Your IT Department

Acting as your virtual IT department, BlueScale can support and manage your complete IT requirements, whilst providing your business with the insight to take advantage of emerging technology trends.

Outsourcing

Get expert management for selected components of your IT environment. Reduce your operational risks by outsourcing the management of your complex systems and/or non-core activities, such as directory and email management, backup, network, storage and patching.

Advice and Projects

Need targeted assistance? BlueScale can help your business to understand the evolving IT landscape and your own problems and opportunities. And when it comes time to implement, our experienced technical engineers will ensure your IT investment delivers business value.

IT Assets

BlueScale provides comprehensive procurement support for hardware, software and IT services. Get the advice you need to acquire the right assets for your business. Understand your licensing; manage your warranties and technical support.

Latest From The Blog

Walking the BCP Tightrope

  • March 31st, 2014

Business Continuity Planning (BCP), Disaster Recovery (DR), Hot sites, Cold sites – all buzz words with the world’s ever increasing reliance on IT services. Sometimes significant money is spent to ensure that the necessary hardware, software and infrastructure are in place should a “World Trade Center” event  happen again.

In truth, the world is rarely […]

Are you a Partner or just a Contract?

  • March 31st, 2014

In the IT industry today almost every service provider will tell you that you should think of them as a partner. Which is hardly surprising, because that’s what any organisation that chooses to outsource its IT really needs. As with many other professional services (e.g. medical, legal, financial), the customer is at an immediate […]

  • Avoiding Email Disaster

Avoiding Email Disaster

  • March 2nd, 2014

Several times a month a new article will appear online predicting the “death of email”. A quick Google reveals 165,000 results, many from just the last 12 months. Yet the reports of email’s death appear to have been greatly exaggerated. In our experience email remains the primary and authoritative source of business communication. Many millions of contracts and important business documents have been exchanged via email, somewhat fewer over Facebook, Twitter or SnapChat.

Email systems are highly complex, with many of the components designed to avoid data corruption or maintain availability under a range of different failure scenarios. The downside can be that when/if the service does fail it can be very difficult to get it back online if you have not prepared good recovery plans. […]

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