DeskPointe offers leading packages in Web-hosted software. We can offer you your software and applications with cost predictability and without a significant up-front investment. Rather than having to purchase hardware and software to run your business applications on your premises we host the applications for you. This enables you to license software for a regular fee. The software is delivered over the internet, and we take care of your upgrades, security, and maintenance. You make use of the software without the hassles.
For many, hosted applications are now a part of the small-business owner’s arsenal in adding value to the company. Increasingly, hosted applications have attracted interest as growing numbers of business owners look for ways to reduce costs while increasing cost certainty. This leads to alternatives to purchasing hardware and software outright. Now that most individuals have access to high-speed internet service the general public can make use of such hosted applications with ease.
Low Requirements: Using application hosting services, a user can connect to her software with only an internet connection and can work from any location. Moreover, she can access the same software and data as at the office, increasing productivity. Third parties can access the software and data based on controls that the user establishes.
Providers Manage the Applications: Our providers are experts in the field of hosted applications, so as a user you can you can expect great uptime, performance and product support as compared with managing an application locally. With hosted applications the hardware and software is our responsibility.
Costs: There are no infrastructure or software upgrades required in your office greatly reducing any financial uncertainties. A user need only pay us a regular fee, usually on a monthly basis, although alternative options can be developed.
Advanced Applications: For low cost, this hosted application model can allow a smaller organization to access advanced applications written using powerful software that typically is very expensive. This is because we accept the responsibilities for the capital costs of the hardware and advanced software as well as security, backup and server maintenance.
Minimal Risk: Hosted application services generally do not require a term commitment from our customers. New customers can often access hosted server applications without a large up-front cost. If the customer finds the application undesirable she can simply stop using the service and eliminate the expense.
Access: Application software and data is stored on our servers and is available to the authorized client from anywhere with Internet access. The customer is free to work anywhere that is desirable without the need to download work or synchronize with portable devices.
Integration: Organizations having computers with a variety of operating systems can use this software on any system that supports a standard Internet browser such as Microsoft Windows, Unix and MacOS.
Support: We benefit by standardizing our software and maintaining all upgrades. This allows us to avoid having multiple version numbers or individual maintenance and licensing agreements. Such new updates are installed regularly and centrally obviating the need for expensive roll outs to many different computers. A user can receive support on her software and be assured the technician assisting her is working with the most current software rather than having to work around bugs in various versions of the same software.