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Nov
14
Microsoft Office 2013 Now Available in the Q
Posted by on 14 November 2012 04:08 PM

HOUSTON. TX -  November 15 -- Virtual-Q, today announced that you can now order your Q Desktop account with Office 2013.  Also available are Project 2013 and Visio 2013.  This exciting development shows Virtual-Q's continued commitment to Microsoft and the delivery of a quality user experience.

Word 2013
Microsoft Word 2013 running inside of a Q Desktop.


The 'Q' delivers fully managed and secure hosted virtual desktops that are fast and beautiful with a Windows 8 look and feel. Organizations of any size who wish to leverage the power of desktop virtualization with the 'Q' will realize the following features and benefits:

  • Transforms costly IT capital investments into a manageable monthly operating expense
  • Includes latest version Microsoft Office, anti-virus software, and reduces the cost of enterprise software license agreements
  • Provides daily backups with plenty of storage per desktop - allocated individually or across the enterprise
  • Increases your return on investment related to IT expenses (personnel, equipment, and software), facilities use, energy consumption, user downtime (during transition and following), and security risk
  • Supports existing legacy applications - on any Windows or Linux platform
  • Customizable user experience, with high levels of consistency, reliability, and uniformity (e.g., no disruptions due to software upgrades, virus infections, non-responsive applications, or frozen screens)
  • Delivers transparent user transitions - with minimal training or preparation required
  • Eliminates the need for costly hardware refresh or upgrades - supports PC, Mac, Thin-client, Smartphone, iPhone,  iPad, and Android devices
  • Implement a Bring You Own Device (BYOD) strategy - safely and securely allow your employees access to corporate resources using their own devices
  • Allows full use of existing peripherals (e.g., printers, scanners, etc.) through any internet accessible device
  • Reduces security risk and the cost and complexity to meet compliance mandates

 

"We are excited to share Microsoft's most popular product, Office, with the public.  I believe that users will love the new version of Office.  Upgrading is very easy.  Current Q Desktop users will have the option to upgrade to Office 2013 at no additional charge." said Victor J. Quinones, CEO of Virtual-Q Inc.

Excel 2013
Microsoft Excel 2013 running inside of a Q Desktop.


Pricing and Availability

The 'Q' is available immediately and pricing begins at $49 USD per user desktop per month.  You can add Office 2013 Standard to that for as little as $18 a month.  You can sign up today and receive the first 30 days free.

About VIRTUAL-Q

Virtual-Q, a Houston-based company, has developed breakthrough technology called 'The Q" for enterprise cloud computing.  The Q provides the capabilities of desktops and laptops, but with all of the processing performed, and the data residing in a secure datacenter. The Q helps organizations improve worker productivity, reduce their total cost of ownership, assure business continuity, safeguard sensitive data, improve compliance, and leverage their existing IT investments.  The company's proprietary virtualization technology represents a new paradigm for Computing-as-a-Service (CaaS), delivering a complete, cloud-based IT environment accessible from any Internet-connected device, including iPad, iPhone and Android devices. The Q includes the latest Microsoft Windows operating system and Office Suite technologies.  It delivers unparalleled performance while extending the useful life of existing desktop and laptop devices.  Virtual-Q is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and works closely with other leading technology vendors. For additional information, visit www.virtual-q.com.

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For information contact:
Steven Mohr, Virtual-Q
VP of Sales
Phone: (713) 587-2560
Email: sales@virtual-q.com


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Nov
4
Apple iPad Mini Makes Big Waves in a Little Package
Posted by on 04 November 2012 12:27 PM

HOUSTON. TX -  November 2 -- Virtual-Q, today announced the general availability of the 'Q', a proven hosted desktop solution available on an iPad Mini. The 'Q' is a high-performance, cloud-hosted desktop solution based on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 RDS technology which allows you to work anytime, from any location, using any device - all while providing you secure access to all your corporate applications and data.

