Optimise your IT Infrastructure

Reliability, flexibility, scalability - reduced costs, increased security
Let Cobweb help you move to the cloud

The Cloud Industry Forum paper, Cloud – The Next Generation, reports that the last seven years have seen “the levels of cloud usage accelerate dramatically. We have reached a point where almost all organisations are consciously using cloud-based services to some extent and are realising significant benefits in terms of flexibility, agility and cost as a result.”

 

Increasing numbers of customers are turning to the cloud to meet business strategy and growth goals - with, in particular, a substantial rise in the number of businesses moving on-premise IT infrastructure to the cloud.

Optimising your IT Infrastructure delivers

Increased Agility

 

Increased Agility

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Enhanced security

Lower Costs

 

Lower costs

Cobweb can help you move your on-premise systems to the cloud - where you can leave it safely in the hands of experts.

 

Why move on-premise IT infrastructure to the cloud?

Various potential triggers can prompt organisations to move on-premise IT Infrastructure and applications to the cloud - such as:

 

Storage capacity limitations


 

Security threats

 

New compliance regulations

 

Rising on-premise IT infrastructure costs

 

Increased agility required to deliver business growth

 

Complex availability and disaster recovery needs


 

An aging or out-of-support legacy IT infrastructure


Let Cobweb help you move your on-premise IT services to the cloud - so you can focus on your business.


Infrastructure Modernisation


Infrastructure-as-a-Service - lift, shift and optimise


Database Modernisation


Moving SQL Server 2008 & Windows Server 2008 to Microsoft Azure


Hosted Desktop


Access your desktop (files, business apps and emails) from any location


Cobweb Complete for Azure Managed Services


Comprehensive ongoing solution support for Cobweb Azure services

Our Approach

Cobweb can advise on the most appropriate roadmap for modernising your infrastructure, using our four key-stage programme:

MFA

1. Assess

 

We gain a full understanding of your business, assess your existing infrastructure, identify a desired future state IT roadmap, and propose a new cloud solution.

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2. Migrate

 

We will use one of the following to move your infrastructure to the cloud:

 

Rehost: 'lift and shift'

Refactor: Platform-as-a-Service

Replace: Software-as-a-Service.

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3. Optimise

 

Analysis and monitoring to manage cloud spend and use, and use of security and management tools to govern, secure and monitor your cloud investment.

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4. Manage

 

Cobweb's optional managed services include ongoing monitoring services, reactive support, security and patch management, and backup.

Optimising your IT Infrastructure with Cobweb

 

Our experts help at every stage of your cloud journey – from planning and assessment, to
implementation, knowledge transfer and managing your cloud environment over the long-term.

 

We offer cross-disciplinary expertise that considers your current environment and goals to design an
appropriate strategy and solution for your business.

 

Talk to a member of the team about how we can help you optimise your IT infrastructure

 


 

Latest Cobweb News

Cyberattacks for more than 50% UK companies already in 2019

Apr 23, 2019, 12:31 PM by User Not Found
And almost 75% admit to being under-prepared to meet the growing cyber threat. We can help you ensure you're not among them.

Emma Jobling, Head of the Cobweb Team, writes …

The BBC is today (23 April 2019) reporting on a survey from the insurance firm Hiscox, in which 55% of UK companies admit to having already suffered a cyberattack this year - a huge jump from the 40% reporting cyberattack in 2018.

But, what’s more worrying for UK business, is that almost three quarters admit to being under-prepared to meet this growing threat.

For the report, Hiscox surveyed more than 5,400 organisations - from the UK, Germany, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Spain, and the US. While the number of those achieving a top score for cyber security has dropped across the survey base, the UK scored particularly badly, with companies in the UK reporting the lowest security spend, and average budgets of $900,000 compared with the $1.46m survey average.

The BBC reports head of Cyber at Hiscox, Gareth Wharton, explaining that this could be due to the large number of small businesses in the UK. He says, "They may feel like they won't be targeted, as we tend to only read about large breaches in the press. If they incorrectly feel that they won't be targeted, they may be less likely to spend on cyber security."

As we highlighted in our news item in February, writing to dispel the myth that SMBs are not targeted by cyberthreat, 58% of malware victims are in fact small businesses.

Any organisation is at risk, however, unless they’re prepared to safeguard against cyber threats. Our news item of 5 March 2019, for example, reported on the government’s press release of the same day, emphasising that many of the FTSE 350 boards don’t fully appreciate the potential impact of a cyberattack on their business

But, the good news is, there are security solutions and services available to help businesses, whatever the size, industry, location - and at Cobweb, we have over 20 years’ experience, helping customers safeguard their business.

The threat from cyber criminals is growing. Of the organisations surveyed by Hiscox, 60% reported having suffered at least one cyberattack so far this year (an increase from 45% in 2018), with average resulting costs of $369,000 (£284,000), up from $229,000 (£176,000).

And businesses in the UK are jointly, along with those in the US, least likely to have appointed a specific cyber security position within the organisation. So, our experts at Cobweb can help you fill this role.

If you’d like us to help you secure your business, call us on 0333 009 5941 - or email hello@cobweb.com with a convenient time for us to call you. We’re here to help.