Managed services provider, Advanced 365, today announces that it has signed a strategic partnership with leading construction industry software and service provider specialist, COINS. Under the terms of the agreement, Advanced 365 will become COINS’ managed services partner for the delivery of COINS On-Demand a new cloud based service offering for the construction sector.
The new COINS On-Demand service is a key part of COINS’ business strategy and has been developed to provide a broader, more scalable solution through cloud based services. As part of the service Advanced 365 will be responsible for all aspects of the infrastructure architecture required to support the delivery of the COINS ERP solution, and will be a key strategic partner for COINS in the delivery of a broader managed service solution portfolio.
Simon Lewis, Director of Technical Services at COINS, comments, “Advanced 365’s experience in delivering reliable, end-to-end managed service solutions made them the clear choice. They have worked closely with us to ensure that we can now fulfil our customers’ increased demand for broader, more resilient and cost effective managed services solutions, designed to meet each organisations specific needs.”
Lewis says, “The 365 Fast-Start programme was one of the key areas that differentiated Advanced 365 from other prospective managed service partners. The provision of this solution will enable COINS to deliver IT projects to our customers in a timelier manner, irrespective of their final infrastructure platform.”
Neil Cross, Managing Director of Advanced 365, says, “This partnership will enable COINS to gain competitive advantage through using our flexible approach to service delivery, so that they can rapidly deliver their software as a service to their customer base. Our On-Demand service offers COINS and its customers the opportunity to take advantage of our innovative outsourcing solutions with minimal risk and upfront investment so that they can benefit from reduced costs and increased efficiencies.”
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About COINS www.coins-global.com
Established in 1986, COINS provides market leading construction industry software and services in the following domains:
- House Builder
- Service Management
For over 20 years, COINS has been designing, developing, and delivering business and operational systems to construction organisations wherever they work in the world. COINS’ 100% focus on the construction and related industries has resulted in an unrivalled market acceptance by companies of all sizes and specialisations.
With offices across the world, COINS is a global software business. Our clients represent some of the largest construction companies in the United States, 31% of the top 100 UK construction companies, and 33% of the top 30 Irish construction companies. We have an established presence in Australia and growing business throughout Asia.
About Advanced 365 www.advancedcomputersoftware.com/365
Advanced 365 deploys, operates and improves IT services from the desktop to the data centre, helping customers to align their IT to their core business requirements. Advanced 365 aims to help IT departments free themselves from day to day operational activity to allow them to deliver strategic value back to their business by creating an agile and scalable infrastructure that is closely aligned to their core business operations.
This is achieved by:
- Managed services focusing on the core utility components of customers’ IT operations (e.g. monitoring, backup, email and hosting).
- Application development to deliver a fully-supported application managed service for both existing legacy applications and new applications developed by Advanced 365.
- Delivery either as a hosted service managed via the Advanced 365 data centre suite, remotely from customers’ comms rooms, as part of a cloud-based service via one of the many public cloud platforms available, or as a hybrid solution utilising a combination of these delivery environments based upon customer requirements.
Advanced 365 is a division of Advanced Computer Software Group plc, a leading supplier of software and IT services to the health, care and business services sectors.
Ben Carey and Tim Palmer
Advanced Computer Software Group
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