Our case studies cover a small range of our clients from across the 65 countries that we have our solutions deployed in. Our sensitive financial, governmental and security deployments are not included here for obvious reasons.
Hargreaves Services PlcEstablished in 1994 as a specialist bulk haulier, the Hargreaves Group has grown into a major force in the supply, movement and management of mineral resources and the provision of support services to the energy and waste industries. Today the Hargreaves group is the UK's leading energy support services provider, with a resource base stretching across three continents, a fleet of over 400 vehicles and a support services team capable of managing the largest energy and waste related projects. Group IT and Projects Manager Marcus Spence looks after the group's network and over 350 users at their Head Office in County Durham.
Irving Materials Inc (IMI)IMI is a privately owned company that produces and sells concrete and aggregate products. Founded in 1946, the company now employs around 2,600 workers in 140 plant and office locations throughout Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and Illinois. From its head office in Greenfield, Indiana, the company oversees annual revenues totalling over $500 million.
QualogyEstablished in 1997, Qualogy delivers standard and custom Oracle and Java solutions and services, alongside a wealth of consultancy expertise. The company (now 150 strong) has grown rapidly in the last decade, securing a place in the top five contenders in the Dutch Oracle and Java market. Qualogy stands for 'Quality in Technology' and the firm is proud of its reputation for best of breed solutions and services. Mike Niewstraten looks after the group's network and over 150 users, based at the company's HQ in Holland and new branch office in Suriname. Access to the Internet is via Qualogy's ADSL and SDSL connections.
PosturitePosturite is Britain's leading provider of ergonomic solutions for the workplace. It dominates the UK ergonomic office furniture and accessories market with a 60% share of curative sales. The company also operates three other specialist divisions: WorkRite, which provides health and safety training and e-learning solutions; Office Environments which offers creative interior design and planning solutions for new and refurbished offices; and MediRite which sells first aid and medical supplies and training.
Reach GlobalEstablished in 2002, Reach Global supplies tailor-made new-media services and e-solutions to an ever-expanding portfolio of clients in the small and medium sized enterprise sector. With bases in London, Northern England, Ireland and Asia, Reach Global is an umbrella organization for a fast-growing group of 5 Internet-related companies, including online marketing and branding specialists, search engine providers and online property agencies. The group is justifiably proud of its reputation for identifying new business advantages and niches and creating and incubating new and dynamic online companies to service them. Technical Director Kym Kinlin looks after the group's network and over 100 users, largely based at the company's HQ in Lancashire. Access to the Internet is via the Group's 20mb leased line.
The apetito GroupWith its head office in Germany and subsidiary companies in the UK, Netherlands, France and Canada, the apetito Group is one of Europe's leading suppliers of quality frozen food and catering solutions. The company was founded in 1958 to supply frozen ready meals and 'Meals on Wheels' to business canteens, schools and nurseries. Today apetito employs over 8000 people and provides quality food to more than 1.3 million customers worldwide. apetito's UK base is in Trowbridge, Wiltshire where the majority of products are manufactured, and recipes developed by a team of restaurant-quality chefs. apetito works to strict nutritional standards and believes in providing quality food that is delicious, pleasurable to eat and ultimately delivers real sustenance. Customers include Local Authorities, NHS Hospitals, Large Wholesalers and Care Homes. In 2005 apetito UK was awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise in recognition of its contribution and innovative approach to Meals on Wheels. IT Infrastructure Engineer, Mark Pugh looks after apetito's network in the UK, which covers two separate sites in Wiltshire and connects over 300 users with the company's main site in Germany.
The Swedish Committee for AfghanistanThe Swedish Committee for Afghanistan is a non-governmental organization working to help rebuild Afghanistan after decades of war and destruction. SCA is today active in 16 provinces in the eastern half of the country, primarily in the fields of education, health and disability. Through its activities, SCA aims at fighting poverty, supporting economic and social development and strengthening democratic development and gender & human rights. Today the association has over 3660 members in Sweden and two management offices in Stockholm and Kabul. The organization employs over 5500 staff, 99% of whom are Afghan. SCA programmes are mainly funded by the Swedish government through Sida, Forum Syd, UN agencies, EU, World Bank and the Swedish public. SCA's IT operations in Kabul are overseen by IT Manager Javid Hamdard, who looks after 400 users on 350 PCs.
