Virtual Server and Desktop

Emeritus Virtual Server and Desktop Services

Get all the benefits of virtual environments offered by Emeritus on a complete turnkey basis. “Hosted services” is the general term for technology services with infrastructure located outside the recipient’s physical location.

The servers facilitating this service are located at Emeritus’s Data Center in Plano,TX. The hosted services are accessed by the customer through a direct network connection such as a virtual private network (VPN), on-premise servers, and office/remote desktops.

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Emeritus Hosted Services

  • Virtual desktop provisioning.
  • Virtual server provisioning.
  • Backup and disaster recovery.
  • Virtual application hosting.
  • Leading-edge equipment and technology for all our hosted virtual services.

Hosted Desktop Services

  • Fully managed virtual desktops from Emeritus come with virtualization technologies from Microsoft.
  • Dedicated machines with self-installation of applications along with Office 365.
  • Super-fast SSD storage; secure and reliable infrastructure and daily backups.
  • 24/7 extensive support by phone, email, and chat.
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Hosted Server or Applications

  • Application provisioning including remote device updates.
  • Secure remote access provisioning for stay-at-home and mobile workers.
  • 99.99% availability of virtual machines year-round.

COMMON TERMS

OWNED

The organization owns all or a major part of the IT platform that can be a mix of different types of hardware:

  • Fully owned: The organization owns, manages, and operates the data center and all of the hardware.
  • Partially owned: The organization owns the IT hardware, but a third party owns and operates the data center, which can be done through co-location services.
  • Outsourced: The organization may own or lease the hardware in an owned or shared data center, but a third party operates that platform.

HOSTED

A third party owns the platform and data center; the organization installs and operates the applications as necessary.

PUBLIC CLOUD

A third party owns the data center, platform and some part of the software stack:

  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) : Provides access to a pool of elastic resources on which the organization can install operating systems and other parts of a software stack.
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS) : Provides access to a platform that already includes a higher degree of the software stack, enabling the organization to install and run applications or services on it.
  • Software as a Service (SaaS): Provides access to a hosted software environment, in which the provider manages everything except for the addition, change, or deletion of users.

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