Virtual Office :: Customer Bullletin :: Downtime

Notice to all Virtual Office and Personal Cloud Customers – Downtime 12/02/2018 21:00 – 23:00 – Nextcloud Only.

Nextcloud instances will be impacted by a short amount of downtime on Monday 12/202/2018 from 21:00 – 23:00 while we upgrade Nextcloud to version 13.0

Each instance will be unavailable for no more than 5 minutes each between these times.

This upgrade improves and enhances Virtual Office and Personal Cloud  both at the user interface and behind the scenes delivering notable improvements to all users.

I am pleased to announce that Nextcloud 13.0 has passed testing with flying colours.

I would like to take this opportunity to apologise to all users for any inconvenience caused.

If there any issues, please raise a ticket.

Personal Cloud. Current Applications List February 2018

Please see below for a current list of applications and services available in my Personal Cloud Product for February 2018.






Easy Appointments

Firefly III

Prices for Personal Cloud start at £1.99 per month

For more information please use the form below to contact me.

Developer Tools Now Available in Virtual Office

  • I am delighted to announce that I am now able to offer the following tools for developers and system integration within my VirtualOffice product.
  • Laravel
  • CodeIgniter
  • Bootstrap
  • Cakephp
  • Yii
  • Symfony
  • Chive
  • RockMongo
  • phpMyAdmin

Please use the form blow to contact me for further information and pricing.

WHCMS Now Available In Virtual Office

I am pleased to announce that WHCMS is  now available within my VirtualOffice product range.


WHMCS is an all-in-one client management, billing and support solution for online businesses.

WHMCS handles everything from signup to termination, with automated billing, provisioning and management. With WHMCS, you’re in control with a very powerful business automation tool.


  • Billing – Multiple Currencies, Tax Support, One Off & Recurring Invoicing, Quotes/Estimates & Ticket Support Billing
  • Automation – Payment Processing, Refunds, Fraud Checks, Product/Domain Provisioning & Management
  • Easy to Use – Simple & Intuitive Interface, Fast Loading, Quick Setup & Efficient Support
  • Products – Offer Free, One Time & Recurring, Prorata, Custom Fields, Welcome Emails, Stock Mgt & Promotions
  • Transactions – Over 50 Supported Payment Gateways, Income/Transaction Logs & Statistical Reports
  • Support – Integrated ticket system, knowledgebase, downloads, announcements & network issues tool
  • Modules – Create, Suspend, Terminate, Upgrade, SSL Certs, Update Nameservers, Renew & More…
  • Customisable – Client & Admin Area Templates, Order Forms, Language Files & CSS Styling
  • Developer Friendly – Module Development Kits, Action Hooks & a Remote API

More Information About Virtual office

Virtual Office from Court Guinness is an affordable online business management solution which comprises of any number of open source products from a well populated list and extends and integrates these via a “bridge” solution.

WHCMS is available from £1.69 per month

An additional licence is required for this product.

For more information on VirtualOffice, please use the form below to contact me.

Virtual Office Now Available For Restaurants

I am pleased to announce a specialist offering for restaurants from my Virtual Office Product thanks to a new addition to the Virtual Office stable in the form of the TastyIgniter Software. This software can be combined with other products in the Virtual Office product range.

More about TastyIgniter

TastyIgniter is an open source restaurant ordering and management system. TastyIgniter provides a professional and reliable platform for restaurants wanting to offer online ordering to their customers.

Features Of TastyIgniter

  • Mobile friendly
    Our designs seamlessly adapt to look great on any screen – consistently representing your restaurant in the best, pixel-perfect light. They have been built with the mobile user in mind – and as such users now outnumber those browsing from their desktop PC, this is now an essential, rather than a nice to have.
  • 100% Free
    TastyIgniter is completely and utterly free. No ifs, no buts. And because it’s Open Source you benefit from a buzzing community of coders whose mission in life is to contribute to TastyIgniter’s advancement.
  • 0 Technical skills required
    TastyIgniter is a ready-to-go system that even the novice can get to grips with. We’ve designed it with every technical ability in mind. Super simple and incredibly straight forward – so managers and restaurant owners can get set up and be ready to go within a matter of hours.
  • SEO Supercharged
    The TastyIgniter platform has been built from the ground up with consideration for SEO in mind. Today the platform is super search engine friendly – allowing your restaurant to be easily found on the world wide web.
  • Perfect for chain restaurants
    TastyIgniter is a super easy to use platform, even where there are multiple restaurant locations to manage – all intuitively presented within one single, easy to use interface. This streamlines the efforts of managers who are spinning many plates at once across numerous restaurant locations; TastyIgniter truly is the essential solution for chain restaurants.
  • Super easy to customise
    Create an online presence that reflects your brand – Add your logo, choose your company colours and customise your store front to tempt customers into your online restaurant. There’s no prior technical knowledge required either, as changes can be made quickly and easily.
  • Accept Payments
    TastyIgniter comes with a range of payment platform options so that you can take payment upfront for online orders. Choose one, or all, payment types, and look forward to delicious looking profit margins.
  • Run powerful campaigns
    The TastyIgniter platform is so much more than an ordering and reservation system – it allows you to run customised e-newsletter campaigns to supercharge your sales, grow what can be an invaluable customer email database and utilised to build strong relationships with your customers.
  • Multilingual
    TastyIgniter is a platform that is as perfect for the English restaurant owner, as it is for the Turkish take away owner – supporting multiple languages through a default language that can be translated.

