Desktop As A Service
Manage Data and Application Efficiently

Add-on Users

Super-Fast SSD Storage

Guaranteed Data Back Up

Install Your Own Apps

vGPU Option Available

Reduce Investments and Costs

From $24.95 per month

Advantages PlansCase StudiesWhy Apps4Rent?FAQs

Desktop as a Service by Apps4Rent

Now Available with Citrix and Microsoft Virtualization Solutions.

A hosted virtual desktop service from Apps4Rent is a low-cost way to move your desktop and applications to the cloud. End-users can access the hosted desktop anytime from anywhere, with a variety of devices. Give your staff access to all their Windows desktop applications, including Microsoft Office and line-of-business software across a wide range of industries like tax, finance, accounting (QuickBooks), law, healthcare, software development and more – all with a smooth desktop experience. Our hosted dedicated virtual desktops now come with Microsoft 365 as an add-on option so that you can have anywhere access to all your favorite Office applications as well. Apps4Rent is a premier Desktop as a Service provider that offers 24/7 support via phone, chat, and email.

Unmatched Convenience

Mimics your physical desktop

Enjoy the same experience as using your favorite application on your computer. Choose from several Windows operating systems to power your virtual machines. Use Citrix or Microsoft virtual desktops for added convenience.

Introduces multi-user access

Empower users to access their virtual machines from anywhere on the globe. Reduce costs and increase productivity with multi-user access. Use phones, tablets, Macs, or PCs for using the cloud desktop service.

White-Glove Managed Service

Take advantage of the fully managed solution where Apps4Rent will take care of installing patches, upgrade OS, and install cumulative updates. It also includes round-the-clock monitoring of critical services and overall health.

Multi-device support

Use your virtual desktop with printer and other external devices such as scanners, hard drives, storage, and multiple monitors. The desktop as a service solution works with external devices just like physical devices.

Dependable, Protected, Reliable

SLA backed 99.9% uptime

Apps4Rent is committed to keeping your virtual desktop running. That’s why we match the industry-standard service level of 99.9% uptime, the same service level guaranteed by Microsoft for Microsoft 365/ Office 365.

Daily backups for virtual machines

All your data on the virtual desktop is backed up daily, eliminating the need for you to maintain separate backups. You are no longer vulnerable to data loss in case of hardware or software failure.

Built-in Windows Defender and firewall

At a time when data is vulnerable to hackers, malware, and viruses, Apps4Rent strives to protect customer data diligently. Our virtual desktops are protected by the best-of-the-breed firewall and anti-virus software, Windows Defender.

Top-tier datacenters for VM provisioning

Our cloud infrastructure is based in top-tier SSAE 16 certified data centers in New York City and New Jersey. These meet the redundancy and security standard needs of top banks and financial institutions.

Unparalleled Flexibility

Increase/ reduce the number of users quickly

We understand that your requirements change with time. Our flexible plans are designed according to your requirements. You can change the number of users, and upgrade resources such as storage, RAM, vCPUs, vGPU anytime.

No lengthy contractual obligations

We do not impose lengthy contracts on our customers. You can opt for our ‘pay-as-you-go’ model for monthly billing. Our plans include free setup. However, you can opt for our annual plans for attractive upfront discounts.

Install applications and integrate extensions

In addition to your applications, you can add several third-party Windows programs on our cloud-based virtual desktop. Your virtual desktop comes pre-installed with many free applications, features, and tools.

Round-the-clock assistance

If you face any technical problems on our desktop as a service solution, you can contact our support 24/7/365 via phone, chat, or email. We respond within 15 minutes and guarantee a quick resolution thereafter.

Inclusive Features

Includes pre-installed solutions

To help you get started quickly, your virtual desktop has several pre-installed applications such as IE, Firefox, Chrome, Windows Media Player, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Remote Desktop, MS Paint, Notepad, Notes, and Open Office.

No charges for additional apps

Do you need to add other apps that integrate with your software? You are free to install and integrate any legal application without additional costs for hosting. You have full access and control over your virtual desktop with our Dedicated plans.

Optional Microsoft 365 Apps

Microsoft 365 Apps includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, Teams, 1 TB space/user on OneDrive for Business, and other applications and services. Add Microsoft 365 Apps with your subscription for added benefits.

