CLOUD SOLUTIONS

Cloud technology is now mainstream. VA focuses primarily on delivering cloud solutions for its clients.

This is for one key reason; cloud technology gives businesses the option of seamlessly accessing lower cost labor pools. This adds value to any business.

CLOUD SOLUTIONS

Cloud technology is now mainstream. VA focuses primarily on delivering cloud solutions for its clients.

This is for one key reason; cloud technology gives businesses the option of seamlessly accessing lower cost labor pools. This adds value to any business.

PURPOSE. PEOPLE. PROCESS.

Cloud Solutions

Key Benefits

  • Access from anywhere – cloud solutions can be accessed from any web browser, anywhere in real-time. This allows for teams to work on platforms from anywhere in the world.
  • Upfront business costs are reduced – version upgrades, maintenance, system administration costs and server failures are no longer issues. Instead, they are managed by the cloud service provider.
  • Automatic backups and automatic updates – everything is backed up automatically. Updates are free and instantly available.
  • Better security – It is now becoming accepted that the cloud is one of the most secure ways to store information.
  • Implementation and customization is quicker – modern software means quicker and easier to implement.
Cloud Solutions

Key Benefits

Access from anywhere – cloud solutions can be accessed from any web browser, anywhere in real-time. This allows for teams to work on platforms from anywhere in the world.

Upfront business costs are reduced – version upgrades, maintenance, system administration costs and server failures are no longer issues. Instead, they are managed by the cloud service provider.

Automatic backups and automatic updates – everything is backed up automatically. Updates are free and instantly available.

Better security – It is now becoming accepted that the cloud is one of the most secure ways to store information.

Implementation and customization is quicker – modern software means quicker and easier to implement.

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions.
Here are some common questions about our Cloud Solutions.

What is Office 365?

Microsoft Office 365 is a powerful cloud based, business productivity software suite that is highly scaleable and flexible. Office 365 offers service subscriptions for e-mail and social networking services through hosted versions of Exchange Server, Skype for Business Server, SharePoint and Office Online, integration with Yammer.

How big does my business have to be and how can my business benefit from Office 365?

Office 365 is suited to all size businesses, doesn’t matter weather you have 1 or 10,000 employees in your business. The solution and billing is flexible and scaleable.

What are some of the key advantages of Office 365?

1) Once implemented, Office 365 generally allows business to access to lower cost labor pools, as it can be accessed from anywhere.
2) Document control, collaboration and sharing. For example sharing videos or documents with clients. Editing documents simultaneously, etc.
3) Team sites create a place where employees and other parties can access resources such as templates, policies, forms, etc.
4) Better colaboration & training between teams in different locations using Skype for business desktop sharing, screen recording and video conferencing.
5) Multiple project & task management tools included in most subscriptions greatly assist with accountability.

How much does it typically cost & how long does it take to implement Office 365?

Monthly subscription costs range between $5 and $40 per user depending on the product chosen. Implementation costs range bewteen $100 and $300 per user. Depending on the amount of customization, migration and training required.

What is Xero?

 Xero is a cloud-based accounting software suite.

How big does my business have to be and how can my business benefit from Xero?

Xero is suited more towards small and medium-sized businesses with up to 200 employees.

What are some of the key advantages of Xero?

1) Can be used from any device with an internet connection. As it can be accessed from anywhere, transactions can be carried out by lower cost labor pools in remote locations.
2) Quick to deploy, easy to configure. Includes all the accounting essentials all in one. Including asset register, expense claims, po’s, AP/AR, payroll etc.
3) It’s easy to use and and can be relatively inexpensive.
4) It has basic dashboards that are useful for day to day reporting on key financial items
5) It has an Open API that can connect to multiple other third party, business specific applications

How much does it typically cost & how long does it take to implement Xero?

Monthly pricing per user ranges between $9 and $180, depending on the features selected.  Implementation costs vary between $2,000 and upwards of $10,000 depending on the number of users and complexity of the project (ie payroll, etc).

What is Microsoft Dynamics 365?

Dynamics 365 is Microsoft’s cloud product line of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) applications.

How big does my business have to be and how can my business benefit from Dynamics 365?

We recommend Dynamics 365 small/medium sized business up to 300 employees. Although it can be scalable beyond this number, its functionality & ability for customization can be restrictive in comparison to Netsuite.

What are some of the key advantages of Dynamics 365?

