Slimming down on IT costs

Slimming down on IT costs


Looking for a more cost-effective and efficient IT system that would allow them to manage their growing network, Scottish Slimmers turned to David and his team at Nimbus Blue.

Case Study: Scottish Slimmers  

 Scottish Slimmers is Scotland's leading weight loss company, with 200 classes in 100 towns and cities across Scotland and reaching more than 20,000 people every week. Through a network of more than 60 trained membership managers, the company delivers group support for people who want to lose weight and improve their lives with nutritionally balanced eating plans.

Headquartered in Aberdeen, the business has been through significant changes in the past six months, with northeast businesswoman, Amanda Boyle, appointed chief executive and a new management team emerging.

Objectives

As a hugely popular and constantly growing network, Scottish Slimmers recognised they were increasingly restricted by their out-of-date IT system and aging infrastructure. The team recognised the need for a more effective and efficient system and Amanda brought in David Tawse, managing director, Nimbus Blue for advice.

Previously quoted for a new site-based IT infrastructure, which would have dated quickly, David suggested moving to a cloud-based service, which could connect the entire network, providing secure access to shared files and enable remote working.

 

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Services provided

The Nimbus Blue team worked to provide a smart acting system that would not only result in a cost saving for the organisation, but also improve work efficiencies for sharing files and documents relating to clients, classes and organisational planning. The new infrastructure could all be implemented with little start-up investment or additional in-house services.

The full solution included: 

Outcome

Using Nimbus Blue as their trusted IT provider has allowed Scottish Slimmers to reduce their expensive IT costs, make a huge saving, in the region of 93% and introduce real-time reporting from field activity.

Amanda Boyle, chief executive, said:

“Having known David and his team for a number of years I didn’t hesitate to contact him when I was first made aware of the IT challenges at Scottish Slimmers. David was very patient with our whole team, taking us from inefficient hardware to reaping the benefits of using cloud systems.

A few short months in, it is the expertise and dedication to great service of Nimbus Blue that ensures the smooth running of our systems, which frees up our time to develop new and better services for our members.”

 

If you would like to discuss a fully managed IT service from Nimbus Blue, please contact Jamie on (Aberdeen) 01224 608190; (Edinburgh) 0131 202 1541 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

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