GoPC Cloud Computing solution

Description

You can get a free account for GoPC at www.gopc.net or see our virtual tour.

DESKTOP ACCESS ANYWHERE
GOPC gives you the full functionality of a standard desktop PC but with the power and flexibility of online applications. This means that you can login to your GOPC from any Internet-connected computer and work from anywhere in the world. Login to GOPC with a Windows, Mac or Linux machine.

NO MORE PC UPGRADES
Our state-of-the art data centre provides lightening fast performance so it doesn't matter how slow your old dinosaur PC runs. So long as you have a reasonable Internet connection, you will experience near-native performance without ever having to upgrade your PC again.

VIRUS and CRASH PROTECTION
Because the backbone of your GOPC environment is Linux based, it's not subject to the same security threats and malicious attacks that a typical Microsoft PC suffers. That means that you can use your email and surf the net without the fear of having uninvited visitors access or destroy your files.

A PC ON A STICK
The new GOPC personal computer runs off a standard USB stick drive, iPod or simply over the Internet. Simply plug in your USB drive into any computer and you're quickly connected to your online PC. You can access all your work whether you're at home, work, campus, or traveling anywhere in the world and you never have to carry a computer with you.

A NEW PC FREE OF CHARGE?
That's right; we build a PC for you (free) using the very best, super fast and ultra reliable hardware. We give you all the storage space you can poke a stick at and more if you need it. We install all the very latest applications you could possible want and then place your new PC in our air-conditioned server rooms, monitored and serviced 24hrs a day, 365 days a year.

SHARE WITH OTHER USERS
GOPC also allows you to share files or directories with other GOPC users, exactly the same as if you were all together in a local area network. You can set up shared drives and folders so your friends and family can access your photos. Or set up your student project group or sports club so everyone has share access to common project files.

SAFE AND SECURE
Security is of paramount importance to everybody. With GOPC there is absolutely no data stored or left on the PC whatsoever so it's impossible for anyone else to access your data if you share a machine with other people. GOPC also uses 128-bit encryption, equivalent to most banks, so you can rest assured that your connection is completely secure. The technology used in the data centre is continually monitored 24x7 and has over 99.99% uptime.

FREE, POWERFUL PROGRAMS
GOPC gives you a host of open source programs that are functionally equivalent to and compatible with programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PhotoShop and many other programs that you're familiar with. All the files you create with these Open-Source applications are in the same standard file formats so are fully editable in these Microsoft and Adobe programs and visa versa.

SOFTWARE INSTALLED FOR YOU
Do you find it a hassle to install software? Lost your licence key? Confused by the set-up process? GOPC has all the software you need, pre-installed and regularly kept up to date for you. It's all done in the background so there's no disruption to service.

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