1) Can be used from any device with an internet connection. As it can be accessed from anywhere, transactions can be carried out by lower cost labor pools in remote locations.
2) Medium deployment timeframes. It combines basic accounting and CRM into one.
3) It can be faster to learn for those already using microsoft applications. It can be relatively inexpensive yet powerful especially for businesses with only a handful of users.
4) It includes basic dashboards that are useful for day to day reporting on key financial, sales and CRM items
5) It has an Open API that can connect to multiple other third party, business specific applications

How much does it typically cost & how long does it take to implement Dynamics 365?

Costs range between $50 and $200 per user per month depeding on level of functionality chosen. Implementation costs typically range between $5000 and $50,000 depending on the complexity and level of functionality chosen.

What is Netsuite by Oracle?

Netsuite is Oracle’s product line of cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) applications.

How big does my business have to be and how can my business benefit from Netsuite?

We recommend Netsuite for businesses with between 30 and 5000 employees. Although it can be scaleable beyond this number, its functionality & customisation can be restrictive in comparison to other SAP oracle products.

What are some of the key advantages of Netsuite?

1) Can be used from any device with an internet connection. As it can be accessed from anywhere, transactions can be carried out by lower cost labor pools in remote locations.
2) It has fast deployment timeframes, and combines advanced accounting, HRIS and CRM into one.
3) It can be faster to learn for those already using microsoft applications. It can be relatively inexpensive yet powerful especially for businesses with only a handful of users.
4) It includes highly customisable/advanced dashboards that are useful for day to day reporting on key financial, sales, CRM and HRIS items
5) It has an Open API that can connect to multiple other third party, business specific applications

How much does it typically cost & how long does it take to implement Netsuite?

Costs range between $100 and $250 per user per month depeding on level of functionality chosen. Implementation costs typically range between $5000 and $200,000 depending on the complexity and level of functionality chosen.

What is Salesforce.com?

It provides companies with an interface for case management and task management, and a system for automatically routing and escalating important events.

How big does my business have to be and how can my business benefit from Salesforce?

We recommend Salesforce for any size business.

What are some of the key advantages of Salesforce?

1) Can be used from any device with an internet connection. As it can be accessed from anywhere, transactions can be carried out by lower cost labor pools in remote locations.
2) It has fast deployment timeframes, and combines advanced accounting, HRIS and CRM into one.
3) It can be faster to learn for those already using microsoft applications. It can be relatively inexpensive yet powerful especially for businesses with only a handful of users.
4) It includes highly customisable/advanced dashboards that are useful for day to day reporting on key financial, sales, CRM and HRIS items
5) It has an Open API that can connect to multiple other third party, business specific applications

How much does it typically cost & how long does it take to implement Salesforce?

Costs range between $50 and $150 per user per month depeding on level of functionality chosen. Implementation costs typically range between $5000 and $100,000 depending on the complexity and level of functionality chosen.

What is S/4Hana Cloud?

S/4Hana Cloud is SAP’s product line of cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) applications.

How big does my business have to be and how can my business benefit from S/4Hana?

We recommend S/4Hana for businesses with between 500 and 2000 employees. Although it can be scalable beyond this number, its functionality & customization can be restrictive in comparison to other SAP and Oracle products.

What are some of the key advantages of S/4Hana?

1) Can be used from any device with an internet connection. As it can be accessed from anywhere, transactions can be carried out by lower cost labor pools in remote locations.
2) It has fast deployment timeframes, and combines advanced accounting, HRIS and CRM into one.
3) It can be faster to learn for those already using microsoft applications. It can be relatively inexpensive yet powerful especially for businesses with only a handful of users.
4) It includes highly customisable/advanced dashboards that are useful for day to day reporting on key financial, sales, CRM and HRIS items
5) It has an Open API that can connect to multiple other third party, business specific applications

How much does it typically cost & how long does it take to implement S/4Hana?

Costs range between $150 and $250 per user per month depeding on level of functionality chosen. Implementation costs typically range between $50,000 and $500,000 depending on the complexity and level of functionality chosen.

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Phone: +61 7 3173 1583

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Los Angeles, US Office

555 West 5th Street, 35th Floor 

Los Angeles CA 90013

Phone: +1 213 712 9001

 
 
 

Brisbane, AU Office

27 James St, 

Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006

Phone: +61 7 3173 1583

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