TraveleadsEstablished 1971, with offices in Leeds & Edinburgh, Traveleads is one of the UK's leading travel companies - providing customized travel management services to the corporate, sport and media/arts sectors. Licensed by IATA, CAA (ATOL), ABTA and ATOC, Traveleads arranges travel for a wide-ranging and interesting base of clients including film and production crews, BBC broadcasters, sports teams and spectators from over 40 different sports, conference and corporate event delegates, arts performers (ballet troupes, symphony orchestras, etc) and student excursions. Traveleads' network is looked after by IT Manager Robert Barnes and comprises of 60 users over two sites, who access the Internet via the company's 2Mb leased line.
Syspal LtdEstablished over 30 years ago, Syspal is the market leader in innovation, design and manufacture of bespoke and standard stainless steel and aluminium equipment for the food, pharmaceutical, veterinary, leisure and health industries. Based in a modern, purpose built 11,500 sq. metre facility in Shropshire, Syspal designs, manufactures, supplies, installs and services a vast range of high quality sink and washroom equipment, boot washers, racking, trolleys, tables and pallets. Senior Systems Technician Lee Bowden looks after the group's network and 80 users, who access the Internet via two 4mb broadband lines.
VT Specialized Vehicles CorporationFounded in 1946, VT Specialized Vehicles Corporation (VT SVC), a company of VT Systems, is the leading manufacturer in North America for specialized truck bodies and trailers. Its two divisions, Hackney and Kidron, specialize in beverage truck bodies and trailers, emergency rescue bodies and trailers, special application truck bodies and multi-temperature refrigerated truck bodies and trailers. Systems Administrator Bobby Thigpen looks after the IT requirements of over 300 users who access the Internet via the corporation's 7Mbps cable modem connection.
Victor Chandler InternationalOriginally established in 1946, Victor Chandler is now one of the leading betting and gaming companies in the world, with over half a million customers in over 160 different countries. The company offers a wide variety of online betting platforms which include a number of extremely successful casino and poker sites, and two dedicated football betting websites, offering odds on football in six different languages. Headquartered in Gibraltar with operations in the UK, Europe and the Far East, Victor Chandler International employs more than 400 people and has a turnover in excess of £1billion.
Detroit Lions IncThe Detroit Lions is a National Football League (NFL) team. Ford Field (home of the Detroit Lions) offers facilities for sporting events, trade & consumer shows, concerts, meetings, banquets and a wide variety of special events.
Baines SchoolFounded in 1717, Baines School is a voluntary aided, non-selective comprehensive school for pupils from ages 11 to 18. The school carries a proud tradition and its key academic values (excellence, hard work and self-discipline) are embodied in the school motto Nil Sine Labore (Nothing Without Effort). Network Manager Ric Charlton looks after the needs of approx 1300 users (pupils and staff) who access the Internet using various types of devices (both onsite and offsite). Internet and WAN access is via a 10Mbit microwave connection, provided by Cumbria and Lancashire Education Online (CLEO) and will soon be upgraded to 100Mbit fibre-optic connection.
Father Ryan High SchoolFather Ryan High School seeks to be a superior Catholic high school, providing excellence in religious and moral formation, academics, athletics, and the arts while remaining accessible to those seeking an education in the Catholic Tradition.
Gordon-Rushville Public SchoolsGordon-Rushville Public Schools is a consolidated district. Our district covers 2300 square miles consists of one 9-12 high school located in Gordon, a 6-8 middle school located in Rushville and two K-5 elementary schools including Pre-K located in Rushville and Gordon along with five rural attendance centers. Rural attendance centers are located in Merriman and Lakeside, Golden Spade is 35 miles south of Gordon, Pioneer is 18 miles southeast of Gordon and Extension is 23 miles north of Rushville. Schools in the district are NCA and NDE accredited. With a high poverty rate, bordering a socio-economically impacted area, we are striving to positively impact student populations geographically and economically. Gordon-Rushville Public School District has an enrollment of approximately 730 students and serves a population that is one fourth Native American. We have an Alternative High School and courses offered through distance learning and other modes of technology. Our staff and students actively work with mentoring programs to build relationships, develop cultural awareness and promote positive choices. We are proud of our ethnic diversity and the achievement of our students and staff.
