Digital Transformation Case studies
Creating the Ultimate Modern Workplace – Limelight Sports
Limelight sports specialise in connecting brands with their audiences through the power of the Active World. Operating worldwide, flexibility and remote working, together with security were key. Cue our digital transformation solution Digitize. Combining the collaborative capabilities of Office 365, Microsoft 365 Business, EMS and Security, Azure hosted servers and our Office 365 user training tool: 365 Cloud Academy, Digitize was the perfect end-to-end solution for Limelight.
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Creating the Ultimate Modern Workplace – Limelight Sports
Limelight sports specialise in connecting brands with their audiences through the power of the Active World. Operating worldwide, flexibility and remote working, together with security were key. Cue our digital transformation solution Digitize. Combining the collaborative capabilities of Office 365, Microsoft 365 Business, EMS and Security, Azure hosted servers and our Office 365 user training tool: 365 Cloud Academy, Digitize was the perfect end-to-end solution for Limelight’s needs.
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Financial Services sector
Pollen Street Capital – Full Cloud migration to Azure, Office 365, EMS & Windows 10
Pollen Street Capital were part of RBS and needed to move off the existing infrastructure to a new premises. They didn’t want to invest in completely new infrastructure, but wanted a highly resilient and compliant solution, that could handle rapid internal expansion.
“We needed to move to our new offices and separate our IT from the RBS network. This gave us a great opportunity to look at new technology for storing data, having smarter communications and flexible working.
TechQuarters seamlessly helped us plan the move and migrate to the Microsoft cloud. Their consultant was efficient, helpful and delivered exactly what they said they would do, without any hassles. We are delighted with the Microsoft online solutions, the price is right and we get excellent helpdesk support from TechQuarters.”
Ian Gascoigne – Director, Pollen Street Capital
Ensign Pensions – Hybrid Cloud Azure with Disaster recovery ASR and Office 365
Ensign Pensions were originally were part of a larger organization and wanted to separate their IT infrastructure to establish themselves as an independent business. The main functions they needed to move included data, email and applications, and they were specifically interested in Office 365 as a potential solution
“When we started looking at the options for migrating our IT, it quickly became apparent the Microsoft Cloud could offer us a real advantage… We quickly gained confidence in TechQuarters’ ability to deliver a full solution to us, helping us to establish our strategy and providing hardware, software, implementation and support.”
Phil Boyle – Operations Director, Ensign Pensions
Professional Services sector
Rufus Leonard – Hybrid Migration From Exchange 2010 Servers to Office 365 Case Study
Digital Media Agency Rufus Leonard were looking to move their emails away from an on premise Microsoft Exchange server to the Cloud before the anniversary date of their Software Assurance renewals. As a 150-user business they felt they needed a Cloud Solution Partner to assist them, to ensure the process of moving to the cloud was a speedy one.
“The migration from Exchange 2010 Servers to 365 was extremely smooth with no disruption to users and 365 was a great addition to our technology stack. TechQuarters consultants and their team were great to work with, always communicating through each phase of the migration with our technical team. It was a pleasure to work with their consultants in a real IT partnership.”
Dave Martin – Head of Service Delivery, Rufus Leonard
Castel – Digitize and Modern Workplace Solution
Castel is a Managing General Agent and incubator for entrepreneurial underwriters wanting their own business.
Castel were looking to move to the cloud and outsource their IT Support. Flexible working was also very important to them, with users already using laptops to facilitate remote working.
“TechQuarters provided us with the complete service. They moved us to the cloud, helped with our office move, supplied us with hardware and provide us with great IT Support. We have been working with TechQuarters for some time and continue to benefit from their tech recommendations. Great team. Great service.”
Mark Birrell – CEO, Castel Underwriting Agencies Ltd.
Baker Tilly – A Move to the Cloud with Remote IT Support
Baker Tilly International specialise in managed accountancy and business advisory services. Baker Tilly were looking to move to the cloud and outsource their IT Support. Collaborative, flexible working was also very important to them, for which Office 365 and SharePoint were perfect.