Windows 8 Metro Interface Running From iPad Mini On Q Desktop
Windows 8 Metro Interface running on iPad Mini from Q Desktop


Now available, the 'Q' innovatively delivers fully managed and secure hosted desktop environments, while seamlessly maximizing system performance as application needs change with a Windows 8 look and feel. Organizations of any size who wish to leverage desktop virtualization with the 'Q' will realize the following features and benefits:

  • Transforms costly IT capital investments into a manageable monthly operating expense
  • Includes Microsoft Office 2010, anti-virus software, and reduces the need for costly enterprise software license agreements
  • Provides daily backups and 80GB storage per desktop - allocated individually or across the enterprise at no additional fees
  • Increases your return on investment related to IT expenses (personnel, equipment, and software), facilities use, energy consumption, user downtime (during transition and following), and security risk
  • Supports existing user and custom applications - on any Windows or Linux platform
  • Customizable user experience, with high levels of consistency, reliability, and uniformity (e.g., no disruptions due to software upgrades, virus infections, non-responsive applications, or frozen screens)
  • Delivers transparent user transitions - with minimal training or preparation required
  • Eliminates the need for costly hardware refresh or upgrades - supports PC, Mac, Thin-client, Smartphone, iPhone and iPad devices
  • Implement a Bring You Own Device (BYOD) strategy - safely and securely allow your employees access to corporate resources using their own devices
  • Allows full use of existing peripherals (e.g., printers, scanners, etc.) through any internet accessible device
  • Reduces security risk and the cost and complexity to meet compliance mandates

"We think that Apple's iPad Mini is a game changer.  With the Q Desktop, you can achieve true business agility," said Victor J. Quinones, CEO of Virtual-Q Inc.

Pricing and Availability

The 'Q' is available immediately and pricing begins at $49 USD per user desktop per month.  You can sign up today and receive the first 30 days free.

About VIRTUAL-Q

Virtual-Q, a Houston-based company, has developed breakthrough technology called 'The Q" for enterprise cloud computing.  The Q provides the capabilities of desktops and laptops, but with all of the processing performed, and the data residing in a secure datacenter. The Q helps organizations improve worker productivity, reduce their total cost of ownership, assure business continuity, safeguard sensitive data, improve compliance, and leverage their existing IT investments.  The company's proprietary virtualization technology represents a new paradigm for Computing-as-a-Service (CaaS), delivering a complete, cloud-based IT environment accessible from virtually any Internet-connected device, including iPads and iPhones. The Q includes the latest Microsoft Windows operating system and Office Suite technologies.  It delivers unparalleled performance while extending the useful life of existing desktop and laptop devices.  Virtual-Q is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and works closely with other leading technology vendors. For additional information, visit www.virtual-q.com.

 

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For information contact:
Steven Mohr, Virtual-Q
VP of Sales
Phone: (713) 587-2560
Email: sales@virtual-q.com


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Nov
4
Virtual-Q Announces Upgrade of Q Desktop to Windows 8
Posted by on 04 November 2012 11:10 AM

HOUSTON. TX -  November 4 -- Virtual-Q, today announced the general availability of the 'Q', a proven hosted desktop solution that enables organizations to significantly reduce their computing overhead and the costs associated with individual user workstations - including application delivery. The 'Q' is a high-performance hosted desktop solution is based on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 RDS technology which helps eliminate challenges related managing large desktop and VDI environments and software; custom applications; multiple operating system platforms, disaster recovery; and USB/printer support.

