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How Iconnyx can help recruitment industries move into the cloud to help with back-up, business continuity, security.

How Iconnyx can help recruitment industries move into the cloud to help with back-up, business continuity, security.

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  • Iconnyx – Making Cloud Systems a Reality for the Recruitment Industry Des Sutton – VITAL Sales Managerwww.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.
  • Agenda • Company Overview • Cloud Computing Fundamentals • Relevance to Recruitment sector • The VITAL portfolio • Case Studywww.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.
  • Iconnyx Overview • Vision – IP-based Managed Services for Businesses – Quality - Good service - Flexibility • Values – We put our Customers First – We Value Integrity – We are Accountable – We Innovate – We are Positivewww.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.
  • Iconnyx in 2011 • January 2008 – Iconnyx created within Octium to serve business customers directly • Today in 2011 – Part of a £25m+ Group – Over 300 customers – Great People – Great Technology offerings • Robust platforms that offer high SLA‟s • VITAL and our Cloud services are market leadingwww.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.
  • The Fundamentalswww.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.
  • Business Drivers • Minimal capital expenditure spend • Inclusive software upgrades e.g. Microsoft 2010 • Service Levels • Scalable and flexible (both users and technology) • Very accessible and responsive • Inclusive DR, business continuity and securitywww.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.
  • Cloud Services & the Recruitment Sector • Business volatility • Average Company Size • Staff working practices • Core business applicationswww.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.
  • Business Volatility Business owners faced with constant ebb and flow of staff levels 3 years is a long time in recruitment industry!! Constantly left with spare IT resource The Answer: Utility based per user per month pricing modelwww.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.
  • Company Size or should that be........... company size Lots of small players in the UK marketplace - 8000 UK recruitment companies - 11,000 in the whole of US! Average size of 4 users Limited IT spend leads to poor investment and standard of IT infrastructure The Answer: Rent instead of buying hardware and software Inclusive supportwww.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.
  • Staff Mobility Top people like to be out of the office Business owners like to have finger on pulse of activity e.g CRM updates Trend towards the „officeless‟ environment The Answer: Universal Access with controls Log off and on to same sessionwww.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.
  • Back-up and business continuity Your database is your business Why play with fire?! When disaster strikes, over 40% of businesses fail when they do not retrieve their data within 24 hours Over the wire back-up can cause problems The Answer: Data back-up happens seamlessly, automaticallywww.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.
  • Read all about it! • “Cloud computing heralds an evolution of business that is no less influential than e-business” - Gartner • $70 Billion – Cloud Marketplace 2010 - 16% growth from 2009 • 50% of the ICT market with be SaaS/Cloud by 2020 - Ovum • 40% of small companies will be partially or fully using cloud based systems by 2014www.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.
  • Easy to Accesswww.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.
  • Very Secure........ • Physical security – Manned 24/7, CCTV, • Environmental controls – Temperature, gas fire suppression • IT security – Managed firewalls, anti-virus software updates • Data encrypted between computer and servers • Data is backed-up to two geographical locationswww.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.
  • VITAL Managed IT • VITAL Managed IT Services • Managed LAN • Virtual Desktop • Hosted Exchangewww.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.
  • Costings • Per user/month pricing • Per server/month pricing • Rent most Microsoft software • Increase specification of machine • Your own software – Sage, Quickbooks, browsers etc. • Mix and match serviceswww.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.
  • Background – Human Capital Management company est. 2007 – Executive Search/Outsourced HR solutions – Mobile workforce – Placement of employees at clients – Company wide CRM system Requirements – Outsourced IT solution for all staff – On-site management of equipment at London office – Disaster Recovery/Business continuity assured – Flexible access to CRM systemwww.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.
  • Solution – VITAL Managed LAN for London office – VITAL Virtual Desktop for client placed employees – Centralised management and control for all staff – Offsite Backup to our DC – Upgrade to latest MS software and Email Benefits – Merges on-site managed IT with cloud based systems – Allows scaling and contracting quickly – Fully supported infrastructure – hardware, software and networkwww.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.
  • Background – International Executive Search est. 1999 – Long-standing customer – Looking eastward: Singapore & Hong Kong – Road warriors – Company wide CRM system Requirements – Standardised IT across all the offices – DR/Business continuity assured – Company wide access to CRM systems – Ability to scale quickly – 24/7 IT supportwww.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.
  • Solution – Transition from Managed LAN to Virtual Desktop – Project management of systems to the cloud – Multiple data centres – London & Derby – Upgrade to latest MS software and Email – Provision of 24/7 user support across all offices Benefits – Low setup and running costs of IT in new offices – Standardisation of IT business systems across organisation – Flexibility to work from any officewww.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.
  • Next Steps? • Talk to us about your requirements • Happy to setup trials at office/remote locations • Review your current setup – Hardware, Internet connectivity, business requirements for IT • Scope a solutionwww.iconnyx.com © Copyright 2011. All rights reserved.