risual is a UK based, globally recognised IT services organisation, delivering business aligned consultancy solutions and services to both Public and Private Sectors.
risual solutions are exclusively based on Microsoft technology and their supporting integrated partner products. We provide a comprehensive range of Consultative offerings allowing organisations to consume what they need at the right time to support transformational change as part of a new, shared or improved service to customers. Our consulting lifecycle complement customer’s service delivery objectives by extending their capabilities across both business and technical requirements, whilst demonstrating the contribution to value across the planning, deployment, testing and in-life operation phases.
risual ’s ability to drive business benefit through innovation, excellent customer service and a deep technical capability has made us the strategic partner of choice for many customers who were looking to deliver innovative, low risk and high business value solutions. We further substantiate this through a customer retention rate of 90% which we have held since business inception in 2005, demonstrating our commitment to long term partnerships.
Based on Microsoft’s proven solutions framework (MSF) and ITIL v3.0 standards, risual ’s Solution Methodology ensures the delivery of change, from migration, upgrade and new Service provision, in line with your business’ tactical and strategic needs.
Dedicated resources in the Strategic Consulting and Systems Management teams, can truly help accelerate the provision and transformation of a new core platform for building agile Private cloud based solutions in a highly regulated and risk averse environment. This further demonstrates the unique blend of people and process change activities, whilst concurrently building a plan for the deployment and integration of technology.
Despite being the first UK partner accepted onto the Microsoft Hyper-V and Online Services partner programmes, we continue to maintain our leading position in the delivery of high value Public/Private Cloud solutions ensuring they are low risk, pragmatic and in line with corporate objectives, allowing smooth transition between existing “on-premise” environments.
risual also engage directly with Microsoft on early adopter and pre-release activity for Microsoft products and were selected by Microsoft as the sole partner to deliver the UK Rapid Deployment Program (RDP) for Windows Server 2012.
In July 2012, risual was selected as a finalist for Microsoft Partner of the Year based on its consistent delivery of projects that have resulted in customers realising value from their investments in Microsoft technologies leading to high customer satisfaction; its delivery excellence and innovation with technology and breadth of portfolio.
risual solutions are designed to support customers who need to fulfil a tactical and / or strategic deployment of technology. With the majority of core IT services now designed and developed with a range of varied delivery models, each one must support the delivery and transition to “the Cloud” and the ability to communicate across network boundaries.
risual has many examples of supporting organisations rationalise the use their IT investments whilst building a plan for change. Some examples range from 10,000 seat organisations through to global IT operations and include customer such as Essex County Council, Lancashire Police, Paul Smith and more recently Skipton Building Society, the link to which can be found below.
Currently risual has two Gold and five Silver Microsoft accreditations with solid plans to convert three of the existing silvers to Gold by the end of the year.