Windows 8 Metro Interface Running From iPad Mini On Q Desktop
Windows 8 Metro Interface running on iPad Mini from Q Desktop


Now available, the 'Q' innovatively delivers fully managed and secure hosted desktop environments, while seamlessly maximizing system performance as application needs change with a Windows 8 look and feel. Organizations of any size who wish to leverage desktop virtualization with the 'Q' will realize the following features and benefits:

  • Transforms costly IT capital investments into a manageable monthly operating expense
  • Includes Microsoft Office 2010, anti-virus software, and reduces the need for costly enterprise software license agreements
  • Provides daily backups and 80GB storage per desktop - allocated individually or across the enterprise at no additional fees
  • Increases your return on investment related to IT expenses (personnel, equipment, and software), facilities use, energy consumption, user downtime (during transition and following), and security risk
  • Supports existing user and custom applications - on any Windows or Linux platform
  • Customizable user experience, with high levels of consistency, reliability, and uniformity (e.g., no disruptions due to software upgrades, virus infections, non-responsive applications, or frozen screens)
  • Delivers transparent user transitions - with minimal training or preparation required
  • Eliminates the need for costly hardware refresh or upgrades - supports PC, Mac, Thin-client, Smartphone, iPhone and iPad devices
  • Implement a Bring You Own Device (BYOD) strategy - safely and securely allow your employees access to corporate resources using their own devices
  • Allows full use of existing peripherals (e.g., printers, scanners, etc.) through any internet accessible device
  • Reduces security risk and the cost and complexity to meet compliance mandates

"We are excited to share Microsoft's innovative and beautiful operating systems with the World.  Now you can enjoy to the Windows 8 look & feel without costly hardware or software refreshes," said Victor J. Quinones, CEO of Virtual-Q Inc.

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Pricing and Availability

The 'Q' is available immediately and pricing begins at $49 USD per user desktop per month.  You can sign up today and receive the first 30 days free.

About VIRTUAL-Q

Virtual-Q, a Houston-based company, has developed breakthrough technology called 'The Q" for enterprise cloud computing.  The Q provides the capabilities of desktops and laptops, but with all of the processing performed, and the data residing in a secure datacenter. The Q helps organizations improve worker productivity, reduce their total cost of ownership, assure business continuity, safeguard sensitive data, improve compliance, and leverage their existing IT investments.  The company's proprietary virtualization technology represents a new paradigm for Computing-as-a-Service (CaaS), delivering a complete, cloud-based IT environment accessible from virtually any Internet-connected device, including iPads and iPhones. The Q includes the latest Microsoft Windows operating system and Office Suite technologies.  It delivers unparalleled performance while extending the useful life of existing desktop and laptop devices.  Virtual-Q is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and works closely with other leading technology vendors. For additional information, visit www.virtual-q.com.

 

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For information contact:
Steven Mohr, Virtual-Q
VP of Sales
Phone: (713) 587-2560
Email: sales@virtual-q.com


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Apr
12
Virtual-Q Enters Strategic Alliance with Insperity
Posted by on 12 April 2012 06:09 AM

Houston, TX - May 04, 2012 - Virtual-Q, Inc., a leader in cloud computing solutions, today announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Insperity to provide its Q DesktopTM solution through the Insperity MarketPlaceSM portal. Insperity, Inc. (NYSE: NSP), a leading provider of human resources and business performance solutions developed the MarketPlace portal to bring a wide range of products and services to its clients, worksite employees and their families.  Virtual-Q offers Insperity employees and clients secure cloud desktop services on a predictable and affordable monthly subscription with no up-front hardware or software investments.

"We are excited that Insperity has selected our cloud desktop solution to provide the best quality user experience to Insperity clients," comments Victor Quinones, CEO at Virtual-Q. "Through the Insperity MarketPlace, we can deliver robust cloud desktop solutions that offer the security, management and compliance customers require―allowing InsperityTM clients to compute from any device, from any location any time."

Virtual-Q cloud desktop services are delivered to any device on the Internet including iPads, Android phones and tablets, PCs, laptops, MACs, and iPhones. Virtual-Q provides true IT agility at a low cost, giving clients the competitive edge they need to compete in today's business environment.

"We are changing how employees use and manage data across their enterprise.  Available over a secure Internet connection or via a dedicated circuit, our Windows hosted virtual desktops run in private cloud data centers and are secured by our always-on high availability infrastructure that protects user data against loss or theft," said Quinones.

