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  1. 1. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. 5 signs it’s time to ditch the hardware 5 signs that you really should be considering outsourcing your IT infrastructure The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. The Ubertas logo is made up of two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. 02/07 Minimum size 25mm
  2. 2. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. The Ubertas logo is made up of The onset of Cloud computing and offsite IT services means that there is less and less need for businesses to continue investing in IT systems. But how do you know when it’s time for your company to make the move? two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. 02/07 Minimum size 25mm
  3. 3. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. The Ubertas logo is made up of The onset of Cloud computing and offsite IT services means that there is less and less need for businesses to continue investing in IT systems. But how do you know when it’s time for your company to make the move? two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Minimum size 25mm Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. 02/07 Here are five things to look out for.
  4. 4. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. 1 It’s time to upgrade The Ubertas logo is made up of two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. Technology is constantly evolving and improving, so the demise of your company file server is guaranteed. Similarly software evolves requiring regular upgrades to get the very best functionality. 02/07 If the time has come to upgrade, you should also investigate the potential for outsourcing instead. You will then: Minimum size 25mm
  5. 5. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. 1 It’s time to upgrade The Ubertas logo is made up of two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. Technology is constantly evolving and improving, so the demise of your company file server is guaranteed. Similarly software evolves requiring regular upgrades to get the very best functionality. 02/07 If the time has come to upgrade, you should also investigate the potential for outsourcing instead. You will then: Convert capital expenditure to operational expenditure Minimum size 25mm
  6. 6. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. 1 It’s time to upgrade The Ubertas logo is made up of two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. Technology is constantly evolving and improving, so the demise of your company file server is guaranteed. Similarly software evolves requiring regular upgrades to get the very best functionality. 02/07 If the time has come to upgrade, you should also investigate the potential for outsourcing instead. You will then: Convert capital expenditure to operational expenditure Reduce hardware management and IT installation costs. Minimum size 25mm
  7. 7. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. 1 It’s time to upgrade The Ubertas logo is made up of two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. Technology is constantly evolving and improving, so the demise of your company file server is guaranteed. Similarly software evolves requiring regular upgrades to get the very best functionality. 02/07 If the time has come to upgrade, you should also investigate the potential for outsourcing instead. You will then: Convert capital expenditure to operational expenditure Reduce hardware management and IT installation costs. Get the best solutions and services as soon as they become available. Minimum size 25mm
  8. 8. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. 1 It’s time to upgrade The Ubertas logo is made up of two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. Technology is constantly evolving and improving, so the demise of your company file server is guaranteed. Similarly software evolves requiring regular upgrades to get the very best functionality. 02/07 If the time has come to upgrade, you should also investigate the potential for outsourcing instead. You will then: Convert capital expenditure to operational expenditure Reduce hardware management and IT installation costs. Get the best solutions and services as soon as they become available. Be able to focus on your business, not your IT installations. Minimum size 25mm
  9. 9. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. 1 It’s time to upgrade The Ubertas logo is made up of two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. 02/07 More than half of the IT leaders surveyed said their agencies don’t have the ability to acquire new IT resources in a timely manner, and that IT workers are often consumed with routine tasks that could be automated, such as virus scanning and troubleshooting. Innovation Inspiration: Can Software Save IT - MeriTalk Minimum size 25mm
  10. 10. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. The Ubertas logo is made up of 2 Maintenance costs continue to rise two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. Fact – legacy systems cost more to run than their newer counterparts. You will find that hardware management and maintenance costs continue to spiral upwards the longer they are left in place. 02/07 Minimum size 25mm
  11. 11. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. The Ubertas logo is made up of 2 Maintenance costs continue to rise two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Minimum size 25mm Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. Fact – legacy systems cost more to run than their newer counterparts. You will find that hardware management and maintenance costs continue to spiral upwards the longer they are left in place. 02/07 Instead of continuing to budget more each year, look at how outsourcing can help you budget less without compromising on functionality.
  12. 12. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. The Ubertas logo is made up of 2 Maintenance costs continue to rise two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Minimum size 25mm Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. It has been reported that 60-80% of IT budgets, on average, are spent on maintaining legacy applications and the mainframe systems they run on. Previous research had put the figure between 50 and 70%, suggesting that the expense of maintaining these systems is growing as they continue to age. 02/07 What Are Your Legacy Systems Really Costing You? – Karie Barrett, Creative Director at QAT Global.
  13. 13. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. The Ubertas logo is made up of 3 You’ve made a new commitment to responsible business practices two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Minimum size 25mm Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. 02/07 Onsite IT installations draw large amounts of energy, adding to your company’s carbon footprint. Not only do file servers draw a lot more power than desktop PCs, they also require air conditioning to prevent overheating.
