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This brochure provides an overview of the services offered to TIGA members

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  • Beyond the cloud

    Hosting | Cloud | Mail | Data In partnership with

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    Blue Sky Hosting Ltd. Copyright 2013 | | Hosting | Cloud | Mail | Data Blue Sky offers a complete range of managed hosting services for businesses from mission-critical enterprise scale environments to small online applications and websites. Blue Sky thinking Our mission is to provide tailored hosting, cloud, data storage and disaster recovery solutions that are ideal for your business now and have the ability to grow with you in the future so you are sure of a healthy return on your investment. To achieve this we listen to you. We ask you the right questions about your business. And then we work with you every step of the way to create the best possible solution. To begin talking to us and to find out how Blue Sky can deliver a tailored managed hosting service for your business, contact us today. Blue Sky Hosting provides world-class IBM Domino hosting, BlackBerry hosting, IBM Websphere hosting, IBM Quickr Hosting, SharePoint hosting and Office 365 solutions.

    About Us

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    The Blue Sky Service 1

    You talk we listen Thats what sets Blue Sky Hosting apart. We specialise in creating managed hosting solutions that are tailored to your business. So first we listen. Then, when we understand your business requirements really well, we work with you to create a solution that suits your needs now and has the flexibility to change and grow with you. And were here to stay. Weve been successfully providing tailored, managed hosting solutions for our clients since 1997 and are the largest IBM Domino hosting provider in the UK. (Source: Netcraft) What we can offer you: A full range of services from IBM Domino hosting and hosted mobility solutions for BlackBerry, to hosted PHP/MySQL and high-availability virtualised hosting.


    Excellent service, combining unrivalled technical knowledge with a friendly, professional, easily contactable support team. Reassurance. Managed hosting means we take care of everything for you providing a stable operating environment for all your applications. Availability. We monitor the server 24/7, enabling you to confidently rely on network uptime. Flexibility so your hosting solution can be scaled or upgraded to suit your changing needs. Security for your data through world-class datacentre facilities with high-speed, highly available access via multiple connectivity providers.

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    Development We are able to provide your developers with a scalable and rapidly deployable online environment for games development and performance testing. We are experienced in dealing with complex hosting requirements for enabling efficient rollout of new code to live environments where a loss of access or performance could cost you a loss of revenue. Operations We are here to help you provide a reliable service to your player community, whether that be for your MMORPG services, your leader boards and chatrooms or your promotional website. We are also experienced in providing secure and safe environments for your code and your customers. We are also able to deliver high performance and secure data storage so that your business is able to react to the vast amount of data that can be analysed to optimise player experience and services.


    Being ISO 9001 and 27001 certified we attain high levels of customer service and information security, making us your essential service provider when dealing with your customers information. By working with Blue Sky and being a TIGA member, your business will benefit from our industry experience in hosting, cloud and data integrity and access to services that can often be very expensive for independent games development firms to acquire.


    Blue Sky is working in Partnership with TIGA to develop a plan for your member company to have access to a range of IT services and help you grow as an independent games developer. Productivity and Collaboration We're certified to deliver Microsofts Office 365 for both Enterprise and small business customers and have oodles of experience in handling the migration into Microsofts Public Cloud. We are also a Premier Business Partner with IBM. This enables us to not only leverage our experience as one of the UKs leading IBM Notes and Domino collaboration service providers, but also to rollout other IBM services such as Connections, Traveler, Quickr and integrate the latest IBM Social collaboration features to make the most of social engagement with your customers and partners.

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    What we do


    At a glance:

    Services Managed on and off premise hosting services Mail & collaboration services Cloud service planning and implementation SaaS service implementation Data management Load and performance testing Disaster recovery planning and implementation

    Product experience

    Web & Application Servers IBM Domino Apache & Open Source servers IBM Websphere Microsoft IIS

    Cloud Infrastructure Services Amazon E3 Amazon AWS Microsoft Azure IBM SmartCloud


    Backup & Disaster Recovery Completely fault tolerant systems, by design. Offsite backup & recovery solutions Secure, customisable PC/Laptop file cloud storage.

    Mail & Collaboration Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft SharePoint Microsoft Lync Microsoft Hosted Exchange Server Microsoft Exchange Server IBM Notes IBM Connections IBM Quickr

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    Blue Sky Hosting Ltd. Copyright 2013 | | Hosting | Cloud | Mail | Data Skills & Certifications


    We work hard to keep our accreditations up to date so that we can benefit from the added value such as access to software upgrades, technical support and pre-sales support and our employees are encouraged to attend training courses in order to keep their skills current. We have also achieved the following internationally recognised industry standards: ISO 9001 This requires organisations to demonstrate that they do what they say they do and that they have a quality management system in place to ensure consistency and improvement; leading to high levels of performance and customer satisfaction. Certified organisations are committed to continuous improvement and are assessed annually to ensure progress is being maintained. Blue Sky has shown that it has good service reliability and process controls, which benefit our customers.


    ISO 27001 The standard includes both the physical and logical aspects of information security. The standard is highly applicable to providers of IT oriented services such as Blue Sky and ensures the appropriate protection of information security assets relating to both Blue Sky and our customers. Blue Sky currently has the following accredited partnerships: IBM Premier Business Partner - includes certifications in IBM Notes/Domino, IBM Quickr and IBM Sametime. Microsoft Gold Hosting Partner - includes certifications in Windows Server 2008, Exchange 2010, MS SQL 2008, Lync 2010 and Office 365. VMWare Partner - includes certifications in Datacentre Administration, Datacentre Design, Technical Sales and Certified Advanced Professional.


    Red Hat - includes Red Hat Certified Engineer and Red Hat Systems Administrator certifications.

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    Cloud Service Strategy & Implementation


    A much-overused marketing buzzword term, The Cloud is often misunderstood and its advantages sometime over exaggerated. The reality is that distributed hardware and software provision enables a company to be much more ready to deal with the ever growing data and user base companies need to get things done today. We have been working hard in the Cloud for many years and thats given us real experience so that we can help our customers make the best use of Cloud technology now and in the future. How we work Blue Sky employs a structured methodology to Cloud Migration and planning. We draw on our extensive experience of working with business critical environments and knowledge of the latest technologies to provide you with the best approach to fit your exact requirements.


    Who are Cloud Migration & Planning services for?

    Your company is considering your future IT requirements. Your businesses is interested in reducing its ongoing investment in IT. You wish to expand infrastructure globally whilst minimising risk You would like to increase your own internal service availability and capability to your enterprise teams

    Why Blue Sky There are many aspects we are able to help with: Project planning and management Governance planning Information architecture Implementation consultancy Systems integration Feature planning Support and training

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    Blue Sky Hosting Ltd. Copyright 2013 | | Hosting | Cloud | Mail | Data Mail & Documentation Migration


    Mail & Document Migration Small and large businesses both need to save time and money. Email and document management is one area where both can benefit from the savings that can be found by migrating to Office 365. Its not just about the savings. Its also about working smarter. So why not do both? Office 365 comes in a range of plans that offer a range of options for your company to take advantage of. Each

    plan is like a rental package. The benefit of this is that you can budget in advance, you can upscale when needed and you get access to the latest version of the Office software. Office 365 is designed for mobile users as well as office users. Use your Windows Mobile Phone, iPhone, iPad or Android device