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WorkPlace Compared Virsage WorkPlace is unique: It combines the Microsoft Office Suite with email hosting and a complete desktop environment where any Windows-based business application can be run. Because there are so many cloud-based services on the market today, there is a lot of confusion about what makes WorkPlace different. Outlined here are descriptions of the most common cloud-based solutions and how they compare with Virsage WorkPlace. OFFICE 365

Office 365 is a web-based Software as a Service (SaaS) offering that delivers the Microsoft Office Suite software over the Internet. This product from Microsoft includes online files storage and web-based versions of Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, SharePoint and Hosted Exchange.

THE WORKPLACE DIFFERENCE

WorkPlace is a complete desktop environment that can run the Microsoft Office Suite of applications offered with

GOOGLE APPS

Google Apps is a web-based Software as a Service (SaaS) offering that delivers personal productivity software

Office 365 as well as additional line of business applications such as QuickBooks or Act!.

similar to Microsoft Office. File Storage, Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Presentations, and Email are provided in the Google Apps system. Additionally there are third party web-applications that can be added for additional costs.

THE WORKPLACE DIFFERENCE

WorkPlace is a complete desktop environment that can run the full Microsoft Office Suite or any other Windows application. WorkPlace provides the flexibility to use your existing software packages and host them from the cloud. WorkPlace uses Microsoft Exchange to provide email services and advanced spam filtering that exceeds those provided by Google Apps

DROPBOX

Dropbox is a web-based file sharing service that enables users to store and share files with other users across the

THE WORKPLACE DIFFERENCE

Dropbox requires that every computer has the software required to open and edit the files you are hosting in that

Internet.

system (i.e. Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, etc) whereas WorkPlace includes the Microsoft Office Suite. WorkPlace also includes hosted Microsoft Exchange based email and supports line of business applications such as QuickBooks. Dropbox has had a very poor security record and is only recommended for non-sensitive information.

BOX.NET

Box.net is a web-based file sharing and collaboration portal that allows companies to share documents and comment

THE WORKPLACE DIFFERENCE

Box.net requires that every computer has the software required to open and edit the files you are hosting in that sys-

on document changes.

tem (i.e. Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, etc) whereas WorkPlace includes the Microsoft Office Suite. WorkPlace also includes hosted Microsoft Exchange based email and supports line of business applications such as QuickBooks.

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WorkPlace Comparison Chart Virsage WorkPlace Easily accessed via web-browser • Works with iPad, iPhone, Android • Works with Mac OS • Works with PC • File Sharing • Scalable Storage • Secure • Real-Time Collaboration • Includes Microsoft Office • Email Hosting Microsoft Outlook Email Group & User Permissions Runs any Windows Application Daily Backups with Easy Restore Complete Desktop Environment Web Filtering Support via Phone, Web, & Email Price Structure

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$99/user/ month

$24/user/ month

$5/user/ month

Box.Net

DropBox

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$15/month

$66.25/month for 5 users

WHAT MAKES WORKPLACE UNIQUE? WorkPlace is unique from all of these offerings in that it extends beyond offering a partial solution (i.e. file sharing, email hosting, application hosting, etc.) and provides a complete solution for your entire Information Technology needs. WorkPlace provides a Windows-based desktop environment where any business application can be run from the cloud on any device from anywhere in the world. All of this is backed by our world-class customer service. WorkPlace is the complete solution to your business computing needs.

3005 Center Green Drive, Suite 220, Boulder Colorado 80301 Phone: 720.881.7320 | Fax: 720.542.7179 | www.virsage.com

WorkPlace Compared to Others  

Dropbox is a web-based file sharing service that enables users to store and share files with other users across the Internet. DROPBOX GOOGLE...