  14. 14. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. The Ubertas logo is made up of 3 You’ve made a new commitment to responsible business practices two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. 02/07 Businesses that run applications in the cloud can reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions by about 30 per cent or more compared to running those same applications on their own onpremise infrastructure. […] And when it comes to small businesses moving to the cloud, the research revealed that net energy and carbon savings can sometimes hit more than 90 per cent. - Microsoft Minimum size 25mm
  15. 15. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. The Ubertas logo is made up of 4 Discussions about your server make the finance director cry two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Minimum size 25mm Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. 02/07 If discussions about onsite IT installations and hardware management costs make your finance director cry, you know it’s time to look at outsourcing. Your FD will love outsourced services because:
  16. 16. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. The Ubertas logo is made up of 4 Discussions about your server make the finance director cry two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Minimum size 25mm Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. 02/07 If discussions about onsite IT installations and hardware management costs make your finance director cry, you know it’s time to look at outsourcing. Your FD will love outsourced services because: Fiscal planning is much easier when running IT costs that are fixed by contract up-front
  17. 17. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. The Ubertas logo is made up of 4 Discussions about your server make the finance director cry two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Minimum size 25mm Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. 02/07 If discussions about onsite IT installations and hardware management costs make your finance director cry, you know it’s time to look at outsourcing. Your FD will love outsourced services because: Fiscal planning is much easier when running IT costs that are fixed by contract up-front Employment and IT training costs will fall
  18. 18. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. The Ubertas logo is made up of 4 Discussions about your server make the finance director cry two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Minimum size 25mm Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. 02/07 If discussions about onsite IT installations and hardware management costs make your finance director cry, you know it’s time to look at outsourcing. Your FD will love outsourced services because: Fiscal planning is much easier when running IT costs that are fixed by contract up-front Employment and IT training costs will fall Your business can access skilled technicians without having to employ them
  19. 19. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. The Ubertas logo is made up of 4 Discussions about your server make the finance director cry two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Minimum size 25mm Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. 02/07 If discussions about onsite IT installations and hardware management costs make your finance director cry, you know it’s time to look at outsourcing. Your FD will love outsourced services because: Fiscal planning is much easier when running IT costs that are fixed by contract up-front Employment and IT training costs will fall Your business can access skilled technicians without having to employ them Ultimately you will save money and make the FD’s job a lot easier with outsourcing.
  20. 20. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. 5 You need added flexibility The Ubertas logo is made up of two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. Relying on onsite IT installations usually means taking control of all hardware management and planning duties too. It also involves: 02/07 Buying new hardware to meet increasing demands Trying to offload unused systems when needs change Securing staff and skills to manage both By moving to an offsite solution, you pay a service provider to expand or contract your IT systems as you require – all covered by the terms of your support agreement. Minimum size 25mm
  21. 21. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. 5 You need added flexibility The Ubertas logo is made up of two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. Relying on onsite IT installations usually means taking control of all hardware management and planning duties too. It also involves: 02/07 Minimum size 25mm
  22. 22. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. 5 You need added flexibility The Ubertas logo is made up of two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. Relying on onsite IT installations usually means taking control of all hardware management and planning duties too. It also involves: 02/07 Buying new hardware to meet increasing demands Minimum size 25mm
  23. 23. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. 5 You need added flexibility The Ubertas logo is made up of two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. Relying on onsite IT installations usually means taking control of all hardware management and planning duties too. It also involves: 02/07 Buying new hardware to meet increasing demands Trying to offload unused systems when needs change Minimum size 25mm
  24. 24. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. 5 You need added flexibility The Ubertas logo is made up of two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. Relying on onsite IT installations usually means taking control of all hardware management and planning duties too. It also involves: 02/07 Buying new hardware to meet increasing demands Trying to offload unused systems when needs change Securing staff and skills to manage both Minimum size 25mm
  25. 25. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. 5 You need added flexibility The Ubertas logo is made up of two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. Relying on onsite IT installations usually means taking control of all hardware management and planning duties too. It also involves: 02/07 Buying new hardware to meet increasing demands Trying to offload unused systems when needs change Securing staff and skills to manage both By moving to an offsite solution, you pay a service provider to expand or contract your IT systems as you require – all covered by the terms of your support agreement. Minimum size 25mm
  26. 26. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. 5 You need added flexibility The Ubertas logo is made up of two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Minimum size 25mm Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. 77% of IT leaders questioned claimed their organisations needed a more flexible IT Framework 02/07 Innovation Inspiration: Can Software Save IT MeriTalk.
  27. 27. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. The Ubertas logo is made up of So is it time to ditch the hardware? If some or all of the following conditions are true, then the answer is yes: two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. 02/07 You need to upgrade your IT installations. Your maintenance costs keep rising. You need to become a responsible business. Your FD keeps crying about IT issues. You need added IT flexibility. Minimum size 25mm
  28. 28. www.ubertas.co.uk At the centre of our identity is the Ubertas logo. The logo should always be shown in its entirety and in these colours except where the logo appears on imagery or flat colour. A guide to this appears later in this document. The logo should never be reduced by more than the minimum size. The Ubertas logo is made up of two distinctive elements. These elements must always appear as shown and never separated. Master artwork of the logo is available on request. The logo must never be re-created. Always request master artwork from the Ubertas brand team. Take action - download our free eGuide How do you move your business to the Cloud DOWNLOAD NOW 02/07 Minimum size 25mm

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