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Is UCclouds.com or any Service Provider right for your organization?

Although there is no cookie-cutter answer to this question, we will outline what UCclouds offer and if it is the right decision or notHandshake sq.
UCclouds DaaS (Desktop as a Service) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) benefits:

  • UCclouds perform software and hardware upgrades, updates and maintenance.
  • UCclouds charges a predictable and budgeted monthly subscription fee with no hidden costs.
  • UCclouds Desktops allow access to your applications from any device (computer, smartphone or tablet) that has an internet connection.
  • UCclouds Desktops and infrastructure complies with HIPAA-HITECH, PCI-DSS and ISO 27001 data protection requirements.  In addition, UCclouds includes daily disaster recovery services including offsite backups and data retention, virus/malware protection.
  • UCclouds includes 24x7x365 Monitoring, Support and System Administration.

 

We will address some specific questions that we hope will help you with your decision to move to an ASP or remain in house.


What applications will UCclouds handle and which will I have to run and maintain locally?
With the latest advances in technology and compliance requirements; there really is no reason to maintain anything locally.  From technology, UCclouds uses the most advanced hardware, virtualization, storage and data protection that having any data stored locally is not needed any more.  Additionally, when you store any personally identifiable information (PII) there are mandatory requirements to protect that data which is a costly requirement.


With UCclouds KSTAR DaaS we will house all of your applications, data storage and disaster recovery solution within our datacenters, provide you access using VMware desktop virtualization from any device with internet connection and maintain your infrastructure for low monthly charge.


What assurance of UCclouds financial strength, dependability and commitment to hosted technology?
moneyback seal largeUCclouds is a privately held corporation that has been offering Cloud Services and solutions since 2009 and prior to 2009 we provided web hosting solutions since 2001.  UCclouds pioneered the “clustered” server SOC2concept in 2005 by building multiple identical servers, load balanced to offer our clients a more reliable hosting experience.  UCclouds maintains a strong income to expense ratio and has obtained lines of credit for major expansion and conducts an annual SSAE-16 (formerly SAS-70) audit.


Our core business is virtualization hosting; UCclouds has spent millions in state of the art hardware (we use HP enterprise servers and storage), exclusively partnered with VMware (used by all 100 of the Fortune 100, Federal and State government agencies and many more).  


UCclouds continues to upgrade and replace hardware as proven technology allows.  UCclouds does not jump on new technology but waits and tests technology before adding it to our production environments; we weigh many factors, such as, integration, risks and security as a few requirements.  Our System Admins and Support Team are trained and tested continuously.  UCclouds is committed to our employees, infrastructure and clients.


Does UCclouds employ state of the art security, redundancy, backup and catastrophic safeguards to fully protect client data and information?
The simple answer is yes!  But more specifically; by using UCclouds desktop infrastructure, you are initially removing the risk of data loss or stolen data locally because no data is stored locally.  UCclouds utilize enterprise class redundant firewalls, switches, hosts, and data stores.  By creating our desktop infrastructure with mobility, scalability and security in the forefront; it allows an office to grow and scale without compromising security and scalability; it doesn’t matter if you’re a 10 user, single office or a multiple state offices with hundreds of users, the core infrastructure scales and grows the same.


In addition to redundancy, backups or more important than just backups – disaster recovery.  Most ASP’s offer backups; backups are good as long as you know that they are good backups.  How do you know they are good?  Test them!  Have you ever tested a backup to make sure you can use them?  UCclouds uses the latest, reliable disaster recovery solution; we not only backup your data, we encrypt it, store it offsite, validate it and test it.  It is true disaster recovery and not just a “backup”!  Safeguarding your data is a vital mission.

 

Are you better off with UCclouds if a catastrophe hits you locally?

uptime seal largeIf you unfortunately experience a local catastrophe, you can be confident that your applications and data are safe.  You can be assure that UCclouds not only has secured data centers throughout the USA but also maintains an active disaster recovery plan that is regularly tested.

 

In 2012 when hurricane Sandy hit the east coast of the United States, UCclouds had many clients from the area that was physically affected.  One manufacturing firm that was affected, lost everything due to flooding, except their data; the company was able to continue without any issues because they used UCclouds infrastructure and disaster recovery solution.  On the contrary, a famous news company’s website was offline for almost 5 days as a result of poor DR planning and viable solutions.


What hardware and software do you require to maintain and what changes will you have to make by moving to UCclouds?
Although every client is different, in general, UCclouds is able to utilize your local printers, scanners, etc.  Normally, we ask that if you do not have one, add a firewall locally that we can monitor from our Central Operations Center.  But UCclouds will conduct an assessment prior to starting or configuring your infrastructure.

 

At UCclouds.com we work hard everyday to make sure our clients are able to work and we take pride in working for our clients.  We would love to give you a free assessment and demo. Let you decide if we would be a right fit for your organization.

 

 

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