There are 49 million hosted desktops in the world, equating to 40% of the professional PC market. We’re at the point where the service is widely recognised and celebrated for its ease, efficiency and affordability, and yet despite its huge popularity there are over 100 million businesses still to join a cloud. A recent study for Microsoft shows that the transference to cloud servers is moving at an exponential rate, to the extent that there are 1.7 million cloud-related jobs that need filling.
Kingston Communications has partnered up with East Yorkshire cloud computing experts GoCloud to offer a brand new service which will allow local businesses to tap into 21st century ways of working.
Cloud computing is a popular buzzword at the moment, although initial take-up by many companies has been relatively slow. This is due in part to worries over security issues, as well as the technicalities experienced by large organisations when it comes to the migration process. However, if you choose a decent hosted desktop solution, then security worries will become a thing of the past, as all the information you send and receive is encrypted.
By becoming a GoCloud Partner, you can sell our high quality cloud solutions under your own name and branding.
The advent of cloud computing means that businesses no longer need to cram their machinery and staff into the same place
Many computer users and businesses hear the term open source bandied about but don’t really have any idea what it actually means. Read the full definition here, it may confuse you some more, but basically the term means that it’s an open platform on which developers can create their own apps and improve the platform, making it something of an ongoing collaboration.
The introduction of the GPU revolutionised the graphical elements of computing in 1993 and this is only set to continue as GPUs become more and more powerful. A couple of weeks ago, at the annual GPU Technology Conference, NVidia introduced the first generation of GPUs for the cloud. NVidia has been working on the technology necessary to ensure GPUs can be used in the cloud for the past five years and have achieved success with their Kepler GPU architecture.
Cloud-based security is increasingly preferred over older methods, and with very good reason.
Do you want you have more money in pocket? Of course you do. Do you want your business to save money on expenses? Well yes, of course you do. An IT infrastructure doesn’t have to be so expensive and no we don’t have our head in the clouds. Seriously, you can save on your resources and make your business more profitable. We all want a profitable business, right? If you’re not using a hosted desktop solution for your business, you’ll be kicking yourself now. We’ll discuss some of the great benefits of the hosted desktop.
Cisco is to introduce a new channel program for cloud and managed services, which will provide partners the ability to streamline existing programs whilst increasing benefits and “offers (sic) access to Cisco's lucrative incentive program points”. The new program, called Cloud and Managed Services Program (CMSP), which is to be officially unveiled on Tuesday, combines two of Cisco’s existing programs in order to simplify the process for partners to receive benefits and profits from Cisco’s cloud strategy.
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.