MyQuickCloud is the Business Cloud
If you have a business, you have desktops and applications.
Your users need to be able to securely access those applications, at any time and from anywhere.
The portable computer is an essential business tool for day’s mobile workforce, having the power and portability to meet the demands of executives and professionals working away from the office. While executives and mobile professionals get the applications and data they need to keep productivity high, carrying business data on devices outside the network introduces significant business risk.
There are studies which estimate that as much as 80% of the data a small business owns (data like customer files, product information, contracts and financial data) is copied to or stored on portable computers. When valuable business data is lost or stolen, the business can be exposed to a variety of problems – loss of revenue being just one. Losing track of business data can create legal issues, too. Customer privacy may be compromised, sensitive information could be exposed, or confidential plans might be made public if a business doesn’t take the right steps to secure its data.
It isn’t just the possibility of loss or theft which increases risk when data is copied to portable computers – the increased vulnerability of the information sits with the likelihood that the user will access unsecured and/or wireless networks, launch non-corporate applications, access private email accounts and perform other non-business related tasks with the computer because they have more access than with a fully-secured corporate in-office desktop. User behavior is often what puts corporate data and assets at risk, regardless of the policies that might define correct and acceptable procedures. It is very easy for workers to knowingly and unknowingly lose and leak data, and when the data is present on the portable computer it gets even easier.
A 2014 study commissioned by Cisco Systems found that employees around the world continue to engage in “risky” behaviors that put business and personal information at risk:
• The majority (70%) of surveyed IT pros believe that as many as half of their data loss incidents are due to authorized program installations
• 44% of employees share work devices with others without supervision
• 39% of IT professionals have dealt with employees trying to access unauthorized parts of the company’s network
• Almost half of the employees admitted to copying data between work and personal computers when working from home
• 18% (up to 25% in some regions) of employees shared passwords with their co-workers
Companies should not only protect their data for their financial well-being, but should recognize their legal obligation to protect the information, too. The risk extends beyond the walls of the enterprise, to vendors and customers and consumers whose information may be stored in the company data. Additionally, portable computers exposed to malware and virus attacks are likely to pass the bad code to other systems they come in contact with, introducing not just risk for the recipient but liability for the infected laptop owner
Where mobile computing brings huge advantages to today’s business, owners would do well to consider the benefits of enabling mobility through the use of MyQuickCloud’s server-based computing model. Rather than installing software and copying data to PCs and mobile devices, workers could be accessing a central host system where the applications and data run directly. IT management is more efficient and security is easier to enforce when applications and resources are contained exclusively on the host within the corporate boundary, even if they are accessible from outside.
MyQuickCloud Virtual desktops and applications offer the features that address a variety of potential risk factors as well as enabling improved management and security of IT assets. Centralizing and securing applications and data resources at the server with MyQuickCloud allows businesses to deliver the mobility and functionality users need while enabling the information security and management the business demands. This is a foundation upon which remote desktop and remote application technologies were built, allowing users to have the real time access to applications and data with full functionality and desktop modality, but without the requirement to install, manage and secure applications and data on the individual devices.
Intuit QuickBooks desktop editions are among the most popular business applications in use today, so it is no wonder that a lot of people want to use MyQuickCloud to enable secure multi-user access to QuickBooks applications and data.
Join Loic Le Marois, MyQuickCloud Business Development, for a discussion of how the MyQuickCloud service solves the problems of remote access and application data security, and delivers the functionality businesses need to make their business mobile, on-demand, and secure.
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Michael Barca of Barca’s Consulting has been providing expert computer and software consultation, troubleshooting and training since 1994. Michael’s goal is to be the premier source for QuickBooks help, technical support, training, and setup in the Eagle Valley and surrounding areas in Colorado.
Specializing in QuickBooks software and customized QuickBooks company setups, Barca Consulting provides on-site services to businesses from Denver to Carbondale, but also delivers technical support and help via the Internet to clients all over the country.
Serving a diverse and sometimes remote customer base requires that Barca Consulting have the necessary tools available to provide services to clients at any time at any location. These clients require not just implementation and setup of QuickBooks and other business solutions; they need secure remote access, mobility and always-on hosting for their business applications and data. Barca Consulting partnered with MyQuickCloud to meet these and other client needs, forming a foundation for offering centralized in-house or cloud-based IT management and establishing real-time access for remote offices and mobile workers.
Barca Consulting provides a variety of software and IT services, including virus and spyware removal, networking and wireless setup, implementing backup strategies and solutions, upgrading applications and computers, software training, new computer setup and software data transfers, and a complete range of mobility solutions based on MyQuickCloud.
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