Cloud Modernisation

Customer Need

As one of Britain’s most trustworthy corporate and commercial caterers since 1991, with an abiding pledge to provide fine food and impeccable service in unparalleled locations.

The Challenge

CH&CO are going through a large internal transformation and as part of this they have embarked on an ambitious and broad IT Modernisation initiative. A large part of this centred around a move to Cloud Services which was not something the organisation had previously leveraged. The key first starting points was to understand and initiate the move of their user estate to Cloud Productivity and starting their transition of their DC services to the public cloud.


PowerON was engaged to support in planning and working alongside CH&CO to assist with this transformation initiative. PowerON has initiated this by undertaking two work streams, the first setting up the customer’s Hybrid Identity environment with Azure AD and supporting the Hybrid Migration of User Emails. The second was working through an Azure Roadmap Planning and Proof of Concept.


By working with PowerON CH&CO benefits included:

  • Enabled First Steps into Cloud with User Identity and Mail
  • A foundation for User Cloud Services through Cloud identity
  • A recommendation and Plan for move to Public Cloud Services
  • A validated Public Cloud as the right fit for the business


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