guarantee. We are a Microsoft Gold Partner in hosting, content and collaboration. With more than 10,000 customers including Fortune 500 companies, Apps4Rent is an established name in cloud business since 2003.
16. How do I proceed further for a purchase?
You can click on the "Buy Now" button above and you will be shown the step to proceed further. Do not hesitate to contact our support desk if you have any questions. Thank you for choosing Apps4Rent.
Henry, IT Auditor, Charleston, West Virginia
"I wasn't sure if they could deliver what they promise, but I must tell you, they did a great job in installing the software on the cloud. I am not exaggerating, but I don't think there is a better option than Apps4Rent for those who are looking for low-price Desktop-as-a-Service hosting. "
Joshua, Sr. Manager, Cincinnati, Ohio
"I always prefer Apps4Rent over other Desktop-as-a-Service providers because of the ease I get. Whenever there is even a minor issue, I quickly turn to their representative through phone/chat. Going with Apps4Rent as our cloud hosting partner proved to be a good decision. "