New Service Release


Nasstar release Cloud Hosted Desktop 7.02 with Open Office and AddApp application store.


Slashes Hosted Desktop price to under £40 per user per month

On demand Microsoft Applications such as Microsoft Visio in the cloud


London, 19th April 2011.  Nasstar plc release Hosted Desktop 7.02 with two options Hosted Desktop Professional with full Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010  and Hosted Desktop Standard with Open Office.  Hosted Desktop Standard can have additional Microsoft Office applications such as Word added through AddApp the Hosted Desktop application store.   These options enable Nasstar’s white label partners to offer their customers unique cloud based Hosted Desktop product sets matching each companies needs.  


“Our partners tell us that customers do not want a one size fits all approach, with this new Nasstar Hosted Desktop release companies can pay for what they need and pay for the time they use it rather than adding to shelfware”  Daniel Smith, Partner Programme Manager, Nasstar plc


Nasstar Hosted Desktop 7.02 is the cloud computing delivery of the ubiquitous Microsoft Desktop, accessible on any platform such as the iPad, bringing real benefits of cloud computing to businesses.  Nasstar Hosted Desktop gives companies the ability to use all their other line of business applications including Microsoft Office and Open Office in the cloud.  It is a true alternative to traditional IT and can mean that a company has zero IT hardware or resource in house.  The new release also introduces AddApp, the Nasstar Hosted Desktop application store.  Users can add applications including Microsoft Visio and Microsoft Project and just pay for the time they use the service, removing the need for expensive investment in occasionally used software.  More applications will be added to AddApp over the coming months.


“The release of the these new Hosted Desktop services will enable us to offer greater choice to our customers and in many cases at a significantly lower price.  The ability to build multiple user profiles within a company means they will truly only pay for what the actually use.  And AddApp will allow companies to deliver other non standard applications a click of button.  If a user needs Microsoft Visio for a month, they can have it in an instant and only pay for that time they use it, this exactly what the customers have been asking for”  David Owens, Managing Director, Lets Operate.


Nasstar Hosted Desktop is available through white label partners in the UK and Europe.  Customers enjoy lower cost, higher security and greater freedom by adopting Nasstar Hosted Desktop.  


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