vDesktop is UNIT's virtual desktop technology that provides access to a high performing virtual machine through a variety of devices.  vDesktop allows users to access OS and various software applications virtually via any computer with an internet connection.  

vDesktop utilizes virtualization technologies that optimizes the delivery of desktops, applications and data to users. The operating system, apps, and data are streamed directly from the data center. This allows for the delivery of Windows desktops and apps customized to meet the performance, security and mobility requirements of individual use cases. vDesktop allows access to the Windows OS and applications from a wide variety of devices and platforms. This technology leverages Citrix’s ICA and HDX technology to insure a high quality user experience. 



Available Software Applications
vDesktop delivers a Windows desktop that includes applications including Microsoft Office, MS Project, Acrobat Professional, SPSS, Mathcad, Endnote, Minitab, SigmaPlot, Fathom, many common Engineering apps, and more...


FAQ's and Troubleshooting vDesktop  

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Data Storage Options
Your vDesktop session is destroyed immediately after logoff. Anything saved directly to the desktop is immedidately discarded.

For information about storing and accessing data files, please visit this page.


How to access vDesktop and other Instructional Videos

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