The Cloud Consultancy
What We Do
The Cloud Consultancy provide a comprehensive, boutique IT service to Small and Medium sized businesses (SMB’s), sole traders and start-ups, provisioning and supporting their core IT business services.
We help our customers understand the different capabilities of the Cloud solutions available and look to match these to their technical and business requirements.
As a Managed Service Provider (MSP) we market, provision and support Microsoft 365 and Cyber Security solutions. Our creative team build, host and maintain websites. To help growing businesses looking for board level, plain English help with their IT infrastructure and providers we also have an interim IT Director service.
The Cloud Consultancy is driven by Jamie Shaw. Jamie has worked in the world of IT for over 35 years in a variety of technology based roles at companies that include The London Stock Exchange, Canon Europe, Michael Page, Publimark Lowe & Partners Worldwide and Victoria Real (now part of Endemol) and Telefonica.
The Cloud Consultancy was established in 2012 as a concept business and started trading in November 2015
Manage all your Microsoft 365 services through a single web-based admin centre, install Office on desktops with a click, and protect your business with security, automatic backups, and guaranteed 99.9% uptime
Cyber Security Training & Solutions
Whatever your business, however big or small it is, you will receive phishing attacks at some point. Think about how you will help your staff understand the threat and how to spot phishing
The Cloud Consultancy can also provide cost effective and bespoke creative services to help promote your business across all media. From web and print design, photograhy and video we can provide what you need.
Resources – What is the Cloud?
The Cloud allows end users to quickly, and easily, access computer resources that may otherwise be too expensive. These resources are essentially split into three core categories:
Check out the National Institute Of Standards and Technology’s website at www.nist.gov for more information.
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Applications that are designed for end users & delivered over the internet
Software that is managed from a central location & users do not have to apply upgrades or patches
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
A set of tools and services designed to make coding and deploying applications quickly and efficiently
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
The physical hardware and software that powers everything i.e. Servers, Storage, Networks and Operating Systems
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