Desktop Hosting

Your hosted desktop in safe hands

Claranet provide the platform for you to deploy virtual desktops to your users with the peace of mind that your applications and data are continually protected. With one partner for hosting and your private network you get the benefit of a single view across the infrastructure.

Why host your desktops with Claranet?

  • Recognised as a leader by Gartner
  • Expert solution architecture included
  • UK data centres. UK support 24x7x365
  • Flexible management options

Why choose Claranet for Hosting services?

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LED improves employee and customer satisfaction

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Driving efficiencies in desktop delivery

Hosted Desktop service overview

  • Platform for the delivery of desktops from Claranet’s UK data centres
  • Microsoft Remote Desktop Service (RDS) or Citrix based solutions
  • Access data and applications from any browser
  • Supports desktop refresh strategy to lower hardware specification of laptops & desktops
  • Supports business continuity/DR strategy to quickly provide desktop access
  • Data and applications are held securely in the datacentre, not locally on users PCs
  • Deploy or decommission users quickly


  • Managed Active Directory service

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Our expert solution architects and account teams work with you to design the right solution for your needs. We consider your requirements concerning your hosted desktop deployment, now and in the future, balancing your attitude to cost and risk. We provide discussion documents, business cases, proposals and clear Statements of Works.


We install and configure your hosting solution so you don’t have to. You get an assigned project owner and delivery engineer as standard.


We take care of the ongoing 24x7 management and monitoring of your service. However, you retain the control you need with access to around the clock UK support. Choose the level of management that is right for you.


Circumstances and objectives change. Working with an understanding of your business and new technologies and services, our teams are available to work with you on your strategic planning and roadmap development.

Desktop Hosting business benefits

Business Benefits of scaling and flexibility


Choose the level of management that is right for you

Business Benefit of partnership


Working with us feels like a natural extension to your team

Business Benefit of freeing up your time to focus


Free up your team to focus on growing your business

Questions? Get in contact with us

Make a sales enquiry

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We aim to respond to all email enquiries within 5 working days, but we usually respond within 24 hours.

Speak to a member of the team

Please give us a call on 0207 685 8000 between 09:00 - 17:30 Monday to Friday to speak with one of the sales team.

For small business enquiries, please call Claranet SOHO on 0800 640 8009

Looking for technical support? Our UK support team are available 24x7x365 to help on 0330 390 0500