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Managed Workplace

Let PCs and laptops be managed reliably

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More functionality for workplaces in SMEs through Managed Workplaces

An Open Circle Managed Workplace is a comprehensive IT solution for businesses that simplifies the management of workstations such as PCs, laptops, mobile devices and thin clients. Centralization and external management ensures that all devices operate efficiently, securely and compliant with the latest standards. This includes installing and updating software, security management, regular maintenance and support. Our solution offers you the advantage of being able to concentrate on your core business while we manage the digital workplaces professionally.

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Features

What you can expect from our Managed Workplaces

Devices completely managed

Our client management ensures the complete administration of your devices. This also includes installations and updates.

Free software choice

Whether your company uses standard or custom software, it is all installable on the different devices.

Access via admin tool Cockpit

Your devices (assets) are displayed in the admintool Cockpit. They can be viewed by you at any time. Optionally, you can set up your employees' devices yourself at the touch of a button.

Limited access for users

Your IT users can not install anything on the device on their own because they do not have admin access.

Buy or rent equipment

You can buy or rent the equipment from Open Circle. We procure the devices and set them up. Our client management system allows you to integrate devices from manufacturers of your choice.

Hard disk encryption

We encrypt the hard disks using BitLocker.

Printing and scanning

You can print and scan in the office and at home. Printer management, for example, with our partner Print & More.

Work offline

Because Microsoft Office programs and other specialist applications are installed locally on the desktop, you and your employees can work even without connection to the internet and to the Swiss Business Cloud.

A workplace for Swiss SMEs

The managed workplace is particularly suitable for Swiss SMEs. It grows with your company and meets high security standards. Ideal for sensitive data.

Services

These services are included with our Managed Desktop

Setup

Whether PCs, laptops or thin clients, we procure the desired equipment. We set up the devices for your employees, ...

Whether PCs, laptops or thin clients, we procure the desired equipment. We set up the devices for your employees, configure them and install the software.

Monitoring

We monitor your devices 24/7.

We monitor your devices 24/7.

Updates & Lifecycle

We regularly install the latest Windows updates and patches. This ensures that the systems are always up to date.<...

We regularly install the latest Windows updates and patches. This ensures that the systems are always up to date.

Backup

Every day at 10pm, we back up your data and store it securely. In addition, we copy the backup to a second locatio...

Every day at 10pm, we back up your data and store it securely. In addition, we copy the backup to a second location in Switzerland, so that your data is really safe. We attach great importance to the backup protection from malware. The oldest backup is 14 days old.

Software management

We ensure that the software on the clients is always up-to-date.

We ensure that the software on the clients is always up-to-date.

Vulnerbility scan

We regularly check the devices for known weak points.

We regularly check the devices for known weak points.

System support 24/7

Our service line is available from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for all system inquiries. Our on-call service is also av...

Our service line is available from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for all system inquiries. Our on-call service is also available at night and on weekends for emergencies. Using remote access software, we can access your users’ devices and, if necessary, make changes, install new programs and fix any problems.

Advantages

Advantages of our Managed Workplaces for SMEs

No administrative effort

We manage all of your company's equipment throughout its lifecycle. From procurement to operation to disposal, you have nothing to do with it.

Device provisioning and onboarding

Standardized configurations and centralized device management enable fast and effective device provisioning and therefore smooth onboarding of new employees.

Operating warranty

We manage all installations and guarantee that the equipment works as it should.

High security

Antivirus agent, vulnerability scanner and software up to date lead to a high level of security. The fact that your IT users do not have administrator privileges also contributes to increased security.

Always up to date

Software management keeps your devices up to date. We regularly update Windows, software, drivers and firmware.

Flexibility & Productivity for SMEs

Whether laptop, PC or thin client – ​​employees can log in anywhere and at any time. They save themselves long journeys and can work when they are most productive.

Prices

Managed Workplace – Individual Offer

The pricing for the Managed Workplace is very individual. Get in touch with us and we will be happy to create a personalized offer for you.

Prices

The best plan for your business

Essential
Advanced
Enterprise
Primus
Proactively managed devices
Software selection
limited
Windows update
Endpoint security
basic
basic
standard
customizable
customizable
VPN
5.-/mth. per device
Multifactor authentication
Hard disk encryption
Cost per instance
49.-/mth.
290.-/mth.
450.-/mth.
850.-/mth.
Costs per device
19.-/mth.
59.-/mth.
79.-/mth.
109.-/mth.
Add-on Rent a device
on request
on request
on request
on request
from 200.-
from 450.-
from 550.-
from 550.-
System support
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at cost
at cost
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User support
at cost
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Essential

Software selection limited
Windows update
Endpoint security basic
VPN
Multifactor authentication
Hard disk encryption
Cost per instance 49.-/mth.
Costs per device 19.-/mth.
Add-on Rent a device on request
System support at cost
User support at cost
Advanced

Software selection
Windows update
Endpoint security
VPN 5.-/mth. per device
Multifactor authentication
Hard disk encryption
Cost per instance 290.-/mth.
Costs per device 59.-/mth.
Add-on Rent a device on request
System support at cost
User support at cost
Enterprise

Software selection
Windows update
Endpoint security
Client hardening customizable
VPN
Multifactor authentication
Hard disk encryption
Cost per instance 450.-/mth.
Costs per device 79.-/mth.
Add-on Rent a device on request
System support at cost
User support at cost
Primus

Software selection
Windows update
Endpoint security
Client hardening customizable
VPN
Multifactor authentication
Hard disk encryption
Cost per instance 850.-/mth.
Costs per device 109.-/mth.
Add-on Rent a device on request
System support at cost
User support at cost

Prices in Swiss Francs (CHF) excluding VAT

Components

Our managed workplace also includes:

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Swiss Business Cloud

With Open Circle’s cloud solution, your data and applications are securely hosted in Switzerland. You benefit from transparent costs, high data availability and 24/7 system support.

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IT-Administration Cockpit

IT administration

IT administration is time-consuming and complicated. Everything has to be done manually and multiple times. Even for very disciplined IT administrators, the task is a real challenge. With Open Circle’s solution, IT administration becomes a breeze.

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Labels

ISO

Thanks to our ISO certifications, the Managed Workplace meets high security standards. This ranges from information security to the security standard for providers and users of cloud services and data protection in cloud computing services.

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Swiss Hosting, Swiss Digital Services & Swiss Made Software

The Managed Desktop has the Swiss hosting and Swiss digital services label. We host your data, applications and servers exclusively in Switzerland. The label also underlines the values of independence, reliability and integrity, which are also reflected in our solutions.

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Contact

Your connection to Open Circle

Do you have questions about the managed workplaces?

Stefan Escher is looking forward to hearing from you.

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CH-8047 Zürich

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