Allow users to connect – simply and securely – to their remote Windows desktop and applications whenever and, wherever they are, Providing a Seamless end-user experience

SkyDesk Clients

  • Windows  Desktop
  • Linux Desktop
  • MAC OS Desktop
  • MAC OS Web Client
  • HTML5 RDP

OneGate Clients

  • Windows Client
  • MAC Client
  • Linux Client
  • HTML5 RDP

Mobile Clients

  • iOS Client
  • Android Client

SkyView HTML5 RDP

  • Chrome
  • FireFox
  • Safari
  • Opera
  • IE10 & IE w/Chrome Frame

Our SkyView Bundle provides a high performance HTML5 RDP Client enabling browser based access to SkyDesk and RDP applications. Powered by our feature rich client-less HTML5 RDP solution, SkyView enables secure access to remote applications and desktops from any device with a compatible browser. There is no requirement to install any plug-ins or to configure anything on the user’s device. Users can launch the browser from any device and access published applications. The supported devices includes PCs running Windows or Linux, Mac OSX, iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry and any HTML5 compatible browser.

SkyView is part of our OneGate 4.5 product but requires an additional license along with a OneGate license.

  • No client software required! Html only, install nothing on client side and RDP host.
  • Supports browsers including Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera; IE 10, or IE with Chrome Frame plugin
  • No Java, No Flash, No ActiveX, no plug-ins
  • SSL secure – No 3rd party VPN required unlike other HTML5 solutions
  • Use any HTML enabled device including iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows Surface and desktops running Windows, Mac OS X, Linux or Chromebooks
  • Support for SkyDesk/RDP hosted applications and desktops
  • File share, drag in/out files with ease
  • RemoteFX video acceleration
  • Seamless clipboard redirection, supports text, image and html formats when copying between local and remote. supports all formats and file copy between RDP sessions
  • Easy printing, don’t need to install drivers for client printers. Supports both PostScript and PCL printers.
  • Bring sound to local or leave it on remote computer
  • Supports more audio encodings. 80% less bandwidth usage (when playing audio) compared with other HTML5 solutions
  • Lossless bitmap compression, gives you the best quality you can get
  • International keyboard support

Feature Matrix – Full mode vs skyView mode

The following table details the difference when a user connects using Full SSL VPN mode (Full mode) or skyView mode.

FunctionalityFull ModeSkyView Mode

Running on https

Yes Yes

Login into OneGate as Active directory user

Yes Yes

Login with One Time Password into OneGate

Yes Yes

After login into OneGate user can change password

Yes Yes

OneGate Device ID policy support

Yes No

SKYDESK desktop / application access via OneGate

Yes Yes

RDS desktop access via OneGate

Yes Yes

Support for VDI and other apps via OneGate

Yes No

Idle timeout

Yes Yes

Support for SKYDESK running on none default ports

Yes Yes

Support for multiple SKYDESK application servers

Yes Yes

Printer redirection for SKYDESK applications

Yes Yes

Clipboard support for SKYDESK applications

Yes Yes

SKYDESK seamless windows

Yes No

SKYDESK reconnect after network loss

Yes No

SKYDESK local drive mapping

Yes No

Audio support

Yes Yes

USB drive support

Yes No

Desktop background support

Yes No

Windows animation support

Yes No

Windows themes support

Yes Yes

Login user experience

Slower Faster

SKYDESK application launch time

Slower Faster

Access SKYDESK application via OneGate portal on Windows

Yes Yes

Access SKYDESK application via OneGate portal on MAC OS

No Yes

Access SKYDESK application via OneGate portal on iOS

No Yes

Access SKYDESK application via OneGate portal on Android

No Yes

Access SKYDESK application via OneGate portal on Ubuntu

No Yes

Access SKYDESK application via OneGate portal on CentOS

No Yes

SKYDESK running on Windows 2008 R2

Yes Yes

SKYDESK running on Windows 2012 R2

Yes Yes

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