Services at a glance:

  • Hybrid system combining cloud and on-premise services
  • Reliable and affordable low cost solution
  • Office 365 and hosted email with 99.9% uptime guarantee
  • Award winning IT support and customer service

Design Craft Exhibitions Ltd

This exhibition display manufacturer was being held back by an IT infrastructure running on a legacy Windows Server. By implementing Office 365 on a server optimised for cloud services we improved operating speeds and reduced downtime.

With an impressive list of clients both in the UK and Worldwide, Design Craft Exhibitions (DCE) has been providing exhibition stand design and build services since 1994, all of which are manufactured from their own premises in Coleshill.

The old Windows 2003 Server at DCE was slow and unreliable, with system downtime a regular occurrence. The email system was also running on this server so whenever it went down there was serious disruption to the business operation. DCE chose Microtrading to implement an affordable and reliable new IT system backed by award-winning IT support and customer service.

“We recently moved our IT support contract over to Microtrading and had a new server installed as our old system was causing us problems. Our system now performs much better than it did before and I can pick up my emails from anywhere. The advice, service and support we receive from Microtrading is excellent and I’d definitely recommend them.”

Scott Dishington, Sales Director

Microtrading fully project managed and implemented a powerful new HP ProLiant Server running the latest version of Windows Server — Microsoft’s server operating system optimised for cloud services. The email system was migrated to Office 365, which is backed by a 99.9% uptime guarantee and integrates seamlessly with their on-premise system.

The new system at DCE now supports the business’s plans for growth and expansion as well as improving the collaborative use and sharing of information when working on projects. The end result of all this is a reliable, cost effective, and scalable IT system for DCE.

If you are looking for advice and guidance on cloud and on premise solutions together with IT support in Birmingham, contact Microtrading IT support on 0121 784 0077 or click here to see how we can help.

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