Behind the Scenes with Rackspace, Skylark Creative & DataKom

Behind the Scenes with Rackspace, Skylark Creative & DataKom

Here at Booking Live we’re all about working with professional, technically driven businesses and individuals. In terms of clients, we work both with small, local businesses and large, international business. The same applies to our suppliers in that we work with both small, local business and large, international businesses. In our eyes it’s about quality rather than quantity which is why we’re more than happy to work with smaller, less well-known suppliers as long as they’re able to provide us with the dedicated service we require. You can rest assured we choose only the most professional and reliable suppliers to further both our clients’ success and ours. That’s why we chose Rackspace, Skylark Creative & DataKom.

Rackspace: Hosting Providers

For years now Booking Live have been hosting their expert online booking systems with 100% uptime thanks to the hosting providers Rackspace.

Here at Booking Live we’ve recently joined the Rackspace® Partner Network to provide you with a discounted portfolio of Hybrid Cloud solutions. Rackspace are leading providers of hybrid clouds which enable businesses to run their workloads where they run most effectively — whether on the public cloud, a private cloud, dedicated servers, or a combination of these platforms. Rackspace’s hybrid approach enables their services to work well with the flexible systems provided by Booking Live.

How Can Hosting Help Me?

Rackspace give the lowdown on how hosting services can help online businesses…

“Through managed hosting at Rackspace, companies benefit from our experience and expertise in managed hosting, with highly skilled engineers available 24 x 7 to monitor solutions and resolve issues as quickly as possible. A company also gains access to the Rackspace multi-homed network for additional redundancy and benefits from our partnerships with many industry leaders, which allow us to collaborate on the best
solutions, tools and procedures needed to deliver superior support services for customers, saving their internal resources and costs and reducing overall risk.”

As we’re now part of the Rackspace Referral Partner scheme you can take advantage of all of the cloud solutions Rackspace offer. Visit Booking Live’s Rackspace page to start saving now!

Skylark Creative: Web Design Agency

Over the past few years Booking Live have formed a successful partnership with the web design agency Skylark Creative. We employ Skylark’s web design expertise when undergoing website work that our clients have requested. One of their team was even kind enough to attend our Booking Live event back in September where they gave a great talk about the work they do. You can view a slideshow version of the presentation on Slideshare. If you’re interested in creating a website or updating an existing one contact us today. We can make sure your Booking Live system is seamlessly integrated within your company’s website to ensure your brand identity is secured as well as increasing online bookings and sales.

DataKom: Communications Providers

As online booking providers we’re all too familiar with the problems technology businesses can face, but we’ve definitely found reliable providers in DataKom. DataKom have been particularly helpful in accommodating our HQ moves throughout the years, sending out engineers to install new lines around a time that suited us.

Why Do I Need to Know All of This?

We’ll admit aspects such as our communication providers may not have a direct link to your online booking system but without all these “behind the scenes” suppliers we wouldn’t be able to deliver as great a service as we do. Metaphorically speaking it takes a lot of small cogs to run a big machine. We’re sharing these insights with you to provide a full understanding of how we work here at Booking Live. If you have any queries or if you’re one of our current suppliers and you’d be interested in featuring in a “Behind the Scenes” piece then please contact caitlin@bookinglive.




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