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We’ve done this before. We have been in the business of designing and implementing effective solutions to complex IT challenges for nearly 30 years, for numerous scenarios across multiple industries. You will probably find a case study relevant to a current Microsoft 365 / cloud challenge, but if not please do contact us to discuss your challenge as we will be able to help.

Silversands guides Optivo to build a better SharePoint intranet

When Optivo decided to build a new intranet in SharePoint Online, Silversands helped by providing guidance and expertise developed over many years.  The resulting intranet is a big improvement and has been well received by the Optivo staff.

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Silversands aids Hampshire Fire Service merger with Isle of Wight Fire Service

The Hampshire Fire Service and Isle of Wight Fire Service decided to merge and Silversands was asked to help with the migration of Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint and Teams from the IoW systems into the Hampshire environment. Our consultants worked with people from both fire services as well as IoW Council to help make the project a success.


Global retail organisation benefits from migration to SharePoint Online

The migration from on-premises SharePoint platform to SharePoint Online has improved performance, offered enhanced features and significantly reduced the IT support burden for this retail organisation.

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Charity improves service delivery with migration to Microsoft Azure

The migration of on-premises services to Microsoft Azure has improved disaster recoverability and security, as well as offering excellent opportunities for future improvements using the power of Azure.

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Silversands enhances critical operations for maritime search and rescue service

The new Coastguard Information Portal enables the efficient delivery of key lifesaving incident information, news, and operating manuals.

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Working with One Housing to help deliver its ‘One Future’ vision

One Housing engaged Silversands to help them deliver its ‘One Future’ vision, a three-year programme of modernisation and digital transformation.

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Microsoft Teams enabled for 600 users in three weeks

Silversands works with Connect Plus Services as a team to dramatically speed up Microsoft Teams deployment to users as COVID-19 hits and staff are kept away from their office environment

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The Royal British Legion enables Microsoft Teams in 3 weeks

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, The Royal British Legion worked with Silversands to enable 1,500 users fast.

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University of Greenwich: SharePoint Online migration and app modernisation

The University of Greenwich had a legacy SharePoint 2010 system due to go out of support in October 2020 and a Windows 2008 server with an EOL in January 2020. They needed to upgrade and fast

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apetito: Microsoft Teams adoption

The leading food producer for the health and social care sector was looking to create a modern workplace by utilising more of the Microsoft 365 platform. Silversands was asked by apetito to assist with a company-wide adoption of Microsoft Teams.

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University of Bath

The University identified a requirement for a solution to track and manage the progress and information related to all University contracts. Silversands designed and implemented a solution on the University’s existing SharePoint 2013 platform.

Hilton Food Group

Hilton Food Group has grown by acquisition, with each of the aforementioned facilities having its own infrastructure which required a common IT solution across Europe.

Bournemouth Borough Council

Bournemouth Borough Council commissioned Silversands to consult on, design and implement a complete migration to Office 365.

The Barclays Identification and Verification Solution

Barclays commissioned Silversands to assist with the implementation of a centralised mechanism for verifying the identity of staff when making enquiries to the various service areas within the bank.

University of Surrey

The University implemented an Office 365 tenancy to understand how the on-premise SharePoint 2010 environment could be migrated to SharePoint Online and what benefits would be delivered from this.

Vessel Vetting System

Silversands developed the Vessel Vetting system for a leading multinational oil and gas corporation. Designed to help mitigate the risk of deficient vessels being used for the transportation of goods by sea or inland waterways.

University College London

UCL’s Legal Services department are involved with matters that produce a huge volume of documentation and correspondence, all of which needs to be maintained, made accessible to the Legal Services Team.

East Sussex County Council

This initiative seeks to improve supportability regardless of user’s roles or locations and is referred to as the Agile Working Programme. It is to be rolled out to the entire organisation.

Plan International UK

With a globally distributed workforce, a complex Active Directory and identity management infrastructure, and 12,000 mailboxes, this was one of the most complicated Office 365 implementations and migrations.

Swire Oilfield Services

We needed to be able to rapidly and effectively share information across our organisation and the ability to replace the outdated file-share environment with our teams across the globe to upload, share, store and collaborate on documents with ease.


Siemens Standard Drives is a manufacturing wing of the global electronics company Siemens. The company’s servers were increasing in number, but physical space and power were in short supply so the IT team worked with Silversands to deploy Hyper-V™ technology, saving money, space, and energy.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Royal Botanic Gardens Kew move their global resource team to Office 365

This programme of work aimed to provide the necessary technology to enable Kew users to undertake their day-to-day jobs in a flexible way, as 78% of Kew staff are classed as mobile users whom travel the UK, Europe and worldwide in their employment.

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Some of our Clients

We know companies have diverse and sometimes extremely complex IT requirements. From general IT infrastructure, communications, hybrid and complete cloud migration, intranets and security, we have had the pleasure to work with some of the UK’s most successful organisations. Here is a selection of those we work with that you will find case studies for on this site.