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Businesses invited to join free event all about the cloud

IT experts from Cheltenham-based business Commercial and their partners at Microsoft and Westcoast Cloud are inviting guests to join them at Ellenborough Park Hotel on Monday, July 4 (10am-3.30pm.)

Delegates will be able to explore what it means to adopt a cloud mindset, diving deeper into what Azure is, how it can work, and the value that it brings to the table.

Jim Treharne, director of Commercial's managed IT said that the event will help provide an insight into how Azure can play a role in an organisation's digital transformation.

"Cloud services are transforming our personal and professional lives," he said.

"The cloud allows us to quickly and securely access information and services anywhere and at any time, while providing a rich collaboration experience in the new age of agile working.

"Microsoft is at the forefront of the cloud revolution and is driving digital transformation across the globe.

"Microsoft Azure is an open, flexible, enterprise-grade cloud computing platform that allows users to move faster, do more, and save money with IaaS and PaaS.

"We are delighted that Microsoft will be joining us with Westcoast Cloud at Ellenborough Park to talk about how Azure and a Cloud Mindset can transform your organisation."

Based in Liddington Park in Leckhampton on the outskirts of Cheltenham town centre, Commercial are the largest independently-owned business services provider in the UK.

Founded as a one-room operation in 1991 by brother and sister team Arthur and Simone Hindmarch and Arthur's university friend Alastair Adams.

The group, who have eight divisions specialising in business services from office supplies, PPE and workwear to smart technologies and interiors, now employs close to 300 people.

The free event will also include presentations on security in the cloud and a chance for networking alongside lunch and refreshments.

Mr Treharne added: "We will be exploring what it means to adopt a cloud mindset, diving deeper into what Azure is, how it can work for you, and the value that it brings to the table.

"We will be given a refresher on how Microsoft differentiates itself from its competition, and what an Azure transformation journey looks like."

The Azure Event will take place on Monday, July 4 from 10am. To register for free click here: https://bit.ly/3QAX0sr.

Or for more information, call 01242 690006, email managedit@commercial.co.uk or visit commercial.co.uk.

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