Stanley Gibbons plc
QuoStar is selected as the long-term IT partner for London-based rare stamp merchant, providing co-sourced IT support and digital transformation.
Leading IT consultancy QuoStar has been chosen as the long-term IT partner of Stanley Gibbons plc, the world’s longest established rare stamp merchant.
The London Stock Exchange–listed company has selected QuoStar to transform its digital infrastructure in order to meet its changing business needs and satisfy customer demands. The project will involve a full technology refresh and a move to new cloud platforms, using a mix of Microsoft Azure and private cloud technologies.
QuoStar will also deliver a co-sourced IT support service that includes 24×7 support, security and enterprise-grade monitoring and reporting. The flexible service has been designed specifically to provide additional support, knowledge and expertise for growth businesses with internal IT managers and teams. Using QuoStar’s tried-and-tested Transformation Framework, Stanley Gibbons will undergo a complete strategy refresh, ensuring they meet technical best practices and have the processes and systems in place to support enable and support business growth.
Steve Thain, Chief Technology Officer at Stanley Gibbons, comments:
“QuoStar has a strong understanding of our business as well as deep expertise in technology transformation, which will be vital in helping us shape our IT strategy in the face of challenging economic conditions. It is now more important than ever to be as agile as possible, so we are looking forward to strengthening our internal systems and creating a robust infrastructure that will enable our future success.”
About Stanley Gibbons plc
With their heritage dating back to 1856, Stanley Gibbons plc is the world’s longest established rare stamp merchant. They have held the Royal Warrant since 1914, allowing them to offer a lifetime guarantee on all their rare items, and remain the only philatelist to offer this assurance. The company serves pre-eminent collectors, philatelists and numismatists all over the world, from their site based opposite the Savoy on the Strand in London.
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