Case Studies

Clients come to us for various reasons, perhaps expansion, acquisition, or other business changes which require changes to their IT. Or it might be their system is outdated or outmoded and needs replacing. Either way, we are constantly discussing, planning and implementing projects for our clients – here are some examples:


Successful Business Integration

Our existing client Venture Insurance purchased neighbouring firm Poole Martin, seeing staff numbers increase to 22. We needed to ensure a completely seamless transition with minimal downtime or loss of productivity. Having worked on previous projects with Venture Insurance we knew their infrastructure well and so were chosen to complete this integration.

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Improving reliability & performance with a brand new server

NVB Architects were using an overly complex network storage system on a server nearing the end of its warranty. They required a system that could provide the same functionality as they had previously, but an integrated, lower cost solution that uses modern technologies and reduces complexity. They needed ongoing advice and consultancy on simplifying their infrastructure.

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Smooth Office Move

To move all of Provelio’s IT equipment including servers, PC’s and monitors to a new Head Office. This involved liaising with building management, internet service providers, telephone suppliers and printer companies, as well as Provelio themselves to ensure the move went without a hitch.

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Move to cloud removes limitations

Freedom Bath & Bristol were using an old IMAP server with limited support for email facilities. This setup provided limitations both in terms of access, support and stability. Having been recommended by another Bristol based charity, Flair 4 IT were chosen to manage the project to move Freedom Bath & Bristol from their existing email infrastructure to Exchange Online. In addition, ongoing support was required.

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Move to the cloud provides future proof solution

Due to poor connectivity speeds Cladanco had been unable to consider Cloud based solution in the past but, following an increase in connectivity speed and a server failure the company needed a reliable solution, quickly.

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Reviewing, recommending, implementing & supporting IT needs

WECIL identified a need for external support to review and update their existing IT systems including email, existing server setup and collaboration tools. Flair 4 IT were selected by WECIL. We worked with the team at WECIL to understand current challenges but also future requirements to ensure we implemented solutions that could grow with them and not need replacing after 12 months.

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Journey to the Cloud starts for The Grand Appeal

For the The Grand Appeal team email is a critical part of day to day operations for communicating with colleagues, partners, supporters and more. Slow server and connectivity speeds were impacting operations at The Grand Appeal and although email activity is just one element that needed resolving, it would provide improvements and be the first step on an organisational move to more Cloud based services.

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Move to the cloud increases productivity

Carter Baynes Chartered Surveyors Ltd knew they had to act as an existing office server headed towards the end of warranty and required upgrades. Having worked on previous IT projects with Carter Baynes, Flair 4 IT were chosen for this project.

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IT supporting a seamless customer experience

Having managed IT internally for many years, an office move prompted ServiceMax to identify a supplier who could ensure that the necessary IT infrastructure was in place at the new premises and who could also provide ongoing IT support.

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Enabling a workforce to access systems anytime, anywhere

With an increasing workforce working from remote offices and locations Provelio were faced with the challenge of files and systems not always being accessible, this reduced productivity and flexibility. It was key that they found a supplier who didn’t look at just the immediate requirements in isolation but also looked forward to ensure solutions would suit future needs too.

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Major IT infrastructure upgrade results in happy pets

Due to rapid growth and future plans Independent Vetcare had a requirement to upgrade their existing IT Infrastructure. With the head office and 160 remote surgeries operating within varied opening hours the smooth implementation of this project was critical to avoid disruption to both customers, surgeries and internal administration systems.

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Ensuring IT systems continue to perform at peak times

Wentworth Puzzles were looking for a new IT partner to help improve the performance and monitoring of their IT systems, this was to ensure that it could deal with peak periods whilst also having the capability to scale with business growth.

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IT systems prepared for future growth

Following a period of growth Zing Associates identified that they had outgrown the capability and infrastructure of their existing IT provider. It was established that they needed a new IT partner that could provide; day to day support, IT strategy and planning and, solution implementation. It was important that the chosen supplier could use IT to support, business growth and a workforce based all over the UK.

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T solution helps unite 210 users worldwide

Send a Cow a charity that provides direct, practical help to poor farmers in East Africa has grown from £4 million to £7 million in the last 5 years. As part of the process of preparing for this growth they knew that bringing their IT systems up to date was key.

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Delivering reliable and secure solutions

The Nelson Trust had approached the end of their existing IT contract and were looking for a new supplier to support their IT systems including; servers and IT infrastructure. Flair 4 IT were selected by The Nelson Trust following a face to face meeting where we were able to illustrate our technical understanding and capability.

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Providing confidence in IT performance

Venture Insurance, a commercial and professional indemnity insurance company based in Bristol had been experiencing downtime with their email and SharePoint systems, both of which were critical systems for the day to day running of their business. The ongoing reliability and security of these systems was vital and following this poor experience they required an IT partner that had the required expertise and could provide reassurance.

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