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       C24’s dynamic hosting and delivery
       underpinned by Six Degrees Group
       100% service promise

C24 Ltd (C24), works across a variety of industry sectors and prides
itself on its extensive knowledge of hosting and delivery of business
applications for the hotel, leisure, retail, legal and SME industries.

Introduction                                        With all these requirements to hand, C24
                                                    decided to house its client critical infrastructure
As an application hosting and delivery
                                                    in its own POD with a trusted, cost effective,
specialist, C24 delivers business applications
                                                    tier IV purpose built data centre that could
to over 107 countries world-wide. It offers a
                                                    provide high levels of scalability, necessary
portfolio of services that enables clients to
                                                    for its global outreach. A number of options
plug into a one stop shop for all their critical
                                                    across the UK were considered before deciding
IT needs. These services include: hosted
                                                    to appoint Six Degrees Group as its overall
applications, application delivery, Microsoft
                                                    preferred service partner.
Dynamics Hosting, Microsoft Exchange hosting,
full systems integration, IT services helpdesk,     David Ricketts, Head of Marketing C24 Ltd,




                                                                                                          ‘‘
fully managed IT services provision and full        commented: “Very quickly, it became clear that
disaster recover solutions.                         we needed a partner not only with the same               The overall benefit to C24 from
                                                    passion for business and customer support             our partnership with Six Degrees Group
The challenge                                       as us, but also a partner that could offer us         has been that it has allowed us to set
                                                    just that little bit extra over the companies
C24 works with a variety of clients, some with                                                            aggressive growth goals, knowing
                                                    we reviewed.
an international footprint, providing business                                                            that the outsourcing partner we
hosting and delivery services for a wide range      ‘At C24, we are passionate about the customer         chose could meet our contractual
of critical business applications including the     experience and the value added benefits we            service agreements and deliver


                                                                                                                             ‘‘
Microsoft software stack, SAGE and many other       bring to our clients. We needed a partner that        on service levels.
major software vendors. The variety of UK           would be able to offer us outstanding levels of
and international customer locations in itself      support coupled with first class tier IV security.    David Ricketts, Head of Marketing C24 Ltd
presents challenges, with the on-going need to      It was imperative that we house our critical
ensure C24 provides secure application delivery     infrastructure in a location that had significant
and hosting, but also acting and delivering on      physical security coupled with the highest
their social and green responsibilities.            levels of IT infrastructure security.
C24 is committed to making decisions that           ‘In addition to these factors, Six Degrees
minimise impact on the environment, requiring       Group’s green credentials were another driving
its suppliers to utilise the very latest energy     force within the final decision as its green
saving equipment and technology to reduce           commitments mirrored our own. When we
overall environmental impact.                       weighed up all of the potential suppliers there
                                                    was only one company that we thought would
                                                    be able to support all of our requirements, and
                                                    this was the reason we opted for Six Degrees
                                                    Group,’ added David.




About Six Degrees Group
Six Degrees Group is a privately owned managed data services provider serving UK mid-market                                       Page 1 of 2
customers. The Group has a converged services portfolio – including datacentre, connectivity, voice and
cloud offerings – designed to help companies meet the challenges of a connected, always-on world.                                 Connect with us.
For more information    Tel 0800 012 80 60 Email info@6dg.co.uk                                                                   www.6dg.co.uk
C24’s dynamic hosting and delivery underpinned by
Six Degrees Group 100% service promise (continued)
The benefits                                        About C24
C24 now benefits from the peace of mind             C24 is a managed service provider who delivers
provided by 100% core service uptime and            on its promises. They look to lower overheads
subsequently, so do its customers.                  associated with their clients infrastructure,
                                                    implement secure robust networks that enable
Many SME customers have ongoing
                                                    their clients to concentrate on core business
requirements to show that they themselves
                                                    and to deliver solutions that enable clients
have solid green credentials; Six Degrees Group
                                                    to outperform the competition.
has been able to ensure that C24 meets
these commitments in an ongoing and                 As an application delivery specialist C24 aim
efficient manner.                                   to deliver world class solutions within the SME
                                                    marketplace. They offer a portfolio of services
“The overall benefit to C24 from our partnership
                                                    that enables their clients to have a one stop
with Six Degrees Group has been that it has
                                                    shop for their IT need, these include; application
allowed us to set aggressive growth goals,
                                                    delivery, IT service helpdesk, systems
knowing that the outsourcing partner we chose
                                                    integration, fully managed service provision
could meet our contractual service agreements
                                                    and disaster recovery. For more information
and deliver on service levels.
                                                    on C24 visit www.c24.co.uk
‘Knowing that we have a partner that
understands our business objectives and
credos is a very comforting feeling. We know
that Six Degrees Group is there, supporting us
in the background. In business, the comfort
factor of knowing there is a safety net is worth
its weight in gold.

‘By providing us with 100 percent uptime,
Six Degrees Group allows us to focus our
attention on what we do best; application
delivery, and this is where its true value lies.
We look forward to continuing our growth
and consequently our partnership with
Six Degrees Group,’ concluded David Ricketts.




About Six Degrees Group
Six Degrees Group is a privately owned managed data services provider serving UK mid-market               Page 2 of 2
customers. The Group has a converged services portfolio – including datacentre, connectivity, voice and
cloud offerings – designed to help companies meet the challenges of a connected, always-on world.         Connect with us.
For more information     Tel 0800 012 80 60 Email info@6dg.co.uk                                          www.6dg.co.uk

				
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