Our Blog

In this blog channel we're going to share with you some of the things we see and experience when working with our customers and partners; how is the Cloud and other tech choices impacting business decisions.

Our Blog

In this blog channel we're going to share with you some of the things we see and experience when working with our customers and partners; how is the Cloud and other tech choices impacting business decisions.

Why Are You Using Cloud?

Choice | Cloud | Complexity

Cloud has rapidly become ubiquitous, and according to the IDG 2020 Cloud Computing Study, 92% of organisations are now using it to some degree. But why are they? Not so long ago we published a blog: Cost Saving Tool or Platform to Innovate, in which we asked if organisations were using it simply to save […]

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Bricks, Mortar and Communities – Last of the Untapped Data Sets

Data | Property | vlog

Are offices, retail outlets and flats the last of the untapped data sets?  Peter Osborn talks to Jonathan Gains of ResiGains Ltd and Rory Wilkinson of BRYKS, about how property companies and retailers are turning to tech to enhance their customer offerings and strengthen their community relationships by leveraging data. In this video we discuss […]

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Using Cloud to Transform the IT Function

Cloud | IT Infrastructure | IT Management

Can Cloud be used to transform the IT function and deliver IT in a different way? Tech has always transformed business – if it doesn’t what’s the point Think of the telephone, fax, mainframe, PC, mobile and the Internet. They’ve all changed business models and enabled new customer services. But they also fundamentally changed the […]

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How To Fix the Business Issues Created by Public Cloud

Choice | Cloud | IT Management | Public Cloud

Public Cloud – on-line computing resources from the big brands – was seen as the obvious choice for many and technologists love them, but several key problems have emerged for business users: Costs can become prohibitive when usage gets underway Lock-in strips away business flexibility and choice Privacy and security issues concern many Support is […]

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Helping University College School Get the Cloud Solutions that Work

Cloud | Customer Insight | Education | vlog

In this video (5.11mins), Nik Cragg, head of IT at University College School (UCS), talks about the school’s Cloud strategy and how Flexiion MSP is working with him to get the Cloud solutions that work. The use of Cloud has evolved rapidly in schools and other education settings as Covid and subsequent lockdowns have required […]

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Setting Guidelines for a Successful Online Service Delivery Project

Business Management | Cloud | Digital Evolution | vlog

We live in a rapidly changing world in which customer requirements are evolving faster than ever before. So if you’re a business trying to bring to market a new online service, what kind of guidelines should you consider putting in place to help ensure a successful outcome? In this video:  Setting Guidelines for a Successful […]

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How to Stop Cloud Costs Strangling Business

Choice | Cloud | Cloud budgets | Use Case

Cloud costs? Once the tech is running, it’s the business that matters in the Cloud Once the devs. have worked their magic and the tech is running and doing what it should, the challenges move to business: getting the service to customers and users reliably, at scale, and profitably. This is where the business challenges […]

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Why Delivering Cloud Creates Business Decisions for Management to Resolve

Business Management | Cloud | Use Case

Challenges and business decisions begin once the technology is running Dev and test are all about getting new functionality to run to spec. Once it’s running and doing what it should, it must move to Production and get delivered to the intended customers and users. This is where the business challenges begin as the costs […]

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How Stretched Tech Teams can Raise their Game in the Cloud

Cloud | Staff | Use Case

Stretched Tech Teams – The pool of talent in ambitious tech firms always seems too thinly spread. We used to think it was like a small duvet: you can have your shoulders warm or your feet, but not both. Almost all ambitious tech businesses have too few tech specialists that have the depth of skills […]

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Cloud in Schools – How Flexiion MSP is Helping Make it Work

Cloud | Customer Insight | Education | vlog

How is the use of Cloud in schools changing? Schools, and the education space in general, has, like all other sectors, been effected by Covid.  In fact, most news reports still refer to the disruption of education. A significant impact of Covid on schools and other education establishments has been the need for them to […]

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