Windows Remote Desktop Hosting
We specialise in hosting Microsoft Windows servers for professional services firms.
These server allow access to Practice Management Software, Microsoft Office applications, SQL databases, documents and other business applications.
Our clients typically include those in the the health care, law and accounting fields and are located in all states and territories of Australia.
We use AWS to underpin our private hosted servers offering clients the reliability, security and scalability they are looking for.
All client data is kept within Australia at all times and unlimited server support is provided by our Australian-based helpdesk.
We offer a free onboarding service which includes server setup, testing and liaising with your software provider.
What sets us apart?
Our experience hosting software specifically for professional services firms means we can offer the high quality hosting service our clients expect.
Our deep knowledge of the way law, accounting and health care practices' operate mean our service is tailored to suit.
We leverage the security and reliability of AWS Australia's infrastructure and data-centre facilities to deliver our client the peace of mind they deserve.
We help you move your software and data to our service for free. Specifically we build, configure and test your new server and then when its ready we help you upload your data.
Our service also includes ongoing, unlimited and free technical support to ensure your server is operating as it should and underpins your applications and data appropriately.
We provide clear and transparent monthly pricing which allows for certainty in budgeting and planning.
Service in detail
Private Servers in Australia
Habitat3 provides each client with an individual and separated virtualised private server within a fully secure Sydney Datacentre. All servers are located within Australia. Habitat3 sales, accounts and technical support staff are all based in Australia.
All Virtual Private Servers and associated data is stored by Habitat3 in Sydney across multiple datacentres. Datacentres used hold ISO/IEC 27001:2013, 27017:2015, 27018:2019, 27701:2019, 9001:2015, and CSA STAR CCM v3.0.1. accreditation.
A full suite of security protocols across the technology and the administration and support processes keep our clients’ data safe.
Backups are completed to ensure that all your data as well as the complete private cloud server is able to be restored. Full server backups are completed every 24 hours and 7 days history is retained. We offer a range of options to extend the retention of your backups.
Data Ownership and Control
We are committed to ensuring the highest-level of data security and privacy for our clients. We enter into a Service Supply Agreement which allows you to nominate an Account Holder. who controls access to your data and make all billing and security related requests.
Access software from anywhere when connected to the Internet
Share centralised database between multiple staff in different locations
Software upgrades done for you
Access from both Mac and Windows PCs
Access from Android and IOS portable devices
Private hosted server is fully supported by experienced Australian based helpdesk
No need for expensive IT consultants charging hourly rates
24/7 critical support
No up-front setup or data migration fees
Hosting costs linked directly to expansion and/or contraction of business
Use month to month – no lock in contracts
No need to upgrade existing PCs
Includes all Microsoft server related license fees
Peace of mind
Each Habitat3 client accesses a secure dedicated virtual server
Servers include Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware protection
Enterprise level firewall security and server segregation
Account lockout if more than three incorrect login attempts
DataCentre PCI Ver3, ISO 27001 and ISO 14001 accredited
Enterprise level server hardware cluster provides full redundancy
Automated nightly backups of all data
Hosted server backed up to a second data-centre
Enterprise level data security
Proactive server hardware upgrades done with no downtime