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Review: Devolution’s Remote Desktop Manager Online Enables Global Collaboration | RDS Gurus
I began using Devolution’s Remote Desktop Manager when my colleague and fellow RDS MVP Freek Berson and I were working on a joint project. We both needed access to our personal labs (mine in Seattle and his in Amsterdam) as well as the client’s computers on the North American East Coast. Remote Desktop Manager simplified our cooperation considerably as it provides one interface to manage connection settings for a wide variety of devices and server types such as network equipment, servers, and websites—this is not just a shell for Remote Desktop Client connections. It stores all of the data in an encrypted file or a database. It also takes care of storing your passwords for these environments. For those of you who have not used an access and credential management tool like this, Remote Desktop Manager houses all of your remote connection, network access and credentials and provides you a tabbed interface (shown below) within which you can open multiple connections at once. This is exceptional for quick access and multitasking. Using our shared configuration file, Freek could open a remote desktop connection to my lab servers, access my RD Web Access website, or even make changes to my …