17 Nov 2011

Kwik Kopy's cloud odyssey

ZDNet – 16 November 2011

Supporting over 100 printing centres with only five IT staff can be a bit of a strain, which is why Kwik Kopy is now mainly a cloud shop.

Two years ago, Kwik Kopy’s server was on its last legs.

“Our server was getting really old,” C-Y Thew, business solutions manager Kwik Kopy, said. “It was dying. To reinvest in a new server was too expensive and complex.”

It was then that the company decided to turn to the cloud.

The cloud change involved migrating an in-house web-to-print service, and a management information system called PrintSmith.

The company looked around, and finally settled on Brennan IT as a cloud provider, quoting its reasons as being that Brennan’s datacentre was in Sydney, that Kwik Kopy was happy with the service level agreements and that the pricing was “right”.

Read the full article