More About Virtual Office.

Virtual Office from Court Guinness is an affordable online business management solution which comprises of any number of open source products from a well populated list and extends and integrates these via a “bridge” solution.

TastyIgniter is available from £1.49 per month*

For more information about TastyIgniter, Virtual Office or Virtual Office for Restaurants, please use the form below to contact me.

*Existing customers only

DomainMod now available in Personal Cloud and Virtual Office

I am pleased to announce that DomainMod is now available in both my Personal Cloud and Virtual Office Product Lines.

DomainMOD is an open source application written in PHP & MySQL used to manage your domains and other internet assets in a central location. DomainMOD also includes a Data Warehouse framework that allows you to import your web server data so that you can view, export, and report on your live data.

For more information on DomainMod, Personal Cloud and Virtual Office please use the form below to contact me.

Easy!Appointments Now Available in Personal Cloud

I am pleased to announce that Easy!Appointments is now available in my Personal Cloud product from only £0.49 per month.


Easy!Appointments is a highly customisable web application that allows your customers to book appointments with you via the web. Moreover, it provides the ability to sync your data with Google Calendar so you can use them with other services. It is an open source project and it will run smoothly with your existing website, because it can be installed in a single folder of the server and of course, both sites can share the same database.


  • Appointment and Customer Management : Manage all your appointments with flexible calendar displays and layouts. Handle all the customer information and their booking history more easily than ever.
  • Services and Service Providers : Set up your services and the employees/teams/sections which will serve the customers. Each service is completely configurable and every provider has his own schedule.
  • Business Workflow and Booking Rules : Configure the system at your own will, apply the business hours and breaks and let customers book, modify or cancel appointments within specific time periods.
  • Google Calendar Sync : Synchronize your events with Google Calendar and share them with other applications. Providers and secretaries will be able to schedules their data as well.
  • Email Notifications : Get email notifications for any change on the schedule including bookings, modifications and cancellations. Customers are also informed in time for changes in their appointments.
  • Multiple Attendants : Enable mutli-attendant slots and handle groups of customers at certain times. No worries, Easy!Appointments can do that too!
  • Dedicated Provider and Service Links : Use dedicated URLs in your website that can navigate your customers to book appointments with specific services and/or providers.
  • Responsive Design : Launch the app from your mobile phone and handle all the UIs flawlessly in any viewport size.
  • REST API : Develop rich content applications by using the flexible REST API endpoint and handle all the application-wide information from your clients.

For more information on either Easy!Appointments or Personal Cloud please use the form below to contact me.

Handesk Now Available In Virtual Office

Handesk is now available in Virtual Office.

Handesk is a powerful yet simple Ticketing system, a system that allows to have multiple teams, with multiple users, easy and efficient reporting by all/team/user as well as lead management.


  • Multiple : teams You can handle multiple teams with just one account.
  • Rest API : Easy Api to integrate with your projects.
  • Issue tracker : You can escalate the tickets and create issues to your code issue tracker..
  • Email polling : Get your tickets directly from an inbox account.
  • Multilanguage : With a multilanguage UI.
  • Reports : See each of your team analytics.

If you require more information about Handesk or Virtual Office please use the form below to contact me.

Firefly III Now Available In Personal Cloud

I am delighted to announce that Firefly III is now available in my Personal Cloud product offering.

Firefly III is a personal finance system.

Firefly III is available from £0.79 per month for existing customers and as part of a package including Nextcloud from £2.89 per month. Firefly III is not available in the January Sale.

Features of Firefly III

  • Firefly can import any CSV file, so migrating from other systems is easy.
  • Firefly runs on your own server, so you are fully in control of your data.
  • If you feel you’re missing something you can just ask me and I’ll add it!
  • A double-entry bookkeeping system;
  • You can store, edit and remove withdrawals, deposits and transfers. This allows you full financial management;
  • You can manage different types of accounts;
    • Asset accounts
    • Shared asset accounts (household accounts)
    • Saving accounts
    • Credit cards
  • It’s possible to create, change and manage money using budgets;
  • Organize transactions using categories;
  • Save towards a goal using piggy banks;
  • Predict and anticipate bills;
  • View income / expense reports;
  • Rule based transaction handling with the ability to create your own rules.
  • The ability to export data so you can move to another system.
  • The ability to import data so you can move from another system.
  • Organize expenses using tags;
  • 2 factor authentication for extra security ;
  • Supports any currency you want, including crypto currencies such as Bitcoin .
  • Lots of help text in case you don’t get it.
  • Clear views that should show you how you’re doing;
  • Easy navigation through your records;
  • Browse back and forth to see previous months or even years;
  • Lots of charts because we all love them;
  • Financial reporting showing you how well you are doing;

For more information on Personal Cloud or Firefly III, please use the form below to contact me.