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Why Hosted Desktops Are Right for SMBs

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Why Hosted Desktops

Petronella CompleteCloud is an ideal IT solution for small businesses because of their cost-efficiency, security, ease-of-use, and anywhere-accessibility.

Case in point, the National Small Business Administration recently released its 2013 Small Business Technology Survey. One of the questions that the more than 800 small business owners that were polled were asked was what they felt were their businesses’ biggest challenges in their use of technology. Small businesses that sign up for Petronella’s CompleteCloud never have to worry about what small business owners in this survey identify as their top concerns, which include:

“Cost of needed upgrades to technology” (44% of business owners in the survey identified this as a significant challenge)

Petronella CompleteCloud doesn’t require the purchase of any on-site servers, storage devices, or PC workstations (users’ devices don’t have to handle any of the processing or storage requirements of our Hosted Desktops, so the age or condition of them doesn’t matter). The only upfront costs of a Petronella CompleteCloud are a one-time setup fee and the monthly cost of the solution (a low, flat per-user fee).

“Security issues” (42%)

All Petronella CompleteCloud solutions—among them, our Hosted Desktops, Application Hosting Solutions, and QuickBooks Hosting Solutions—are protected by our State of the art security, which includes 24x7x365 monitoring, firewalls, IPS/IDS, antivirus, spam filtering, patch management, and content filtering. In addition, it doesn’t matter if a user’s device is lost, stolen, or hacked, because the data of our Hosted Desktops isn’t stored locally—instead, it always remains securely on our servers.

“Time it takes to fix problems” (41%), “Cost of maintaining technology” (36%), “Breaks in service” (30%), and “Response time from external technology support company” (18%)

Petronella CompleteCloud comes with 24x7x365 all-inclusive technical support. Not only does this mean that our personnel can resolve any issues with our Hosted Virtual Desktops at any time; it also means that we can help troubleshoot our clients’ IT hardware (computers, printers, scanners, monitors, tablets, smartphones, etc.) and applications, as well. We also monitor and maintain our Hosted Desktops around-the-clock. Furthermore, 24x7x365 technical support and monitoring and maintenance are included at no extra charge with our Hosted Virtual Desktops. Lastly, our Hosted Desktops also come with a 100% uptime guarantee.

“Lack of expertise” (26%)

It doesn’t require any technical expertise to sign up for or use Petronella CompleteCloud Hosted Virtual Desktops. Our personnel take care of all of the technical stuff (the setup, technical support, and maintenance). Petronella CompleteCloud is also easy-to-use for anyone that has ever tried out a Windows desktop operating system, since our Hosted Desktops appear and perform just like a Windows desktop OS.

“Location of my business (I am in a very rural area)” (9%)

Petronella CompleteCloud can be accessed from anywhere with any Internet-connected computer, tablet, or smartphone. In addition, our CompleteCloud Speed Technology ensures that our Hosted Desktops perform as well as local desktops regardless of how slow the Internet is in the user’s area.

To overcome the technological challenges of high costs, lack of security, complicated and expensive maintenance requirements, unreliability, lack of internal technical expertise, and being located in a technological backwater, small businesses should contact a Petronella CompleteCloud sales representative at sales@petronellatech.com or 1-877-468-2721 to sign up for a Petronella CompleteCloud Solution today!