Protected by
SSL

Your connection to the virtual desktop is secured with “Secure Sockets Layer” (SSL) certification. Whenever you connect to our virtual desktop using any device, all your details are encrypted in a safe environment.

Dependable Services at Reasonable Costs

Reduces IT
expenditure

Save on upfront infrastructure costs with our predictable fixed monthly subscription fee. Keep your IT spend in check by eliminating unpredictable IT costs. Our desktop as a service pricing is competitive and will reduce fluctuations in IT expenditure.

Leverages rich experience

Apps4Rent has over a decade and a half of experience in cloud hosting. We have been hosting a range of applications and software on our virtual desktops and understand the needs of our customers well.

Certified by
Microsoft

We are a Microsoft-certified Tier-1 Cloud Solution Provider with Gold certification. Some of our employees have directly worked with Microsoft. We have a deep understanding of the cloud computing market.

Trusted by 10,000+ customers

We have served over 10,000 customers from different niches and industry verticals over the last 15 years in more than 90 countries. We take pride in retaining customers and in building a strong relationship.

Serving Over 10,000 Businesses in More Than 90 Countries

Virtual Desktop Plans and Pricing

Session-Based
Virtual Desktop
Dedicated
Virtual Desktop Bronze
Dedicated
Virtual Desktop Silver
Dedicated
Virtual Desktop Gold
5gb

SSD Disk
40gb

SSD Disk
50gb

SSD Disk
65gb

SSD Disk
$24.95/mo.
$22.46/mo. for Annual Payments
$24.95/mo.
$22.46/mo. for Annual Payments
$39.95/mo.
$35.96/mo. for Annual Payments
$74.95/mo.
$67.46/mo. for Annual Payments
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Open Office + optional
Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise
Open Office + optional
Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise
Open Office + optional
Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise
Open Office + optional
Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise
Grid-powered,fully-burstable RAM and vCPU Dedicated 2 GB RAM and
2 vCPU
Dedicated 4 GB RAM and
2 vCPUs
Dedicated 8 GB RAM and
4 vCPUs
Pre-installed applications
for tighter control
Freedom to install own
applications
Freedom to install own
applications
Freedom to install own
applications
Customizable for 50+ Order Option to add GPU Option to add GPU Option to add GPU
1 user included in the above price, Option to add users 1 user included in the above price, No add-on users Optional add-on user possible ($16/user/month) Optional add-on user possible ($16/user/month)
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Azure-Based Desktop
Dedicated
WVD Bronze
100gb

 
$90/mo.
$81/mo. for Annual Payments
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Includes Windows 10 + Optional Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise
Dedicated 4 GB RAM and
2 vCPUs
Freedom to install own
applications
Option to add GPU
Optional add-on user possible ($35/user/month)
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Why Apps4Rent as Desktop As A Service Provider?

Many cloud solutions providers offer Cloud Desktop solutions. Here are some reasons why Apps4Rent stands out for DaaS service provider.

  • Apps4Rent has provided cloud solutions to over 10,000 businesses ranging from small and medium businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises.
  • Our 15+ years of operations in delivering cloud solutions stand testimony to our deep expertise in hosting applications ranging from tax software to productivity suites on virtual desktops.
  • We hold Microsoft Gold Certification in Small & Midmarket Cloud Solutions, Application Development, Cloud Platform, Cloud Productivity, Datacenter, and Collaboration and Content.
  • We use Solid-State Drive (SSD) in our servers for better resilience, improved performance, and lowering operational expenses.
  • Our plans include the option to add dedicated vGPU as add-ons for enhanced performance.
  • Apps4Rent is a Tier-1 Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider for Office 365/ Microsoft 365 and Azure.
  • We guarantee 24/7 phone, chat, and email support for our cloud desktop service.
  • We handle the complexities of setup and maintenance of virtual desktop infrastructure and applications.

