Partners in Enterprise heads to the cloud with help from Curve IT

Technology specialist Curve IT has completed a digital transformation project for fellow Brighton business Partners in Enterprise.

The company, which offers accounting and financial management services across Brighton and the South East, has now fully migrated its key IT platforms to cloud-based services, using Microsoft’s Office 365. It has also begun using a range of cloud-based productivity and communication applications, including SharePoint, Yammer and Teams to foster greater collaboration and information-sharing. Collectively, these applications have enabled Partners in Enterprise to build a centralised hub for communications and information storage.

The project also involved replacing an unreliable voice over IP (VoIP) telephone platform with a new system, to improve call quality and reliability. Curve IT also provided full training on the new system, ensuring that all Partners in Enterprise’s staff were rapidly brought up to speed.

In practice, this digital transformation means the accountancy firm’s staff can now access their documents and data from anywhere, and work in teams on the same documents or projects. In turn, this enables more flexible working practices, smarter teamwork and more robust information security protocols, because data is not stored directly on staff devices.

Ryan Headlam, managing director at Partners in Enterprise, said: “It was a very easy choice to work with Curve IT – the company has so much experience in helping organisations migrate to the cloud and understood exactly the working practices and benefits we wanted to get out of it. We’ve gone from a telephony system which was no longer fit for purpose to having a really unified and collaborative approach to communications, which is helping our staff to work together more effectively and will provide a solid platform for growth.”

Simon O’Hare, Managing Director of Curve IT, added: “We’re really pleased to have helped Partners in Enterprise take this important step into the cloud. Office 365 and the additional applications the firm has deployed offer a huge amount of flexibility and the ability to really tailor the applications to individual needs. The move to cloud services will support the firm for years to come.”