Corporate

Xerox
Open Answers has designed, project managed and implemented a number of web sites for Xerox Europe. Open Answers also migrated the company's extranet for the USA to the UK and then subsequently to a new ISP. The company continues to monitor, support and manage these services. Open Answers' services include management of the database, application, web server and security systems.

ASOS
"Open Answers has supported our growth thanks to their substantial experience in technology architecture. Their advice is highly respected and we value their independent viewpoint especially in appraising complex situations." IT Director, ASOS.com

PLC
"Open answers specialist skills and design experience across all layers of the technology stack have enabled Practical Law Company to grow it's delivery capability to a global scale. Without hesitation, we would recommend Open Answers as the 'go to' infrastructure experts" CTO, Practical Law Company

British Airways
Open Answers has a team of Unix experts working within ba.com Technology Team, supporting technologies including Solaris, Linux and WebLogic. Open Answers has played a key role in the development of the ba.com web site, with personnel undertaking systems architecture, design, development and team leadership roles. Open Answers also remotely supports an application for BA Holidays running non-core British Airways technology including various open source products. In addition to delivering training courses, Open Answers is also tasked with technical skills transfer, particularly with regard to WebLogic.

Camelot
When Camelot decided to create a dynamic web site to support online lottery games, it needed to create a Unix support team within a short period of time. Open Answers personnel augment Camelot's internal teams with technical architects, systems administrators and engineers looking after National Lottery web site applications, running within a predominantly IBM pSeries infrastructure, including AIX, Websphere, Tivoli Storage Manager and SAN storage infrastructure. Open Answers' developers have undertaken a range of activities including the design and development of a bespoke scheduling system for overnight batch processing, along with systems interfacing with J2EE applications and many third party systems. In doing this we have also built-up close working relationships with many of Camelot's technology suppliers.

AirMiles
Open Answers have hosted the AirMiles web site, with support services including load balancing, firewall management, web, application and database server administration.

CBRE
Corporate estate agents CBRE used Open Answers managed firewall service to ensure international email services and web browsing for several thousand users across 25 European sites.

London Borough of Ealing
In common with many public sector organisations, the London Borough of Ealing undertook a massive technology refresh. Open Answers provided a managed service for the data centre, monitoring and maintaining the Sun hardware that supports the authority’s core applications. The company also prototyped, migrated and hosted a web site for Ealing Homes.

Reuters
Open Answers has provided many services to Reuters, including Y2K compliance, security audit, software development and training.

Dixons
Over the past 12 years, Open Answers has provided Dixons Group with a wide range of services from support to bespoke development, capacity planning, performance tuning and security auditing.

 

 

What our customers are saying

Open Answers not only know what they're doing backwards but also genuinely care about their customers – that’s almost unique among the many IT vendors I've ever worked with.

CTO, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Open Answers specialist skills and design experience, across all layers of the technology stack, have enabled Practical Law Company to grow its delivery capability to a global scale. Without hesitation, we would recommend Open Answers as the ‘go-to’ infrastructure experts.

CTO, Practical Law Company

Open Answers has supported our growth, thanks to their substantial experience in technology architecture. Their advice is highly respected and we value their independent viewpoint, especially in appraising complex situations.

IT Director, ASOS.com

Open Answers depth and breadth of Unix expertise provides Sun Microsystems with an excellent resource, from education to support and engineering.

Sustaining Engineering Manager, Sun Microsystems

Open Answers managed services deliver high quality solutions at an affordable price point. Critically, the company has a depth of technical expertise that ensures continual high performance and high availability of business critical websites.

Xerox

Open Answers continues to deliver vital technical skills that support the development of innovative, business critical web sites across British Airways.

Technical Manager eBusiness, British Airways

Open Answers experience in developing and supporting complex Unix based environments enabled us to rapidly create the dynamic www.national-lottery.co.uk site and deliver interactive online play to our customers.

Chief Architect, Camelot Group

Open Answers have always provided AirMiles with a top-quality, reliable service covering the whole spectrum from development work to hosting and operations. Knowing that the web-site is in your hand is one less thing to worry about.

IT Services Manager, Air Miles Travel Promotions

Open Answers managed firewall service delivers both the performance and high availability required by an international organisation which relies considerably on communications.

C.B. Richard Ellis