Trying to decide whether to build your own Hosted Desktops solution or become a partner? Read on.
Just look at that article title again: It’s a question that goes part of the way to answering itself.
The main reason GoCloud’s solution is the easier one is that it removes the difficult first steps from the journey to successful sales. Creating your own functional Hosted Desktops requires a lot of money, ingenuity, industry knowledge, staff and resources, as well as advanced and adaptable tech capabilities.
While many potential partners may have access to these things, it will take a lot of time and investment to create anything truly sellable. That means a lot of building, tweaking, testing and rebuilding before costs are covered, never mind the beginning of healthy profits.
GoCloud brings a secure, reliable and very attractive ready-made solution to sellers. This gives our partners the capability to bring it to market whilst removing the long and arduous task of inception from the equation.
Our Hosted Desktops are resold to all kinds of different end users, from educational institutions looking for a remote teaching solution, to innovative tech businesses searching for something to strengthen their infrastructure. They all have one thing in common though: Each has reached a tipping point regarding their IT systems.
Every business at this stage faces a choice between continuing to work through the problem, wasting time and effort outside of their area of competence, or looking to a provider for support. The latter is an instant, affordable and savvy option, allowing employees to work more efficiently than ever before.
To someone with a strategic mind, this choice isn’t really a choice at all. That’s why we have so many partners working with us to roll out top-notch Hosted Desktops across the UK.
Whether you’re an SAAS company making GoCloud part of a broader service you provide, or an adept sales company adding our solution to your offerings, you can be sure that our Hosted Desktops can be incorporated into your brand and business model without any fuss.
When you become a GoCloud partner, we will assign a dedicated account manager. From there on, they will get to know your business and brand while supporting you in marketing, sales and promotions.
We also provide you with helpful guides and a white labelling kit, so you can rebrand the Hosted Desktop packages however you wish. Then of course there's our second and third line customer support, taking away any worries of not being able to deal with a customer enquiry.
Incidentally, you’ll be glad to know that we only sell to resellers and not directly to users, leaving us free to focus on working with you, not competing against you.
For as long as you’re a GoCloud partner, you’ll be saving money on servers, infrastructure, support staff, security… the list goes on. We manage all of these things and more, allowing our partners to focus on what they do best.
To see the full range of the support we offer, read our partner benefits.
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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.