Let’s say you’ve decided to move to a hosted desktop solution. You’ve discovered that GoCloud is the best provider by far and you’re starting the big move. You know the basics but might now be wondering what exactly to expect, so here’s a rundown of the onboarding process.
This initial step is much simpler than it sounds. System migration can conjure up images of handling clunky hardware, messing with wires and signals and, worst of all, ongoing downtime that costs your company money. So you’ll be pleased to hear that thanks to GoCloud being an off-site service, we and our partners handle most of the installation centrally in no time at all.
First we’ll agree the specifications of the service you receive and provide you with any new hardware that you request. (Additional hardware is optional, as most standard devices work perfectly well with GoCloud.) We then help you to upload everything you need to our servers, install relevant software on your devices, and tailor the working environment accordingly. Once this is done, you’ll be ready to go live.
We work carefully with all of our partners to ensure a smooth transition, followed by a stress-free customer journey of unparalleled quality.
The best thing about a GoCloud hosted desktop system is that we handle all of the fiddly, time-consuming maintenance and bug fixing together with our partners, allowing you to focus on your business. New applications, users, permissions and updates are handled in this way too, with any issues quickly rectified through our 24/7 expert support.
When you’re all set up and running on one of our virtual hosted desktops, it’s time to reap the benefits. The vastly reduced need for IT personnel and infrastructure will be evident straight away, as will the significantly lower power consumption if you used to have large on-site servers or have chosen to go for thin clients instead of traditional hard drives. This can save you a lot of money and has a positive environmental impact too, as you’ll be using less energy and therefore have a smaller carbon footprint.
You’ll also notice that your company’s IT infrastructure is more flexible and agile, offering the chance for employees to access their hosted desktops from home, at client offices, and even whilst out and about.
Last but by no means least, your data security will be second to none. In day-to-day business it’s the least obvious of our advantages yet infinitely valuable, as it quietly does its job in the background, stopping hackers, viruses and malware from infiltrating your data. With GoCloud, complete peace of mind comes as standard.
To find out more about moving your workplace to the cloud and benefiting from our innovative hosted desktop systems, give our friendly team a call on 01482 751133.
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Sign up today as a GoCloud reseller and benefit from a FREE hosted desktop with every 5 hosted desktops you sell or purchase for your own business.
Free hosted desktops are for internal use within your company and are a great way to demonstrate the power of a cloud desktop solution to your clients!
Your free reseller environment includes these 4 Virtual Machines running your own RDS environment:
1 Active Directory Server: store user files, profiles & shared drives
1 Dedicated Firewall: with dedicated IP address and VLAN
1 Remote Desktop Login Gateway: for user login & verification
1 Remote Desktop Server Host: the home of each user’s desktop
Reseller Hosted Desktops will only be provisioned upon request.
Reseller Hosted Desktops cannot be obtained in conjunction with any other offer including discounts.
Only Client Hosted Desktops purchased on or after 12 February 2020 are eligible for this offer.
In addition to the free Reseller Hosted Desktops, additional Reseller Hosted Desktops and resources can be purchased.
The Partner must maintain a ratio of at least 5 purchased Client Hosted Desktops to 1 Reseller Hosted Desktop, so for example if you purchase 10 Client Hosted Desktops, you will have 2 additional free Reseller Hosted Desktops. If the client downsizes to 5 desktops, you will either need to relinquish 1 free Reseller Hosted Desktop, or pay for 1 of your 2 Reseller Hosted Desktops.
The Reseller Hosted Desktop is for use by the Partner only and cannot be resold or hired out for use by third parties.
Partners must have a portfolio of at least 10 Client Hosted Desktops within 12 months to maintain the free subscription.
The minimum 5 User environment is not enforced on Reseller Hosted Desktop environments.
We reserve the right to change these terms at any time.