Governor Mifflin School DistrictBased in Shillington, Pennsylvania, Governor Mifflin School District comprises six schools from Pre-K through to Grade 12, many of which have won awards for their academic achievements and innovative approach to technology. The District operates a high speed wide area network with over 2000 computers and a student to computer ratio of 2:1. Online resources are used in almost every classroom, with teachers using a range of web and intranet based applications alongside electronic whiteboards and video conferencing. Students also enjoy the use of PDAs, digital music keyboards and automated electronic library and food service systems. Rachel Dombrowski is Director of Technology at Governor Mifflin School District, which boasts one of the largest technology teams in Berks County.
Headlands School & Bridlington Sports CollegeHeadlands School and Community Science College are a large, 11 - 19 comprehensive school, located in the seaside town of Bridlington in the East Riding of Yorkshire. There are approximately 1250 students on roll, including nearly 200 in a thriving and rapidly growing sixth form. As a designated Science College we provide a broad and balanced curriculum, working in partnership to provide for the needs of all our students.
King Edward VII SchoolKing Edward VII School is a successful voluntary-controlled comprehensive school for girls and boys aged 11 to 18 years situated in King's Lynn, West Norfolk. The school is a Specialist Sports College with 1380 pupils on roll of whom 280 are in the Sixth Form. King Edward VII School strives to provide a caring and well organised environment in which all students have an equal opportunity to achieve their full potential. Network Manager Simon Anderson looks after the school's network which consists of over 500 Windows PCs. Access to the Internet is via the school's 100MB connection.
Kingman Unified School District 20Located in the northwest corner of Arizona, Kingman Unified School District #20 is a public school district for pre-school to twelfth grade comprising eleven school sites with a total enrolment of 7,400 students. Its mission is to provide students with an educational foundation for lifelong success. Due to the district's rural location, the Internet is a very valuable and important resource for students, teachers and district office staff alike, all of whom require different levels of access.
Lawnswood SchoolLawnswood School has a proud history stretching back over a hundred years, and over recent years has seen many significant milestones. The school is now housed in a new building with excellent facilities and was recently awarded specialist status in Mathematics and Computing. This has enabled the school to enrich the curriculum, facilities and continue benefiting students with cuttingedge developments. IT Manager Noel Reynolds looks after Lawnswood's network which comprises of over 1500 users on 400 PCs with some thin clients and laptops. Access to the Internet is via an 11Mb leased line.
Miller County School DistrictThe Miller County School District consists of three schools on two campuses with grades from pre-school to K12. The district has 93 full time teachers and over 1,197 students, who access the internet via a high speed network. Miller County Board of Education (MCBOE) is committed to providing students with an exemplary education within a safe, caring environment - Technology Director Jeffrey Hatcher is responsible for the district's network infrastucture.
Saranac Central School DistrictSaranac Central School District comprises of 4 schools (ranging from elementary to high school level) based in the North-Eastern corner of New York State. The District has a combined student enrolment of over 1600. Technology services are overseen by Jamie Steenberge, Administrative Services Coordinator for NERIC, the North Eastern Regional Information Center, based in Albany, New York. (BOCES).
Scots PGC CollegeThe SCOTS PGC College is an independent co-educational College for students from the Preparatory Year to Year 12 located in the south east Darling Downs, two hours drive south west of Brisbane in Queensland Australia. The college has a current enrolment of 470 students (day and boarding) and employs 70 teachers and support staff. There are over 250 computers operating in 5 dedicated computer laboratories and via an extensive wireless network. The College boasts wireless network coverage over the two campuses of 98%.
Solihull SchoolFounded in 1560, Solihull school is a leading co-educational independent day school for boys and girls between the ages of 7 and 18. The school endeavours to combine tradition with innovation and enjoys a reputation for outstanding academic results. The school presently serves the needs of over 1000 pupils, who benefit from comprehensive IT facilities, including eight dedicated ICT rooms and an extensive library and learning resource centre, which offers a wide range of IT and multimedia facilities including some internet-enabled handheld PCs. Solihull School's network is maintained by a dedicated IT Team and comprises of 500 Windows PCs and 80 laptops (used by staff). Internet access is via a 4MB leased line.