Case Studies of Our Virtual Desktops Across Industries

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Tax and Accounts
Denver, Colorado
The accounting and tax firm wanted to adopt the cloud technology for desktops in order to save recurring costs and enhance the capability of its teams to work from remote locations County Medical Center.
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Citizens Medical Center
Rochester, NY
The medical center had to balance the upgrade costs of desktops with the compliance requirements of HIPAA and HITECH. They decided to go in for cloud-based virtual desktops with Apps4Rent.
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Legal Firm
Jackson, Mississippi
The partners wanted their law applications and data on their regular desktops to be available from anywhere, using the cloud. They needed an IT partner that knew the working of law firms well.
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Web Designers
Bay Area, SFO
The designers and developers team wanted their work to be available for review to all the stakeholders from different locations through virtual desktops on the cloud, while ensuring data security and safety.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

  1. What are the advantages of DaaS, Desktop-as-a-Service?

    DaaS benefits from the latest trends in IT – the expectation of anytime anywhere access to business applications through a variety of smart devices, hardware virtualization, cloud hosted services, and outsourcing to specialized lower cost vendors. Business owners, IT staff members, and managers can focus their time and efforts on pursuing business goals rather dealing with employee desktops and associated software applications. A hosted virtualized Desktop as a Service from Apps4Rent delivers your desktop computing environment with 24 x 7 end-user support – at low costs billed on per-user basis.

  2. How does DaaS add value to my business?

    Desktop services in the cloud are more flexible than their on-premises counterparts. To survive in today’s business environment, organizations need to be flexible. Teams are formed dynamically around projects, team members work from multiple locations in several time zones. With hosted desktops, IT staff can quickly provision the right applications, increase hardware resources on desktops, control security, and administer from anywhere. It is always good to have some hosted virtual desktops handy with pre-installed applications to meet fluctuating demands. At other times, special applications and environments are needed case by case for short periods for specific users. It is easy to meet that demand with hosted dedicated desktops. Round the clock availability of the desktop infrastructure and knowledgeable support from Apps4Rent’s staff adds to the flexibility.

  3. How do DaaS providers improve productivity?

    Desktop as a Service providers such as Apps4Rent can help improve productivity. It frees up your internal IT team from being occupied with day-to-day troubleshooting tasks. They can now focus on actively being involved in the IT requirements of your core business. Moreover, having a virtual cloud hosted desktop means that your entire team, managers, and the stakeholders will become productive even when they are at a remote location, home, or travelling. They will be able to use the virtual desktop with a consistent experience, no matter where they access it from or which device they use. Windows DaaS plans from Apps4Rent start at as low as $24.95 a month for each user and this lowest pricing will further add to the ROI. With our virtual desktops, you can use your favorite full-featured business software packages that you have invested in. Moreover, you no longer will have to invest in upgrading your hardware to keep up with the demands of the latest software.

  4. What is the impact on our costs if we upgrade to Apps4Rent DaaS solution?

    Apps4Rent services and desktop hosting together lower costs for your business. The cost savings for virtual desktop services come primarily from getting things done faster for end-users and IT staff. And the savings in time and timeliness is worth a lot of money. Using a desktop hosting service provider such as Apps4Rent is suitable for offices where specialized IT staff is scarce. Apps4Rent’s desktop as a service hosting packages include anti-virus, regular backups, and popular applications. And our competitively priced and experienced staff can install custom software applications during off-peak hours, letting employees remain productive during business hours. In many cases, having virtual desktops in the cloud means doing away with the requirement of having a server in-house, maintaining it with all the necessary support and software updates. The costs are predictable in the form of monthly subscriptions and you do not have to spend capital on buying hardware or software; it also results in optimization of the desktop resources to match the needs of the hour.

  5. Can you guarantee the availability of cloud desktops with service reliability?

    Nothing can disrupt a business like critical IT infrastructure shutting down. Recognizing this, Apps4Rent host their virtual desktop systems in the most-developed data centers in US that are SSAE16 Type II certified. Every component has a redundant backup, right from the power supply to connection to the internet backbone connection to even the staff who manage it – Apps4Rent Has spared no efforts to ensure that your business keeps running smoothly. Don’t be too dependent on individuals when you have a whole team from Apps4Rent working for you round the clock. We have configured the daily backups to happen automatically and get stored in our secure data center. We also monitor and manage the software patches and regular updates 24 x 7 for the virtual IT infrastructure.

  6. How can the Hosted Virtual Desktop solution offered by Apps4Rent help me?

    If your occupation involves the use of computers in any form, our Apps4Rent Hosted Virtual Desktops can be of use to you. Unlike your office computer, you can access our solution from anywhere, at any time, using your preferred device including desktops, smartphones, and tablet PCs. Now you can always stay productive with Virtual Desktop offered by Apps4Rent even when you are not in the office.

