One Workspace<br />Stephen Bedford<br />Technical Director <br />niu Solutions <br />21st October 2010<br />
company history<br />Whilst niu is a fresh name in the converged IT/telecoms sector, we’ve been around longer than most. Our heritage lies in the collective experience of four highly respected and strongly complimentary organisations. <br />acquisition<br />integration<br />launch<br />2010<br />2009<br />2 0 0 8<br />2 0 0 9<br />2 0 1 0<br />www.niu-solutions.com<br />
company facts and figures<br />commercial<br /><ul><li>2009: £52m revenues, £6m EBITDA
Metro Bank is the first Retail High Street bank for over 100 years.<br /><ul><li>Looking to technology to ensure an efficient service for customers, whether in store, on the phone, or online.
Customer Service at the heart of everything that they do – IT partner expected to share that philosophy
No intention of running IT in-house – “we are a bank – not a technology company”
Requirement for low Start-up costs and a service that can “flex” as the bank grows
Security at the heart of the IT and Bank process</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>All services are provided via private cloud. The only IT equipment on-premise are terminals/laptops/printers and security systems.
FSA & PCI:DSS compliant (and audited)</li></li></ul><li>One Workspace<br />We’ve integrated all of the features of a modern corporate office environment into the virtualisedoffering of “One Workspace”<br /><ul><li>Hosted Desktop
Integrated with fixed and mobile voice services
….and you can use an iPad if you really want to!</li></ul>www.niu-solutions.com<br />
“The flexibility of niu’s IT service platform and commercial engagement ensures we can grow our customer base and open new branches on-demand as Metro Bank grows.” <br />Craig Donaldson Metro Bank CEO<br />
ensuring compliance<br /><ul><li>Requirement to deliver solutions and services which enable customers to meet their statutory requirements :