Skip to content

        • Connectivity
        • Connectivity solutions ranging from basic broadband connections, through to fully managed, innovative SD-WAN solutions providing an always-on, dynamic connection that will automatically select the best path for your network traffic.

        • Unified Comms
        • With a pedigree in fixed and mobile communications, cloud voice, and cloud-based Productivity tools, Timico’s unified and converged services enables your end-users to work and collaborate more effectively, where when and how they need.

        • Cloud & Hosting
        • Our leading edge cloud and data centre services range from simple Hosting and Data Protection right through to complex hybrid cloud deployments and Public Cloud solutions utilising Microsoft Azure, enabling you to focus on what you do best.

        • IT Managed Services
        • We deliver IT managed services so you can focus your resources on creating client value. Our capability extends from the end-user device right through to the Public Cloud, offering a single point of contact for all IT services and support.

        • Security
        • No matter what level of protection your business needs, we've got 1st class security management and applications at the ready - our job is to keep your business safe from unwanted threats and attacks.

        • Retail
        • Helping retailers increase lifetime value and enhance customer experience by supporting an omnichannel strategy.

        • Leisure & Hospitality
        • Helping leisure & hospitality brands and operators to increase brand loyalty and enhance guest experience digitalisation.

        • Professional Services
        • Helping professional services firms to create client value and capture long term advantage, by enabling their digitalisation and increasing return on talent.

        • Not For Profit
        • Enabling Not for Profit organisations to increase their impact by embracing technology to create additional value, drive digital transformation and efficiencies.

        • Don't see your industry here?

          We work with many business sectors, so if you would like to find out where there is space for change in your business, book a free roadmap consultation with one of our experts today.

          Book in today
        • Strategic Partnerships
        • We have excellent relationships with a series of strategic partners that enable us to provide you with a comprehensive range of business-enabling solutions.

        • Our Commitments
        • We have grown rapidly over the past 14 years, and so has our commitment to implement and improve support for our colleagues, customers and our local community.

        • Compliance and Security
        • Security and compliance are important factors of managed services, that are absolutely essential to the security and integrity of your business.

        • Meet the Team
        • We have built a world class executive team that use their extensive experience across all sectors to inspire our team to drive the growth and success of our business.

  • Blog
  • Support
  • Log-in

Strada

Strada is a UK chain of restaurants specialising in authentic food with Italian charm and friendly service. There are 14 Strada sites and 5 Coppa Clubs mostly in Southern England with one Strada Branch in Yorkshire.

Strada

The Situation

Strada is a restaurant chain consisting of around 45 restaurants.

To support the strategic objectives of the Strada business going forward, the team at 25sevenIT (25SevenIT was acquired in 2018 by Timico), were tasked with moving the Strada core systems away from their existing IT infrastructure and into a new cloud-based infrastructure.

Critical systems and applications supporting the ongoing day-to-day business were evaluated, and the project aimed to migrate all of these to a Windows Azure platform whilst maintaining business continuity. This included the EPOS system and the business intelligence applications to enable continued data flow from restaurant to management.

The 25sevenIT team had six weeks to build, test and deploy the new Strada systems, prior to go-live.

The Solution

The supporting domain structure and Windows Azure network infrastructure was deployed quickly to begin the process. This consisted of two domain controllers, an Oracle 10G database server, a Microsoft SQL Server 2012, four application servers, an FTP server and a remote desktop solution.

Data was exported and migrated from the original infrastructure and user acceptance testing (UAT) was completed in preparation for go-live. The UAT focused on data integrity, restaurant access to systems and performance.

The Result

At go-live, all restaurant systems were directed to the new Azure platform, users were directed to the new desktop environment and data capture was enabled for the new EPOS system and BI reporting. Business continuity was achieved throughout the migration.

Book a FREE consultation

Find out where there is space for change in your business, and how you are performing against your competitors.