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How to be a great customer and get exactly what you want

We’ve all seen the comedy skit, with the stereotypical scene of a British couple sitting at a restaurant having received their food, complaining to one another about the overcooked veg, or the undercooked steak. The waiter arrives all smiles and asks, “Is everything ok with your meal?” the grumbling stops, smiles appear and they both…

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Brexit – A new dawn for Britain

by Dino Cooper, CEO, Viadex Following 3 years of Brexit, the day has finally arrived! About time too! This was not a day for smugness or celebration in victory, it was not a day for resentment and regret or anger at our departure. It was a day to look forward to our collective future, to…

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Brexit – We will survive!

by Dino Cooper, CEO, Viadex   Is it just me, or is it getting harder and harder to distinguish fact from fiction? I can’t stand spin, I can’t stand politics, and I can’t stand Brexit! I just want it to be over, I am at a point now that I don’t care how, but when.…

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2000 things any mid-market business needs to know about global growth

by Brian Dunleavy, Commercial Director, Viadex

New frontiers The desire to grow, expand, explore and extend the boundaries of what we do is one of mankind’s fundamental driving forces. This is why Romans walked out on the glorious Italian climate and great ice cream to take over great swathes of far less climatically-blessed countries.…

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Money-making machines

Part two of three by Gerhard Malan, CFO, Viadex Legacy IT can fund growth, even if it can’t drive it It’s all too easy to do the wrong sums when trying to update your IT infrastructure in the right way. Many businesses have a tendency to cling to the ROI of ageing infrastructure to squeeze…

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Stretching the global IT budget

Part one of three by Gerhard Malan, CFO, Viadex Serving the needs of the customer, not those of the supplier The question for any growing business is how it can confidently finance its growth plans without undermining the stability of the existing business. It’s a question that becomes more pertinent when those growth plans involve…

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Why Infrastructure Matters

by Adrian Kingsford, CTO, Viadex Infrastructure’s dead, right? Wrong! Apps have to run on something! As new recruits are joining the marketplace, many of which aspiring to be the next best coder, app developer or data scientist, there may soon be a shortage of skilled infrastructure people, i.e. those with the knowledge of how hardware…

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