Scaling with demand: 70 New Customers in 3 Years

11 Jan 2019 Technology

ERP Software Provider Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) knew there was potential to grow their business. But their current shared cloud platform was holding them back. So, we took a new approach, breaking through previous constraints, to drive business growth with private cloud hosting.


better performance


faster backup


in 3 years

Moving away from shared cloud

K8 from KCS offers an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. It is used by distributors, wholesalers, merchants and retailers to keep distributive operations running smoothly on a daily basis. But to continue growing their customer base KCS, needed to move past the current limitations of shared cloud. So, we put our heads together to create a hosted private cloud platform. With our help, KCS now boasts an enterprise-class platform, unrivalled in the market place.

Our customer growth has been and continues to be rapid. With Telefónica Tech's infrastructure we are able to deliver secure, scalable Software-as-a-Service fundamental to ouw customers growth as well as our own

martin turbitt, cto, kerridge commericial systems †

Pioneering thinking leads to exponential growth

Capacity now scales effortlessly to match demand from a private cloud, hosted in our leading UK Data Centre. So, thankfully, performance is no longer the frustrating issue it once. Additionally, KCS’s customers have they flexiblity they need. For example, they now choose the connection option that’s best for them. Whether that's a private leased line, VPN, or for ultimate performance, a dedicated platform. Our partnership continues to evolve. To illustrate this point, we now offer support services, such as Disaster Recovery and Remote Management, directly to KCS’s own customers.

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† The customer reference was provided prior to CANCOM in the UK&I becoming Telefónica Tech in the UK&I and the names have been changed for ease of reference.

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