Hosted Desktop Services in partnership with Atlas Cloud

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Work smarter with simple and secure access to your files and software anywhere, on any device.

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Free your desktop

Hosted desktop services are a cost-effective, hassle-free alternative to traditional IT, helping make everywhere your office.

We all rely on always having access to data and software; without it you can’t help customers or do your job.

With the Atlas Cloud “office anywhere” platform your files, company email and programs are accessible, anywhere and anytime so you can always be there for your customers.

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Hosted Desktop Services make your business life easier:

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    Secure & Easy to Access

    Complete, secure access to all your files, software and desktop, anywhere and at anytime.

     

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    The convenience of remote working

    Give your staff the flexibility to work how and when they want, on any device, securely. Remote working options can help attract & retain great employees and increase productivity.

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    Cost-effective IT

     

    Reduce your IT overheads: pay only for what you need (per head) and flex with your business needs.

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    Scale up and down to suit your business

    Add more users and software as your business grows, or easily scale down to adapt to seasonality or changes.

What is a Hosted Desktop?

Hosted desktops, also known as Desktop as a Service (DaaS) or virtual desktop hosting services allow you to work from any location, securely. You have access to all of your files, apps/programs and emails from one virtual platform, hosted in the cloud and accessed via the internet.

You can access your hosted desktop through any internet-enabled device, whether it’s a desktop computer connected via broadband, or a smartphone or tablet using a mobile data connection.

How much does it cost?

Prices are tailored to your specific business needs, and is based on a price per employee per month. So you can combine the certainty of knowing what your monthly cost will be with the flexibility to scale up or down as your business requires it.

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Hosted Desktop Services: Straightforward I.T.
for businesses of all sizes

  • Centralised Cloud Storage

    All your files are kept securely, giving you access from any location, on any device, alongside the confidence that your data is secure and backed-up.

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    UK-based Customer Service

    When you sign up, you’ll have free access to Atlas Cloud’s friendly, professional team of IT experts. They’ll help you get up and running and will offer help and assistance when you need it.

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    Software Standardisation

    Your employees will all work on standardised software, ensuring compatibility of files and applications.

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    Pick & Mix the Apps You Need

    From the Microsoft Office suite of applications, Sage accounts and payroll software to a range of other applications, Atlas Cloud will help you set up the Hosted Desktop that works for your business.

Customer Testimonial:
ECUS Environmental Consultants

“This has been a natural move for us as we continue to expand and the transition period has been much less challenging than anticipated thanks to the strength, experience and availability of the Atlas Cloud team.

“Ecus has benefited from a 20% increase in productivity as a result of moving to the Atlas Cloud.”

Frequently Asked Questions about Hosted Desktop Services from Atlas Cloud

  • What hardware do I actually need to get started with a Hosted Desktop?

    All that you need to access a hosted desktop is an internet-enabled device.

    This can be a netbook, a tablet, a laptop, a PC or even a thin client. No data is stored on the actual device, it is simply used as a mechanism to access your desktop over an internet browser.

  • Is my data secure?

    Your data is hosted in an ISO27001 datacentre by an IS027001:2013 accredited provider with internet banking-grade security – Atlas Cloud provides services to companies like Sellafield, Experian and HS2 so you can be assured that your data will be secure.

  • Where is my data held?

    Atlas Cloud’s primary data centre is based in Newcastle Upon Tyne (UK), and they can also back up data to Amazon Web Services (AWS).

  • Who owns my data?

    You do: you always retain the right of your data and can retrieve that at any time.

  • What happens if a device is lost or stolen?

    Your data will be safe as nothing is stored on the end device, it never leaves the datacentre.

  • How easy/quickly, can new users be set up?

    Additional users can be set-up in a matter of minutes. Likewise users can also be removed during quiet periods, if that suits your business.

  • How much bandwidth do I need for Hosted Desktop?

    100kbs per user is usually sufficient, about the same as a VOIP telephone. Atlas Cloud will always analyse your internet connectivity before delivering a solution.

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