About Insperity

Insperity, a trusted advisor to America's best businesses for more than 25 years, provides an array of human resources and business solutions designed to help improve business performance. InsperityTM Business Performance Advisors offer the most comprehensive Workforce OptimizationTM solution in the marketplace that delivers administrative relief, better benefits, reduced liabilities and a systematic way to improve productivity. Additional offerings include MidMarket SolutionsTM, Performance Management, Expense Management, Time and Attendance, Organizational Planning, Recruiting Services, Employment Screening, Retirement Services and Insurance Services. Insperity business performance solutions support more than 100,000 businesses with over 2 million employees. With 2011 revenues of $2 billion, Insperity operates in 56 offices throughout the United States. For more information, visit http://www.insperity.com.

About Virtual-Q

Virtual-Q, a Houston-based company, has developed breakthrough technology called 'The Q" for enterprise cloud computing.  The Q provides the capabilities of desktops and laptops, but with all of the processing performed, and the data residing in a secure datacenter. The Q helps organizations improve worker productivity, reduce their total cost of ownership, assure business continuity, safeguard sensitive data, improve compliance, and leverage their existing IT investments.  The company's proprietary virtualization technology represents a new paradigm for Computing-as-a-Service (CaaS), delivering a complete, cloud-based IT environment accessible from virtually any Internet-connected device, including iPads and iPhones. The Q includes the latest Microsoft Windows operating system and Office Suite technologies.  It delivers unparalleled performance while extending the useful life of existing desktop and laptop devices.  Virtual-Q is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and works closely with other leading technology vendors.  For additional information, visit www.virtual-q.com.


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Mar
31

HOUSTON, TX - May 1, 2012 - Virtual-Q, a leader in Hosted Virtual Desktops, today announced a strategic relationship with Rackspace® Hosting, the service leader in cloud computing, for its hosting needs. Virtual-Q will use Rackspace's global datacenters to host their 'Q' hosted virtual desktop platform. The decision to select Rackspace was driven by Virtual-Q's rapid growth and the increasing needs of its customer base for a complete hosted virtual desktop solution that utilizes scalable and reliable datacenters.

To support a growing global presence, Virtual-Q needed a world-class data center provider with a geographically redundant infrastructure, robust network and industry leading uptime. Following an extensive evaluation process, Virtual-Q chose Rackspace to host the 'Q' not just because of their technology, but because of their Fanatical Support® service.

"As customer computing environments become more diverse and mobile, virtual desktop deployments are becoming a critical component to delivering IT services to any user, on any device and in any location. Virtual-Q and Rackspace will provide enterprises and IT service providers with a cost-effective way of leveraging Hosted Virtual Desktops with the efficiencies and scalability of cloud computing," said Victor Quinones, co-founder and CEO of Virtual-Q.  "Our relationship will create a highly resilient and secure solution that reduces IT spending."

"We are excited to have a strategic relationship with Virtual-Q and look forward to our ongoing collaboration around the HVD initiatives with them," said Christopher Rajiah, vice president of channel sales for Rackspace. "Our Fanatical Support service provides companies like Virtual-Q with the people they need to build their business."

Designed for companies of any size, the 'Q' reduces on-going costly IT capital expenditures related to the individual end-user computing experience. The 'Q' simplifies and transforms the costs associated with hardware, storage, operating system, applications, anti-virus, maintenance and support into a fixed, manageable monthly operating budget.

 

About Virtual-Q

Virtual-Q helps companies reduce their total cost of ownership, increase business continuity, improve security and compliance, and leverage their existing IT investments. Their proprietary hosted virtual desktop technology defines a new industry platform for Computing-as-a-Service (CaaS) and delivers a complete desktop environment that is accessible from any device. The Q desktop includes the latest Microsoft Operating System and Office Suite and delivers unparalleled performance improvement while prolonging the life of existing corporate infrastructure. Virtual-Q partners with the leading technology vendors and is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. For additional information, visit www.virtual-q.com or call +1-713-587-2560.

 

 


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