In recent years, there have been two major trends in the provision of remote and centralized applications and work environments: traditional VDI desktops and browser-accessible cloud services and apps.
What eyeOS proposes is a combination of the best of both worlds: a virtualization HTML5 web client that provides access to virtualized apps from a browser, and a customizable web desktop to provide a work space to the users. eyeOS facilitates direct and tidy integration of the entire work environment of the user via the browser: applications and web services (without the need to consume any additional virtualization resources), as well as client-server applications.
eyeOS, unlike traditional VDI solutions, offers a hybrid solution: access to web services and/or applications, and virtual apps in a single environment. These different capacities of the product are distributed across different environments, but they are all managed and linked through the eyeOS administration. This way, we can differentiate three environments that provide the user with a location-independent workplace:
eyeOS is designed to guarantee high software availability, where duplication of the infrastructure is not required, but rather a security margin in the dimensioning of the environment, depending on usage demand. The HA software architecture is being consolidated as the dominant model for deploying and managing large-scale global SaaS services (Facebook, Google, Gmail, Amazon, etc.) with a massive number of users. This means costs savings with three fundamental benefits: