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  • A world of support

    A world of support

    Life IT specialises in support and consultancy for our customers' entire IT environments, no matter what the platform, applications and business objectives - providing a unified solution to tackle complex system requirements.

    Our flexible support contracts offer far more than the standard insurance provided through legacy maintenance agreements. Life IT customers are assured of the highest levels of availability for any eventuality, with our proactive approach to maximising system uptime.

    This unified solution saves our customers a significant amount of time and budget, with just one contract providing them with a whole world of support.

  • Support

    Support

    Life IT specialises in support for IBM POWER, IBM Lotus Domino and Microsoft environments. We provide any combination of application, operational and technical support, no matter how current your environment is and no matter how long support is projected for. We tackle complex systems where a combination of requirements would normally mean that more than one party is required.

  • Domino

    Domino

    Life IT provides a full range of Lotus Notes and Domino services, from administration and implementation through to application development and support.

    IBM Domino products provide a multi-platform foundation for collaboration and e-business, driving solutions from mail and instant messaging through to CRM and web based transactions.

  • System i

    System i

    IBM System i (formerly iSeries & AS/400) is one of the most flexible servers on the market today.

    As an IBM Premier Business Partner, Life IT have a powerful range of solutions and services, which enhance this flexibility to ensure your systems security and ensure high availability.

  • Development

    Development

    If, like many of our clients, you operate in a dynamic environment then you need a business partner who can update and modify your applications to meet your changing needs. We recognise that few organisations have a single development toolset. We offer our clients the widest range of skills and support including IBM, Microsoft and Java technologies.

    Whatever technologies you use we can get disparate systems talking to each other, better connect you with your customers and suppliers, reduce administration overheads and streamline processes.

Monthly Archives: September 2012

29 
Sep

Integrated Sales Force Automation System improves communication and streamlines costs

When Yamaha Motor UK realised that it needed to update its IT system to improve  business processes, it turned to the expertise of Life IT to provide solutions that would help to reduce workload and running costs, whilst delivering increased productivity.

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Published Date: 29th September 2012
Category: General


 

25 
Sep

LIFE IT ACQUIRES PROFESSIONAL SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS LTD TO GROW APPLICATIONS BUSINESS

Wilmslow-based Life IT, the IBM premier business partner and System i specialist, has acquired Professional Software Solutions Ltd (PSSL) to expand the range of IBM software solutions it provides to its hardware customer base and expand its applications business.

“The acquisition means we will be able to offer everything a customer needs to implement identity technology including bar code scanners, RFID readers, printers, & bar code labels for a wide range of applications such as time and attendance, asset tracking, stock control and compliance,” explains Jill Sherratt, chief executive, Life IT.

“The acquisition of PSSL both complements and expands our range of software solutions for the IBM System i server. PSSL has established distribution agreements as well as a list of very high profile customers; Citibank, Royal Doulton, Russell & Bromley and BOC to name a few.

“The company has the European distribution rights for Mark Magic barcode label software which it sells to an account base across Finland, Sweden, Holland and Germany – this part of the business will extend our application integration and mobile capabilities. It also has distribution rights to MMS – a media management software – opening up new markets to Life IT’s existing business.

“It’s an exciting time for Life IT, we are an experienced IBM hardware partner, and the PSSL distribution agreements allow us to expand our business not only in the UK, but potentially in Europe too.”

PSSL was founded by John Ross in 1987 to distribute software for IBM Mid-Range systems. Since then it has established distribution agreements with eight software developers and now some fifteen software systems for IBM System i, iSeries and AS/400 platforms. PSSL is an advanced IBM Business Partner.

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Published Date: 25th September 2012
Category: General, IBM