A cost-effective, secure and scalable solution for your IT management needs. IRIS Hosting delivers all the IRIS Accountancy Suite products, Microsoft software and other desktop applications as a managed service over the internet, for a single monthly fee.

  • Remove the headache, spiralling costs and complexity of IT management
  • Focus more closely on your core business by letting IRIS do the heavy IT lifting
  • Reliable, secure, cost-effective IT with 24 hour support, 7 days a week
  • Excellent return on investment, with monthly fees and no capital outlay
  • Access to your key IRIS, Microsoft and 3rd party applications from anywhere


The Challenge

Today’s practices face a rising burden and worries from having to run and look after sophisticated IT systems. It’s expensive, complex and entails security risks. But it’s also essential to meet mandatory compliance and legislative changes such as the Companies Act.

Owning and running in-house computers with applications such as Microsoft Office, Exchange email and mission critical IRIS applications, requires major investment, as does the hiring and paying competent IT staff. Then there’s the threats posed by viruses and hackers.


The Solution

When you sign up to IRIS Hosting, we manage and deliver your applications over the internet, for a single monthly fee. We remove the hassle and stress and give you peace of mind by hosting your core software applications on dedicated, powerful servers in a highly secure, scalable data centre, so there’s no need for any expensive server equipment in your practice. In fact, the only equipment you need to run our services at your premises are PCs and a broadband connection. Your computers don’t even need to be state of the art.


Benefits of IRIS Hosting

By moving your key applications to IRIS’s hosted systems, you and your staff can concentrate on your core business, improve your productivity and control your IT spend, safe in the knowledge that your network is being looked after by a company committed to delivering on agreed Service Level Agreements. It’s so simple - run your applications as if they were loaded onto your own computer. Just use Windows’ standard Remote Desktop Connection from your PC or Mac to access your working platform via a broadband connection.


Cost effective 

You get excellent return on investment, removing the need for in-house IT experts. There’s no capital outlay and suitable for any size of budget. Cut costs and improve productivity.


High Security

All connections are fully secure and encrypted, providing the highest levels of security, with protection against viruses, hackers and spyware. Your IT environment is kept up to date with the latest software, security updates and upgrades, as well protecting you from disasters.

Back ups 

Enjoy improved resilience and security. Take advantage of the system performance, stability and anytime, anywhere availability. Regular nightly data back-ups - our off site data back-ups provide security and peace of mind. Planned schedule of maintenance to ensure systems are stable, secure and fast.


IRIS OpenSpace helps you work closer and more intuitively with your clients. 
You can upload, store and approve documents online. It's in 'The Cloud' so it's always accessible from any location, 
and it's fully integrated into the IRIS Accountancy Suite making it quick and easy to use.
You can store as much as you like, for as long as you like. 
If you are a UK based accountancy business we will even give you 1GB of free storage to get you started.
Additional space can easily be purchased from as little as £5 per GB per month or get a 15% discount 
for an annual subscription to 10GB by clicking the web store link above.

IRIS Hosting provides instant solutions for:

  • 24/7 access to experienced IT support consultants when you need them 
  • Accessing your practice systems from anywhere with an internet connection
  • Fully protected data - completely secure and encrypted with added protection against viruses, hackers and spyware
  • Having the latest Microsoft applications (Microsoft Office Standard or Office 365 and SQL) without worrying about upgrades and licence fees 
  • Getting the latest IRIS Accountancy Suite updates scheduled out of hours  
  • Hosting of 3rd party accountancy applications 


“I wanted the reassurance of data storage in a remote location, rather than backing up to a second server in the office, dramatically improve our business continuity. Even a power cut can cause problems, let alone more serious threats such as fire, flood or theft.” Read More                 Accounts Resource

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