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Why the Cloud

Safety and Convenience in the Cloud


“The Cloud” is one of those trendy technology terms that nearly everyone uses but few people really understand. At the most basic level, cloud computing simply means using business tools on the Internet instead of on your local server. You’ve probably already used the cloud for checking email or online banking.

This approach transforms the software you use every day from something you purchase, install and maintain on your own machines into a service you access securely over the Internet. The hardware, software and data that power these solutions are all hosted, maintained and updated by experts in sophisticated data centres around the world.

With Dentrix Ascend Dental Practice Management, this new cloud computing model creates all kinds of new possibilities and benefits for smart, innovative dental practices like yours:


> Access patient information any time, from any device. Because Dentrix Ascend sits in the cloud, you can access your complete practice management system—including all of your patient information—from any location and on any device you choose.


> Practice in multiple locations. But Dentrix Ascend, you can move from office to office without worrying about maintaining separate dental practice management systems or replicating patient files.


> Work on any system. Most practice management systems are built to run on a single operating system. But Dentrix Ascend is browser based, which means your team can work on whatever operating systems or devices make the most sense—whether it’s an inexpensive PC, a powerful Mac laptop, or a convenient iPad. And everyone gets the same experience no matter what kind of machine they’re using.


> Back up information automatically. With traditional practice management systems, keeping all your information backed up is a constant chore. But with Dentrix Ascend, every patient record is backed up regularly and automatically—and stored in state-of-the-art data centers with the latest disaster recovery technology.


> Get off the upgrade treadmill. Moving to Dentrix Ascend means never having to worry about downloading, upgrading or installing software again. You simply log in, and the latest and greatest version of the software is always waiting for you—delivered in small, easily learned updates.


> Turn IT headaches over to the experts. Dentrix Ascend drastically reduces IT headaches because your dental practice management system is powered by fast, stable, state-of-the-art data centers and supported by experts who are making constant improvements. You provide the Internet connection and whatever combination of PCs, Macs, and iPads that works best for your dental practice, and we take care of the rest.


> Enhance safety and security. Every dental practice cares about the security and availability of sensitive patient information—especially in today’s highly connected world. Dentrix Ascend helps your practice stay completely safe and compliant. With Dentrix Ascend, your data is transmitted fully encrypted and stored in a secure, state-of-the-art data center, and your system is monitored by trained experts and protected by industry-leading security software. The result is a solution that offers you peace of mind knowing that your data is safe and available.


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