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How we Migrate your business to the cloud

When migrating your business to our Cloud Managed Desktop we don’t compromise with the attention to detail and the level of support throughout the process, our process is designed to make sure its a pain free as possible, we will take care of everything. 


1. Project Scoping Call

One of our technical advisers will talk through your requirements and collect information on what is required and your cloud aims. 


2. The Test Drive

We will set you up with a demonstration login. we can include software you want to test, and talk through options.


3. Impressions and Requirements

Following the test drive we will be able to discuss options in more detail, we can go back and test addition requirement and make sure we are happy to move to the next stage


4. Quoting

We will take all the information from the scoping call and create a quote based on your requirements every situation is different and one size doesn’t fit all.

5. The work begins

We will build your virutal desktop and start the sync of data that is being migrated including files or email accounts as required, we will also set out the schudule and phases of the transfers.

6. Testing

Its time to start testing your desktop for production tasks, we will support you through this process and collect data to make sure everything is working to the standards we expect.


7. Final Handover Changes

We will run through any changes from the production testing and finalise data syncs and get everything ready for the switch over.

8. Go Live

The final build is ready and all users are onboarded on to the system this can be done in stages or on set launch day.

9. On Going Relationship

Unlike most companies we work with your business to make sure you are getting the most out of your IT, we get to your business and work closely with you.


What People Are Saying

Cloud Shepherd helped to make our business much more resilient, replacing physical site-based servers with virtual cloud-hosted workstations.  Their staff are friendly, knowledgeable and responsive and as such we would have no hesitation in recommending their service to others.

Richard Gill

BDS Global

We have been working with Ed and the team from Cloud Shepherd for over 5 years. As our team and our requirements have grown, as has the support from Cloud Shepherd. Acting as our outsourced IT department, nothing is too much trouble and they have been their to not only solve the urgent issues, but to also help us plan our IT requirements for the future. The team are friendly, responsive and knowledgeable. As a small growing business this is exactly what we need.’

Jennifer Appleton

ISO Quality Services

At Royal Porcelain Works, we use Cloud Shepherd for all our IT support. Ed, Dave and the team there are fantastic to deal with and their service is exceptional, providing a fast and efficient response to any issues. Having never used a remote service before, I can highly recommend Cloud Shepherd, as they very much feel a part of our onsite team

Sara Matthews

Royal Porcelain works

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