Case Studies

Read about our favourite Enterprise projects.

Office 365 Case Study

Finance

M&A Integration

# of employees: 5,000/250

A corporation acquired a FinTech SMB for strategic growth and needed to merge the entire infrastrucutre.

The acquisition operated over 3,000 servers which needed to be moved to a private cloud. Users were moved to Windows 10 an Office 365 to provide a fully mobile workforce.

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System Center Case Study

Finance

M&A Post Merger Integration

# of employees: 5,000/220

A client had acquired a SMB business but had not fully integrated services, applications, infrastructure or desktop PCs.

We helped discover the systems using LENS, then proceeded to work with service, application and infrastructure SMEs to fully integrate the systems and remove overheads and costs.  

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PRINCE2 Project Management Case Study

Retail

M&A - Divestment

# of employees: 18,000

A high-street retail business with over 2,000 retail shops needed to divest the IT infrastructure in order to ready to sell the business 

Beyond enhanced the programme and delivered a manageable project plan.  We provided technical resource to ensure the company "kept the lights on" during major disruptive change.

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System Centre 2012 Case Study

Finance

Technology: System Center

# of employees: 20,000

A UK household name transformed their infrastructure to deliver new products and services to their customers.

In order to support these new initiatives we developed a Systems Management Framework to save time and resources followed by delivery of a monitoring solution for 6,000 servers.

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Office 365 Case Study

Retail

Technology: Office 365

# of employees: 4,500

A global brand needed to reduce its IT management burden and focus on its luxury retail service for its customers.

Its messaging environment was unreliable and expensive to maintain. By upgrading to Office 2010 and using our migration tool Ascend to migrate to Office 365, the company enhanced e-mail reliability and productivity.

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System Center Case Study

Finance

Windows (End of Life)

# of employees: 5,000

A UK Pensions business had a legacy server estate of 1,000 servers.  To ensure compliance services needed to be moved before the operating system became "End of Life".

We provided LENS software to discover servers, categorise into services and manage technical change.  We worked with the team to eliminate all servers within two years.

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PRINCE2 Project Management Case Study

Construction

Project Management

# of employees: 8,000

Our client was struggling to manage complex parallel work streams and experiencing issues in delivering large corporate IT programmes.

Beyond reviewed and enhanced Programme and Project management function based on PRINCE2 and improve measurability.

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System Centre 2012 Case Study

Shipping

Technology: System Center

# of employees: 2,000

Our client, a luxury cruise liner business, needed to reduce operational costs and gain more visibility of their current infrastructure in order to simplify operations.

We managed this by implementing ITIL V3 Service Delivery practices followed by an implementation of System Center 2012.

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Exchange Server Case Study

Advertising

Technology: SQL/Exchange

# of employees: 250

One of London’s most vibrant and well known agencies needed to review and improve data security in order to comply with BBC regulations.

Beyond delivered a new strategy and secured data by implementing SQL replication for core apps, migrating e-mail from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010 and implemented System Center 2007 to monitor all services.

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Office 365 Case Study

Not for Profit

Technology: Office 365

# of employees: 12

The British Ballet Organisation were hindered by older technology that made intra-office communications inefficient and reams of client documents and files difficult to manage.

Office 2013 combined with Windows 8 has helped them enable document sharing and provided multi-device and secure access to company information, boosting productivity to new levels.

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Office 365 Case Study

Shipping

Technology: Office 365

# of employees: 40

Peter Charles upgraded to Office 2013 and Windows 8 with a view to enhancing productivity and its competitive edge.

The solution not only allowed their consultants to create and present cutting-edge Business Information (BI) reporting, it also saved employees time spent sharing and creating corporate collateral.

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Windows 7 Case Study

Legal

Technology: System Center / Windows

# of employees: 6,000

We assited a global law firm to modernise their Windows Desktop environment. Both parties worked together to deliver automated builds aligned to Microsoft Best Practice and utilising industry standard technologies such as Microsoft System Center.

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