Remote Desktop Business Solutions

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Remote Desktop Business Solutions allow businesses to deploy third party and custom developed internal business applications to remote users using Microsoft Terminal Services.

Remote Desktop Solutions help businesses grow by allowing delivering applications to remote offices and 'work at home' employees while reducing your investment in infrastructure by eliminating the cost of self-built facilities that can be expensive to operate and beyond the financial means and technical skills of many small businesses.

Because applications are executed using MSD servers instead of individual PC's, your cost for individual user workstations is reduced; allowing you to invest in lower cost PC or terminal services compatible thin-client workstations instead of more expensive hardware.

Because applications are executed using MSD servers, the danger of infecting vital business solutions with viruses or of third party intruders gaining access to important corporate data is reduced or eliminated.

A True 'Mobile Office' Solution

Being a Mobile Office means being able to run your business applications from anywhere, at any time. With MSD's Remote Desktop Business Solution you're no longer limited to using your vital business applications from one location. Imagine being able to access your business applications while traveling or from both the office and from home. Imagine being able to deliver and support your business applications from two, three or more office locations.

At MSD, we support a wide range of third party business applications like QuickBooks as well as many custom developed software application programs. Right now, today, hundreds of businesses around the world are operating applications hosted by MSD servers. Shouldn't you be one?

Protect Your Business From Disaster

Many MSD customers are located in areas that are subject to a variety of potential natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, forest fires or severe winter weather conditions. While we all hope that our businesses are safe from disaster the reality is that circumstances can cause any business to be unable to operate, sometimes for days and sometimes for weeks. With MSD's hosted Remote Desktop solutions clients can quickly relocate or arrange for employees to work from home or other locations and reduce risk.  


Reduce IT Support and Infrastructure Costs

Tired of the high cost of local technical support staff and the infrastructure costs of servers, backups and other IT related services? MSD's Remote Desktop Business Solutions are delivered as a fully managed service. We provide solutions that reduce or eliminate the costs of equipment and the costs of maintaining local resources needed to operate your business.

We offer a full range of technical support options to support your Remote Desktop Business Solution deployment, and you no longer have to worry about the safety of your data because MSD makes sure it is protected and available.

Service Fees

Service fees for MSD's Remote Desktop Business Solutions vary depending on the level of services you request, but the costs of our standard business services are pretty easy to figure out. There are four elements that combine to determine your monthly service fees:

1.     For all Terminal Service deployments, a base monthly fee of $99.00 per month applies. This fee covers cost of electricity, cooling (Air-condition), your own dedicated server, and server rack space, server storage space up to 50 Gigs of data.


2.     For each end-user subscriber account MSD charges a desktop fee of $24.95 per month. This fee covers a proportion of the Internet fiber feed, and labor costs required to service your account. This fee also recovers the cost of Microsoft Terminal Service SALS (Subscriber Access Licenses), operating system licensing fees, networking services (firewall) and certain other expenses incurred on your behalf.


3.     For each customer supplied business application (or, if appropriate, for each primary application component3) MSD charges a $75.00 monthly service fee for the first application and $25.00 per month for each additional application.


4.     Data Backup Service is a backup of your data. MSD offers what is called Incremental back up. Incremental backup is where your data is backed up each night of the week, Monday to Friday. As the backup rotates to the next week it starts to overwrite the week before, always keeping one week’s data in storage

5.     If you choose to enhance your subscription by adding data backup service monthly rental fee applies. Backup fees are as follows:

Backup Service


Standard data backup up to 10 Gigs of Data


Standard data backup up to 25 Gigs of Data


Standard data backup up to 35 Gigs of Data


Standard data backup up to 50 Gigs of Data


Let's assume that you have a one custom application that you wish to have hosted. How much would this cost?

Well, assuming that you need to support desktops for eight people, here's how to calculate your monthly fee:



Unit Cost


Base Monthly Fee




TS Desktop Fee




Custom Application




Total Monthly Fee




In this example, your average monthly fee per user is $59.75 per month ($298.75 divided by 5).

One-Time setup fees vary with each deployment and are custom quoted based on the number of end-users and the number of applications being deployed. For the five-subscriber example shown above, one-time setup fees are estimated at $446.25. A minimum three-user subscription is required.

All fees are quoted based on an annual service term agreement. Shorter-term agreements are available on request. Additional service fees may apply if you require custom desktops for specific individuals or groups of individuals.

Want to know more?

We'll be more than happy to answer your questions and, if you wish, arrange for a demonstration pilot that will allow you to test our services and evaluate our remote desktop solutions. Call (705) 368-2545

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