GoCloud only sells its products through partners like you. Individuals and companies that are dedicated to providing a dependable and high quality service, expanding your sales portfolio and increasing profit margins in the process.
Reselling Hosted Desktops requires in-depth understanding of key benefits. After all, a potential customer won’t buy something if you can’t describe to them its full worth. That’s why we’ve created this series of blog posts to help you deliver core messages and become a top seller.
Click the reseller tips category to read other posts in the series.
Say “disaster” in an operations meeting, and chances are that those around you won’t tackle the subject as seriously as they should. This is because the very word is so full of drama that it seems like it will never prove an issue. Disasters are what happen to other people, we read about them in the news, but one will never befall your company… right?
As unpleasant as it may be, every business regardless of size and nature should have a plan for unforeseen circumstances. Disasters can take many forms, from fire, flood and destruction, to accidents, criminal damage, or even the actions of disgruntled employees. Whilst the cause can vary greatly, the effect is always the same if you’re unprepared, and it can last for anywhere from a few hours to many years, depending on the severity.
If it hasn’t been done already, a realistic contingency plan should be written up by your team, refreshed as required and ready to action at all times. It can cover numerous factors, such as a fast-track supplier of replacement office furniture, and the ability for employees to work remotely when required. An absolutely essential element is your IT infrastructure, because without that your entire business will collapse from the inside.
Disaster recovery is a key benefit of choosing Hosted Desktops. With your full IT setup being accessible from any device, anywhere in the world, employees can immediately resume their work. This means that though your premises or hardware may be out of commission for a while, company downtime is kept to an absolute minimum. With every wasted minute translating into lost profits, can you really afford not to have a reliable backup procedure in place?
Another advantage of Hosted Desktops is that they don’t use an umbrella approach. Every team member’s individual desktop and access rights remain the same no matter where they are, such as files, folders, applications, even shortcuts and desktop wallpaper. This further aids the seamless continuation of duties, simplifying and optimising workplace continuity. All of this is joined by the unparalleled security measures and backup technology that make GoCloud’s Hosted Desktops so popular all around the UK.
To really hammer home the impact that a disaster can have, here’s a statistic: 72% of surveyed businesses said they each suffered up to eight Internet outages during 2015. This equated to a loss of around £12.3 billion nationwide. And that’s just due to their Wi-Fi being on the blink, never mind acts of God, malware, negligence or wrongdoing.
So whilst it’s never nice thinking about the worst that can happen, it’s a big mistake to not put precautions in place to prevent it. Investment in the right IT systems will at the very least give you peace of mind, and one day it could even save your company from a completely avoidable fate.
As for cost, GoCloud’s tailored Hosted Desktop packages are designed to be very affordable. Plus the increased accessibility and efficiency could help to enhance productivity, which can both save and make money in the process.
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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.