Low cost VPN and Remote Working Solution: Open VHQ™ Friday 5 September 2008 PDF Print A Flexible Working Policy can be key to many Small and Medium enterprises, looking to economise and be more efficient in the current financial climate. A Virtual office or remote working I.T infrastructure with VPN allows Employees to work seamlessly on the road or from home and still collaborate with other colleagues. All the application and data files you store on the office server and Desk PC can be used at home. Your telephone extension can also be diverted, so you can operate just as if you were actually still sitting in the office. The cost savings on Floor Space, Business Insurance, Utility Bills and Commuting can be substantial, as well as offering your staff a greater feeling of well being and Work / Life balance VPN and VOIP techniques have been available for some years, so what’s different about Open VHQ™, a Linux based version of the Virtual HQ™ product from infrasup®, London Business I.T Support and Remote Working Specialists. Firstly, the normal financial outlay and depreciation you would incur in any new I.T purchases are removed, by a 0% interest, 36 Month lease package. Any Fujitsu PC desktop or laptop ordered with Open VHQ server can be financed as well. You have to ask yourself, does your company really need to buy a new server Computer or desktop when they can be loaned. This obviously can free up working capital to help allow your business to focus in other areas and enable the system to be expanded or reduced at a later time. All the advanced technical features of a Corporate I.T Suite and Support contracts can now be afforded by very small Businesses, even as small as one or two users. Microsoft Exchange, Web server, File server, VPN, Fax and Anti Virus/Spam, have now be replaced by a single Red Hat Linux based Open source solution. This enables Central location for of all your company files for version control, scheduled automatic backups, virus and spam removal. Like Apple MAC, the Server operating system is Linux, so the security, reliability and performance are increased, minimising the need for Virus scanners, Spyware detectors and reboots. RHEL5, the current offered server version, is shipped with many 3rd party applications and with the Latest Low Power consumption Server hardware in mind. It is widely used in Thousands of Blue Chip companies, world wide. When your remote working staff, visit the office all the files are available in the office too. You even have a Browser based Webmail application so you can check your emails from anywhere and not even need a laptop. Utilising Scalix™ and Redhat Enterprise Linux, as Microsoft Exchange or Lotus Domino replacements, infrasup have cut your ongoing licence fees ( First 10 Open users are FREE) releasing you to use many great Open Source applications The server can connect to either existing MS Outlook clients or FREE email clients application such as Mozilla Thunderbird ™, Evolution or the fantastic Zimbra™ Desktop, available for PC or MAC. By installing an optional Samba drive you can also connect to any existing Microsoft or Unix servers, reducing Migration and installation glitches. If you install Open office you also have Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint alternatives, saving you hundreds of pounds per workstation. Not just catering for existing Microsoft Customers Apple Mac users can also utilize Virtual HQ features. Finally, as a true open system, infrasup offer an option to download and install everything yourself and just let them just handle the I.T support. See http://www.infrasup.com/virtualhq and http://www.infrasup.com/redhatlinuxsupportlondon.htm or call 0207 112 6744 for more details This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Infrasup Ltd in the following categories: Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.