  7. How do I know if Apps4Rent Hosted Virtual Desktop is right for my line of work?

    If your profession requires you to access data and files remotely, Apps4Rent Hosted Virtual Desktop is the right choice. Field workers in industries such as real estate, transportation, agriculture, construction, and home repair, who spend a significant time away from the office will find the solution useful. Additionally, professionals in the information technology, internet marketing, consulting, accounting, and designing niches, among others can access applications and data they need remotely.

  8. What applications can I host on Apps4Rent Hosted Virtual Desktops?

    We can host the majority of the applications running on Windows-based operating systems. These include accounting applications, email solutions, graphic designing software, analytics applications, and many other solutions.

  9. When do I need GPU with my Desktop as a Serve (DaaS) subscription?

    You will need GPU (graphics processing unit) if you use resource-intensive software and applications that cannot be handled by the vCPU alone. Typical applications include graphic designing software, streaming applications, and demanding PC games.

  10. What virtual machines are available with the DaaS solution?

    A. You can choose between Microsoft and Citrix virtualization technologies as a part of DaaS solutions. We also offer an exclusive Windows Virtual Desktop plan for superior scalability and cost-effective operations. with You can choose between Microsoft and Citrix virtualization technologies as a part of DaaS solutions. We also offer an exclusive Windows Virtual Desktop plan for superior scalability and cost-effective operations.

  11. Will I retain the ownership of my data on the virtual desktop?

    You will have complete access to your data. You will have admin access to your virtual desktop and can move your data and applications at your convenience.

  12. Is it possible for multiple users to access applications on virtual desktops with a DaaS subscription?

    Yes. We have dedicated plans that will allow multiple users to simultaneously access applications on virtual desktops. With these desktops, each user will get their own desktop environment with dedicated or shared space depending on the plan. Additionally, account administrators will have the ability to control access to applications for individual users.

  13. Will applications work the same way with the DaaS solution as with physical desktops and servers?

    Yes. Software applications installed on our virtual desktops work the way they function on desktops and servers. Virtual desktops can be customized to run different Windows Operating Systems depending on your application requirements. Once the installation is complete, you can access your virtual desktops on PCs, Macs, Chromebooks, iOS, and Android devices.

  14. Is it difficult to migrate to Apps4Rent cloud desktop service from our on-premises infrastructure?

    While the complexity of migration depends on the applications and the data you need to host on your virtual desktop, leading desktop as a service providers, such as Apps4Rent, will assist you with the technical expertise required for the migration.

  15. Is there a specific contract duration for which we will have to commit beforehand?

    No. We offer flexible desktop as a service pricing that is available both on a month-to-month basis, as well as annual payments. The advantage of opting for an annual plan is that you get the same solution at a significantly discounted rate. We also offer a 15-day trial period on specific plans.

  16. Is our data safe with DaaS providers?

    While most DaaS providers implement basic security and backup measures as a part of their services, Apps4Rent takes pride in our track record for reliability. Not only are we GDPR compliant, but also guarantee daily data backups to ensure that we are prepared for the worst-case scenarios.

  17. Why should I host applications on a virtual desktop instead of a web-based SaaS solution?

    While SaaS solutions are becoming increasingly popular, not all desktop applications are available as web-based solutions yet. Many of the applications that are available as SaaS products are yet to offer the same features and functionalities as their desktop counterparts primarily because they are not optimized for browsers.

  18. Why should I choose Apps4Rent over other desktop as a service providers?

    Apps4Rent is one of the pioneers in the cloud hosting business with over 15 years of experience. Our unique plans are designed to minimize your costs and are used by several thousand users, including Fortune 500 companies. This is backed by 24/7 phone, chat, and email support.

  19. How do I subscribe to the Apps4Rent cloud desktop service?

    You can click on the ‘Try for 15 days’ or the ‘Buy Now’ button below the plan of your choice. Alternatively, you can start a live chat with an expert right away.

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 Virtual Desktop hosting.”

Joshua, Sr. Manager, Cincinnati, Ohio

“I always prefer Apps4Rent over other Virtual Desktop 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. “

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