Drake Hosted Offers Anytime, Anywhere Services

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Drake Software, Inc.,announced a major enhancement for its customers with the introduction of a hosted, cloud-based solution to access the full array of Drake Software products.

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John Sapp, CPA

"With Drake Hosted, we’re expanding our cloud-based offerings to meet the growing needs of our customers for anytime, anywhere access to Drake software,” says John Sapp, Vice President of Strategic Development for Drake Software.

Drake Software, Inc., the tax preparation and accounting software solution provider rated among the most popular and reliable in the industry today, announced a major enhancement for customers of its software with the introduction of a hosted, cloud-based solution to access the full array of Drake Software products, including the Professional Tax Solution, Client Write-Up, Payroll and Document Manager.

The site will also host essential productivity software from Microsoft, Including MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Publisher. Other productivity tools will be added in future updates.

"With Drake Hosted, we’re expanding our cloud-based offerings to meet the growing needs of our customers for anytime, anywhere access to Drake software,” says John Sapp, Vice President of Strategic Development for Drake Software. It is a well-designed solution that is every bit as reliable as our desktop products, and supports the industry’s needs to embrace new technologies, a mobile workforce and improved productivity.”

Drake Hosted utilizes a robust Citrix XenApp platform for true hybrid cloud functionality, and is based on the latest Intel Xeon processor architecture for maximum performance. The data center and network are fully redundant, with UPS and generator-based backup power and RAID technology for fault tolerance.

“What this means for our customers is that this is a fully-secure, hosted solution that is accessible from anywhere and yet offers the finest levels of technical support, flexibility and reliability,” says Sapp. “In addition, Drake Hosted supports a dual monitor configuration and seamlessly integrates with local peripherals such as printers and scanners.”

Drake Hosted is supported with the company’s superior telephone and email technical support, a web-based dashboard for account management, and an expert network IT department to help professionals transition to the Cloud.

About Drake Software

For nearly 37 years, Drake Software has been a pioneer and innovator in the tax and accounting software industries. In 2013, the company was rated as best in the industry in key categories in the Annual Software Survey of the American Society of CPAs. In the 2013 Reader’s Choice Awards, hosted by The CPA Practice Advisor, Drake was accorded top honors for its tax preparation, tax planning and document management solutions. With the introduction of its first tax preparation software in 1977, Drake revolutionized the industry. Today, that tradition continues with Drake Hosted, a highly evolved, cloud-based solution for tax and accounting professionals.

For more information, visit DrakeSoftware.com, or call 800.890.9500.

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