Best Remote Access Software Nov 2018

As a technology writer, I’m a big user of remote access software. I wish I could tell you that using these products has been a pleasure and delight but the truth has been far different.

In the last eight years I’ve tried half a dozen different products and they all, in varying degrees, have been slow and flakey. Worse still I’ve always been worried about the security of these products.

Reliability though, has been the real killer.  With all the remote access software I’ve tried, I keep losing sessions and have to reconnect. Far too often the remote computer hangs and can’t be restarted without manual intervention. And who’s around at 2.00 a.m. to reboot the remote PC?

Well things have looked up.  I’ve actually found a remote access utility that works.  No, It’s not perfect but it’s the best remote access solution I’ve yet encountered.

How it works

Remote access software utilities such as PCAnywhere 11 require you to install a copy of the program on both the remote PC and also on the PC unlike smartcric com.

The software package is loaded onto the PC you want to access remotely. The web service is then used to access the remote PC from any other Cric time PC. Initially, you connect to the web service. Once connected, the web server downloads a small program –  a “slim client.”  You then use the slim client to access the remote PC. Continue reading “Best Remote Access Software Nov 2018”