Accountancy firms have a reputation for being traditional, conservative and not often at the bleeding-edge of technology. Not so Accounting Direct Plus (ADP) in Palmers Green, North London. Head of Business Advisory at ADP, Tugrul Yigitoglu, has a passion for technology that is equal to his keen eye on, not only his, but also his customer’s financial bottom line. Always open to new ways to bring efficiencies and improve his staff’s productivity, Tugrul, contracted ITbuilder to deploy a new hosted desktop and telephone solution into his business. The Brief The company needed to refresh its servers in 2013 due to the imminent expiration of server hardware warranty and to ensure continuous operation of its systems. ITbuilder had migrated the business’ mail system into the cloud the previous year and the management were keen to explore how other aspects of their IT could be delivered in the same way. The business was also expanding quickly into South London and was soon to be opening an office in Central Lond ...

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