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Cloud Computing Brings Greater Agility and Robust Security to Retail Firms

Workspot Delivers Virtual Desktops, Apps to Any Device


Retail enterprises are among the most macro-economically sensitive businesses, operating in a highly competitive environment. Solutions that provide maximum agility to the enterprise and can scale based on market conditions and workforce fluctuations are of utmost importance. At the same time, security related issues around sensitive and regulated client data,or employing remote workers and offshore developers have never been more challenging. And as firms grow, whether through mergers and acquisitions or expansion into new geographies, IT infrastructure must easily scale to support new opportunities.


Physical desktops as endpoint devices do not meet the security needs of retail enterprises. As a result, many retail firms have deployed traditional, on-premises VDI only to be caught by surprise at the complexity and everrising OpEx that goes with it. Moreover, virtual desktop and application implementations can take 6-9 months and require expensive IT specialists. Collectively, these solutions present serious challenges for retail IT teams:

  • Inflexibility while operating in a dynamic macro environment poses serious risk to the retail enterprise
  • Massive over provisioning required to support total workforce, leading to poor capacity utilization
  • Inability to provide secure and high-performance access to apps and data for offshore developers
  • Lack of seamless integration with document management systems (DMS), time tracking and eDiscovery solutions
  • Unreliable legacy VDI solutions burn IT cycles and lower employee productivity
  • Costly, redundant infrastructure required for disaster preparedness

Moreover, when retail firms grow, they face the additional challenge of provisioning desktops for the sudden influx of new users. Delays in onboarding new employees directly affect the bottom line.


Cloud computing is a paradigm shift for retail firms. Done right, it can simplify solution architectures and deliver value at a fraction of the cost and time of legacy VDI solutions. Workspot cloud desktops and virtualized applications enable IT to deploy a modern, all-cloud solution that is cost-effective, secure, highly available, and easy to deploy, manage, and scale. It provides retail employees and contractors with seamless and secure access to their virtual desktops and apps from a centralized location in the cloud, using any device. Workspot is the only available solution that can deploy your virtual desktop and apps as a global, turnkey service, managed from a single pane of glass, and all at a flat fixed fee. Workspot delivers true Windows 10 desktops that can be easily customized to support corporate images, security stack, MFA and supports existing IT processes.

Key Benefits

  • Instantly provision desktops to accommodate your regular and seasonal workforce’s requirements
  • Securely engage with remote and/or offshore developers
  • Rapidly setup customer care centers in any location across the globe
  • Confidential data is centralized and stays secure in your cloud tenant
  • Enable secure access for remote/mobile workers from any device
  • Deploy “standby” virtual desktops to augment business continuity plans


The only multi-tenant, cloud-native solution in the market, Workspot’s state- of-the-art technology is just the beginning. Customer success is our top priority, and we offer the following to all our customers:

Rapid deployment services: Workspot’s dedicated customer success team partners with your IT team to optimize Workspot for your requirements and take you live – fast.

Flat rate subscription pricing: You get a single bill from Workspot with flat rate, predictable costs that include cloud compute, deployment services and ongoing support.

Absolute commitment to your success: Our customer success team members are seasoned industry experts who are well-prepared to meet the unique needs of your implementation.


The only 100% cloud-native SaaS platform for delivering desktop as a service, Workspot significantly simplifies deployment, eliminates management complexity, increases IT efficiency and drastically reduces the TCO of traditional VDI deployments. Workspot’s SaaS platform offers the fastest path to delivering Windows 10 desktops on Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud. Now retail organizations of all sizes can provide secure access to virtual desktops from any location with the ultimate performance and user experience. With the ability to provision thousands of desktops in a day on Azure, Google Cloud, and on-prem, while managing them from a single pane of glass, Workspot delivers unprecedented value.

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