* Frees-up valuable senior staff resource
* Reduced management costs
Medical Money Management, leading financial advisors to the medical profession, has cleared its network problems by using software delivered through Application Service Provider (ASP) Netstore, under a deal initiated and brokered by Deverill.
MMM employs over 100 people at its offices in Liverpool, Birmingham, Glasgow, Bristol, Exeter, Manchester and Sheffield. The company helps doctors, dentists and other professionals organise their financial affairs. MMM staff communicated using Microsoft Exchange through the head office router in Liverpool, sometimes leading to network congestion.
According to Iain McKie, MMM's financial manager 'We wanted a more sophisticated communications system, but we didn't want to buy lots of new kit, manage the system or support it ourselves. We wanted to manage our IT, but not recruit an IT manager! We thought we were asking the impossible until Deverill came up with the solution.'
'As we already had Exchange and our users were familiar with it, we were naturally very interested when Deverill suggested we consider NetStore's hosted Exchange offering. We looked at other solutions, but as soon as we dug beneath the surface a bit, they were all revealed as not only more expensive, but also falling short of the range and quality of service that together NetStore and Deverill could demonstrate.'
'Deverill also made sure our network was in good shape to run the hosted application, upgrading the memory in each of the servers and in some of the routers at each of our 7 sites throughout the UK, as well as installing a new MS Proxy server. Together we are now looking at extending our network by putting in more Compaq desktops.'
'NetStore was not only the best in theory, but Deverill, the systems partner through whom we bought the solution, made NetStore's Exchange the best in practice. Deverill brought the solution to life. Not only did they work out all the details of the solution, they installed the system, trained us on it and continue to support us on a daily basis. We are more than impressed with Deverill.'
Established in 1979, Deverill Limited is a leading UK systems integrator, software developer and provider of computer services to corporate users.
Based in Poole, Dorset, Deverill has offices in Coventry, Southampton and Harrow. The company's revenue for 1998/9 was £15 million and continuing rapid growth means Deverill projects further growth of 50% -- targeting revenues to exceed £22 million by the end of 2001.
Deverill supplies and supports hardware and services to major blue chip customers and the health and government sectors, including PowerGen, Quaker Oats, the Smith Group, the Chartered Institute of Marketing and CE Publications. The company has strategic alliances with leading suppliers in the IT market place, including Compaq, Toshiba, Apple, HP, IBM, Microsoft, Lotus and Novell. Deverill has achieved the higher levels of accreditation with the industry's major software vendors in the UK and has been awarded the status of Microsoft Solution Provider Partner. Deverill is also the prime technology partner for iSoft plc, one of the world's leading suppliers of application systems for hospitals and healthcare organisations in both the public and private sectors.
Deverill is a market leader in a number of key advanced technology IT fields including Thin-Client Systems, Customer Relationship Management software, Help-desk software and outsourcing, Computer Telephony Integration, Internet and Intranet design, and IT Training.
Deverill is a central member of the Cairnsford Technology Group (CTG) which has grown rapidly, both organically and by acquisition, since its formation two years ago. With group annual revenues of £25 million, CTG is on target to meet its objective of £50 million capitalisation by 2002.
For further information, visit http://www.deverill.co.uk or contact:
Tony Fisher (UK General Manager)
Tel: 01202 785000
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Tel: 020 8464 6462
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