“What really stands out about TechQuarters, is the level of service they provide as a remote service provider, we’ve worked with a number of other suppliers and providers in the past, and TechQuarters understanding of the issues whilst not on site is far superior to anyone else.”
Adam Grainger – Director of IT, Baker Tilly International
PCS Instruments – Migration to TechQuarters Digitize Using the Microsoft Cloud
PCS Instruments were running an old Small Business Server with 13 users connecting up to their network. They had a nagging suspicion that there was a better way to be working with technology, and that’s where TechQuarters Digitize solution came in.
“[TechQuarters] were very experienced at the Cloud and we liked their Digitize solution, particularly as they did support and training after the change. We are delighted with their service and would recommend them to any organisation.”
Rich Baker – Operations Manager, PCS Instruments
The Vintners Company – Decommission Old Servers and Support IT in the Microsoft Cloud
Glenn Roberts, the Operations Manager at the Vintners Company, contacted TechQuarters because he was running a hybrid cloud network with in-house file servers and his employees already accessed their data and email via the Cloud. Glenn was very forward thinking and believed in the Cloud, so he chose to migrate the business to Google Apps.
“All our printing is now working perfectly and the internet has a backup configured so we don’t ever go down. Their advice was clear and simple, which was followed up by a very efficient piece of project work. TechQuarters support our whole network and I must say they are a pleasure to deal with!.”
Glenn Roberts, Operations Manager – The Vintners Company
Public Sector / Healthcare
Charter Harley Street – Digital transformation
Charter Harley Street are one of London’s leading rehabilitation centres for drug and alcohol addiction counselling therapy, eating disorder and mental health treatments. When they first approached TechQuarters they were already using the basics within Office 365 including Outlook, Word and Excel, but knew they could be using their IT for more, and as well as IT consultancy they were also interested in IT support.
Gaucho – GDPR and Cyber Security Solution
Gaucho is a chain of boutique-style Argentinian restaurants founded in 1976, with 19 restaurants spread across London, UK, Dubai, Hong Kong and Buenos Aires. Gaucho were looking to tackle the introduction of new General Data Protection Regulations head-on, seeing it not just as a one-off project but a chance to re-evaluate their whole ethos around how they handled data. Cyber security and procedure implementation were an essential part of this change.
TSG – 365 Cloud Academy Training and Partnering with TechQuarters
With experienced specialists across all areas of technology from infrastructure to telecoms, ERP to Office 365, business intelligence to SharePoint, TSG is one of the UK’s leading IT organisations. Although TSG offer a wide variety of IT solutions, they discovered there was a distinct lack of training available around solutions like Office 365 – cue the 365 Cloud Academy. Partnering with TechQuarters and 365 Cloud Academy allowed TSG to offer a complete end-to-end package to the clients; improving productivity and uptake of Microsoft products.
“The quality of the 365 cloud academy solution, was a perfect filer for a gap that we (TSG) had in terms of training for our clients; it was an ideal fit… so much so, we actually deployed it (365 Cloud Academy) internally as well.”
Paul Burns – CTO, TSG
Roedean School – Office 365
Roedean Exchange server was nearing its end of life and becoming difficult to support internally. Roedean were made aware that Microsoft Office 365 was free for education, so wanted to investigate how it would integrate with their existing network. However, a fast transition time for all 800 mailboxes was imperative for the school.
“Having email hosted in Microsoft Office 365 has meant we can reduce our number of servers by three, reduce our licencing requirements for Windows and email scanning, eliminate the headache of internal backups or disaster recovery and have saved precious time for our ICT staff.”
Shayne Parker – IT Manager Roedean School
Caroline Chisoholm School – Office 365 for Education
Barry Jeffrey, the IT Manager from Caroline Chisholm School, approached TechQuarters to help move their system from Exchange 2010 to Office 365 for Education. He felt it was the perfect platform to enable communication and collaboration amongst students and faculty, whilst also giving students the chance to master tools they would need for their future.
“Their reputation as Cloud Champions is well deserved—our system was facing some problems but TechQuarters did whatever it took to deliver the project on time, and within budget.”
Barry Jeffrey – IT Manager, Caroline Chisholm School