Microsoft Office 2013 Now Available in the Q

Now You Can Experience the Latest of Windows 8 and Office 2013 without Upgrading Your Hardware

HOUSTON. TX -  November 15 -- Virtual-Q, today announced that you can now order your Q Desktop account with Office 2013.  Also available are Project 2013 and Visio 2013.  This exciting development shows Virtual-Q's continued commitment to Microsoft and the delivery of a quality user experience.

Word 2013
Microsoft Word 2013 running inside of a Q Desktop.

The 'Q' delivers fully managed and secure hosted virtual desktops that are fast and beautiful with a Windows 8 look and feel. Organizations of any size who wish to leverage the power of desktop virtualization with the 'Q' will realize the following features and benefits:

  • Transforms costly IT capital investments into a manageable monthly operating expense
  • Includes latest version Microsoft Office, anti-virus software, and reduces the cost of enterprise software license agreements
  • Provides daily backups with plenty of storage per desktop - allocated individually or across the enterprise
  • Increases your return on investment related to IT expenses (personnel, equipment, and software), facilities use, energy consumption, user downtime (during transition and following), and security risk
  • Supports existing legacy applications - on any Windows or Linux platform
  • Customizable user experience, with high levels of consistency, reliability, and uniformity (e.g., no disruptions due to software upgrades, virus infections, non-responsive applications, or frozen screens)
  • Delivers transparent user transitions - with minimal training or preparation required
  • Eliminates the need for costly hardware refresh or upgrades - supports PC, Mac, Thin-client, Smartphone, iPhone,  iPad, and Android devices
  • Implement a Bring You Own Device (BYOD) strategy - safely and securely allow your employees access to corporate resources using their own devices
  • Allows full use of existing peripherals (e.g., printers, scanners, etc.) through any internet accessible device
  • Reduces security risk and the cost and complexity to meet compliance mandates


"We are excited to share Microsoft's most popular product, Office, with the public.  I believe that users will love the new version of Office.  Upgrading is very easy.  Current Q Desktop users will have the option to upgrade to Office 2013 at no additional charge." said Victor J. Quinones, CEO of Virtual-Q Inc.

Excel 2013
Microsoft Excel 2013 running inside of a Q Desktop.

Pricing and Availability

The 'Q' is available immediately and pricing begins at $49 USD per user desktop per month.  You can add Office 2013 Standard to that for as little as $18 a month.  You can sign up today and receive the first 30 days free.


Virtual-Q, a Houston-based company, has developed breakthrough technology called 'The Q" for enterprise cloud computing.  The Q provides the capabilities of desktops and laptops, but with all of the processing performed, and the data residing in a secure datacenter. The Q helps organizations improve worker productivity, reduce their total cost of ownership, assure business continuity, safeguard sensitive data, improve compliance, and leverage their existing IT investments.  The company's proprietary virtualization technology represents a new paradigm for Computing-as-a-Service (CaaS), delivering a complete, cloud-based IT environment accessible from any Internet-connected device, including iPad, iPhone and Android devices. The Q includes the latest Microsoft Windows operating system and Office Suite technologies.  It delivers unparalleled performance while extending the useful life of existing desktop and laptop devices.  Virtual-Q is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and works closely with other leading technology vendors. For additional information, visit

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For information contact:
Steven Mohr, Virtual-Q
VP of Sales
Phone: (713) 587-2560