Taunton SchoolTaunton School is an Independent Boarding and Day School for boys and girls from ages 2 to 18. Founded in 1847, the school combines a distinguished history with a modern, forward looking approach to education. Wireless technology is deployed throughout the campus, and Taunton's 16 ICT suites (serviced by Citrix™ thin-client terminals) are home to over 400 workstations. The user base consists of both pupils and staff and runs to approximately 1,500 plus visitors in addition to capacity for 200 remote Citrix™ users.
Trinity Catholic CollegeTrinity Catholic College is an independent co-educational secondary school situated in the city of Lismore in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales. The school traces its history back to 1886. Trinity have over 300 computers deployed over six dedicated computer laboratories and two libraries. There are in excess of 1250 users including students and staff.
Stoke Damerel Community CollegeStoke Damerel is a vibrant and forward thinking community of teachers and learners. We appreciate the individuality and unique strengths and talents of each student and encourage everyone to invest in their education. Our college takes great pride in the fact that more and more of our students enjoy success in every possible way and at every level. This encourages us to seek to provide the very best educational experience so that all our students can reach their full potential as they become responsible and proactive members of our community. In 2011 OFSTED rated us as an Outstanding Specialist College for Mathematics and Computing and a Raising Achievement Partnership College.
Sir Frederic Osborn SchoolSir Frederic Osborn School is an expanding, increasingly popular school. Students, teachers, governors, parents and community partners continue to contribute to the rapid improvements which support our commitment to raising examination performance, high standards of uniform and behaviour, and care for each individual student. We have a strong community spirit in the school, and a determination to make it a school of which everyone is proud. You are welcome to visit us at work to see that Sir Frederic Osborn is a school to which parents may send their children with confidence. We are proud of our school, and want to share its strengths and successes with you as we move forward together towards excellence.
Banbridge District CouncilBanbridge District Council is one of twenty-six local councils in Northern Ireland. Formed in 1973, the District covers approximately 180 square miles and stretches from Dromore in the north to Rathfriland in the south and from Gilford in the west to Ballyward in the east. It has a population of 43,800, which represents 2.6% of the population of Northern Ireland. Banbridge District Council's network is looked after by IT personnel Eugene Cunningham and Denver Gilpin, and comprises 200 users on Windows PCs, access to the Internet is via the council's 10MB Full Duplex connection.
Hereford & Worcester Fire & Rescue AuthorityHereford & Worcester Fire & Rescue Authority (HW Fire) provides emergency services to over three quarters of a million people across the counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire, attending over 9,000 incidents each year. It has an establishment of over 300 full time operational staff, more than 300 retained (part time) staff, 20+ Fire Control staff, as well as around 100 non-uniformed support staff. HW Fire operates from a custom designed facility on the outskirts of Worcester.
PeopleServePeopleServe (formerly Biscom) is a key provider of government-funded education, training and employment services across the UK's West Midlands region. The company is part of the ResCare family of companies, one of the largest providers of welfare-to-work services for people of all ages and skill levels in 38 US states and a growing number of international locations. ICT Manager Leon Barnfield looks after PeopleServe's network which consists of over 350 PCs across 13 office sites in the West Midlands area.
Port of Leith Housing AssociationPort of Leith Housing Association (POLHA) was founded in 1975 to redevelop older tenement properties in Leith. For over 30 years, the Association has been at the heart of the redevelopment of Leith, with a vision to make the area a desirable, affordable and inclusive place to live in. The Association's main thrust of activity includes new house building, community regeneration and promoting pride in Leith. The Association presently employs over 60 office based staff. POLHA's network is maintained by IT Officer Neil Donald and comprises 60 PCs and 6 Servers on a Wide Area Network.
Worcestershire County CouncilWorcestershire is a mainly rural county in the West Midlands with a population of 566,600. The county includes six local district councils: Bromsgrove, Malvern, Redditch, Worcester, Wychavon and the Wyre Forest.
Shrewsbury and Telford NHS TrustThe Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust is the main provider of district general hospital services for half a million people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales. We are committed to providing high quality services, and our top priority is to continue to improve safety, effectiveness and patient experience in our hospitals.
Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
For over 250 years the hospitals in Newcastle upon Tyne have provided patient-centred healthcare to communities in the North East of England. We’re one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, offering a wider range of specialist services than any other. From newborn babies to the elderly and infirm, our aim is to deliver leading-edge healthcare with a personal touch.
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