Case Studies

Directions ACT

After suffering through connectivity issues, unsatisfactory response times and unexpected costs following their transition to the cloud in 2013, Directions ACT wanted to return to a locally-hosted, onsite network infrastructure.

This delivered:

  • A network catering to any device; desktop, mobile and thin clients
  • VPN for secure and reliable connectivity by remote staff
  • Local service desk with staff able to log IT requests, with onsite hardware and configuration support provided by CentreRED
  • Easy scalability based on future demands

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Synergy Group

With a burgeoning client base and an increasingly mobile workforce, Synergy Group needed to transition their IT from the ‘dark ages’. Remote staff needed always-on connectivity to project files and the ability to collaborate with peers.

By transitioning to Office 365 they realised:

  • A highly collaborative environment through a customised SharePoint installation
  • Secure document storage and management with OneDrive for Business
  • Standardised operating environment and document templates
  • Ability to work offline with Office 2013 available both online and installed

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