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HOBLink JWT Offers Flexible Remote Access to Windows Remote Desktop Server with Unprecedented Security, Adaptability and Comfort

HOB, the market leader in pure software-based remote access solutions, provides Internet-based access to Windows Remote Desktop Servers (formerly known as Windows Terminal Servers) with its platform-independent HOBLink JWT. Regardless of the type of hardware or operating system, employees, customers and partners can be granted access to business-critical data on Windows Remote Desktop Server. HOBLink JWT is an ideal solution for web-based RDP-access to Windows Server, VDI and desktop systems. Users can access centrally installed Windows, UNIX, Linux and Mac OS X applications with any Java-capable Internet browser. HOBLink JWT can be easily integrated into existing infrastructures and can be implemented into third party environments including thin clients, appliances and cloud portals.

HOBLink JWT includes multiple unique features including, e.g., real load balancing. Thus, users experience seamless connectivity; even if one Windows Terminal Server goes down, another server will simply take over the tasks. Additionally, client sessions that have been disconnected by the user or due to network problems can be reestablished. The user can continue working at the place where the session was disconnected, while maintaining high productivity.

Klaus Brandstätter, CEO of HOB said, “HOBLink JWT stands apart from other RDP-clients because it provides customers with more than “RDP” remote access to Windows Remote Desktop Server. This particularly holds true in terms of security, adaptability and comfort. No software installation or administration rights are needed on the client side and users enjoy a highly secure, adaptable and smooth work process on a remote desktop.”

HOBLink JWT’s unique feature set provides multiple benefits not found in similar RDP-client products. These include:

Security

  • Precise definition and administration of user rights gives IT administrators full control
  • Freedom to decide which local drives are available in the remote session
  • Single Sign-On is supported for secure passwords, creating less administration effort
  • Universally deployable Java technology provides security and flexibility

Adaptability

  • High adaptability due to many parameters
  • Ability to integrate into user websites creates a central entry point for users
  • Individual configuration of printers for simple and fast printing
  • Compatible with all operating systems for greatest freedom of choice

Comfort

  • Anytime access due to remote wake-up of target PC
  • Works with any operating system
  • Controllable audio configuration enables constant quality level
  • Reliable connections without data loss in case of an unwanted termination of the connection
  • Easy installation due to pre-defined standard configuration

About HOB, Inc.

HOB, Inc. is a fully owned subsidiary of the software development and network service provider, HOB GmbH & Co. KG, which is headquartered in Cadolzburg, Germany. HOB GmbH & Co. KG is a mid-sized German software enterprise that develops and markets innovative and multiply rewarded remote access solutions worldwide. One-third of the largest financial services providers are currently using HOB software. For more information, visit: www.hobsoft.com and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/HOBsoft.

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