We had not been involved with software development at all. That's why we needed a partner who knew how to do that. With no legacy in this area, all we needed to invest in was programming expertise.
Bellville Rodair International (BRI) provides freight forwarding and logistics services, and employs over 250 staff in locations all over the world. Belleville Rodair was given an exceptionally tight deadline by a customer to come up with a brand new software application. Cloudreach stepped in and created MiReport, which was completed on time to the customer's satisfaction. MiReport now handles hundreds of international shipments for the customer it was designed for, and others.
I feel that we've only scratched the surface of the cloud so far. I'm already excited about the other things we can do in the future - with Cloudreach's help."
Trinity Mirror, a leading UK newspaper publisher, has a highly mobile workforce that demands the best technology solutions to meet communications needs. The company turned to Cloudreach to advise on deployment of Google Apps, and to furnish training for top level executives. Now employees can use email on the move, securely and with no fuss...
“We’re very happy with the outcome, and acceptance of the solution has been high, as we did a degree of education up front.”
Cloudreach were extremely proactive. They evaluated the steps that we had already taken and took this into account in their approach. They didn’t oversell or force a sale template on us.
Allies and Morrison, an award winning architecture, design and masterplanning practice wanted an upgrade solution for their existing exchange server. System integration and collaboration were key factors in their decision to look towards the cloud. Google Apps was chosen for its flexibility and potential for future projects.
"I liked their methodical, professional approach. From the start they put me at ease and demonstrated that they knew exactly what they were talking about.”
Systech International were driven to the cloud to find a cost effective and agile alternative to their existing Microsoft Exchange infrastructure. After settling on Google Apps, they looked for expert consultation and guidance and found Cloudreach. Using Google Apps suits the international nature of their business by always having the ability to easily keep in touch.
“Cloudreach provided a crucial interface between us and Google, and that’s something we want them to keep doing for us.”
Broadway Malyan is an architecture and design practice with a very international footprint - and therefore some communication challenges. Google Apps, delivered by Cloudreach, has enabled employees to stay in touch from anywhere in the world. Security of essential data is now assured, and the next phase of sharing documents ready to begin
Cloudreach looked at the technology we were already using, and suggested solutions based around that
Protec Innovations, the developer of an online application to manage the servicing of electrical products, needed a way to scale the system easily to meet any need. It chose a cloud-based model to avoid the security risk of hosting its own data, and to allow future expansion without heavy up front capital commitment. It expects both cost savings and an easy route to expanding its business as the site develops.
The AWS implementation went entirely to plan, and within budget: “We are all still smiling,” he says. “There’s no bigger compliment in IT than that.
When Bellville Rodair needed support for its global workforce without high capital costs, it turned to the cloud. With a successful Amazon Web Services project under its belt, it is now looking forward to the next phase. Cloudreach is advising BRITM on where other solutions based on Google Apps might take it.
Everybody at Cloudreach was very positive and helpful, and understood all the products they were selling very well.
The Vintners’ Company is steeped in tradition, but also positive and forward looking in its use of IT. The Company needed a cost effective way to keep working should an emergency deny staff access to head office, and chose Cloudreach to make this happen. Disaster recovery provision is now assured come what may, through Google Apps and the Company’s trusted Sage accounting platform is also safely in the AWS cloud.
What they did was on time and in budget. As a result, it’s now Google’s problem to keep our servers running, and to make sure our back ups happen.
ELBA is a broker between large City enterprises and charitable causes in the East of London. When its IT started to creak and become unreliable, it turned to Cloudreach and Google Apps. ELBA how has full confidence that data and applications can be accessed whenever needed.
We talked to Google who suggested we approach Cloudreach, and we saw at once that their services package met our needs. Their approach from the start was one of mitigating risk.
Imagination is a creative agency at the forefront of innovation in communication. To support its global expansion, it turned to a cloud-based email solution. Cloudreach deployed a fully managed BlackBerry Enterprise Server to support global communication. The result is money saved, scalability and independence gained.
Cloudreach provided consulting for us in the early stages, pointing out the best approach. AWS was a solution we’d identified ourselves, but it was their real world know how that made the difference.
ILX Group plc needed to adapt its online e-learning portal to cope with all future customer demands. Amazon supplied the platform, and Cloudreach supplied expertise to make it as scaleable as possible. ILX Group now has the confidence to sell its portal-based e-learning all over the world, to any type of customer.
Cloudreach was an obvious fit to do the work for us, both to implement Google Apps and also to synchronise and integrate it with Active Directory without creating any disruption for users.
With the benefits of moving back office applications over to a cloud model realised, oil and gas exploration company Melrose wanted the same for its email platform. Melrose was advised by Cloudreach that Google Apps would be a secure and cost effective option. With Google apps, money is saved on traditional hosting and on management time, while communications are protected from threat.
Speaking to them, it was clear Cloudreach understood what all the challenges were from their considerable experience
Melrose Resources Plc, a FTSE 250 oil and gas exploration and production company, needed better provision for business continuity in the event of disaster. Keen to avoid the high capex cost of traditional server-based data hosting, it selected Cloudreach to deliver a solution based on Amazon Web Services. The cloud has delivered flexibility, great value for money, and a way to scale to meet future needs.
We really felt that we wouldn’t need to worry with a partner like Cloudreach on our side
Fashion consultancy Mudpie had major issues with the resiliency of its customer communications and applications management A move to Google Apps, delivered by Cloudreach, seemed the best way to maximise uptime while saving money Despite reservations from some employees, the cloud has proved an ideal way for Mudpie to feel secure and look forward to the future
It seemed like it would be best to get Cloudreach to do the job as they already knew how everything worked
Creative agency Provokateur needed a better way to communicate internally and with its base of ethically-focused clients. It wanted an end to bulky and inefficient client server-based email with its burdensome attachments and poor resilience in the face of system failure. The cloud has delivered peace of mind from security worries, and access to a wealth of functions that are helping to streamline communications and facilitate projects.
I was impressed with Cloudreach’s promise to take responsibility for ensuring deadlines were met
SWFS is a group of retail financial services operations which had a need for streamlined IT across all parts of the business Carefully calculated business benefits drove SWFS to seek cloud-based alternatives in the form of Google Apps, delivered by Cloudreach The result suits the company’s multi-lingual needs, and allows it to look forward to some extremely impressive cost savings