Global Entertainment Company


  • Provide 3rd line support to existing broadcast applications
  • Extend broadcast applications to support new business requirements
  • Provide strategic planning for the consolidation of existing applications server</div>


This top 100 company came to First Lead initially to cover the temporary absence of their existing developer. This was towards the end of 2002.

First Lead were able to place a Lotus Notes/Domino developer on-site within 1 day. Although only an short-term 2 week engagement, based on the performance of the First Lead consultant, the company requested that First Lead be retained.

Support and Extend Broadcast Applications

This company relies on multiple applications to support their broadcast systems across the global. First Lead provided daily support to the applications, including server maintenance, network performance and data integrity. Over the last 4 years, First Lead has also undertaken further enhancements to the bespoke applications, enabling this entertainment giant to extend the support of the applications to new channels and territories.

Strategic Planning - Server Consolidation

This company is always planning for the replacement of their infrastructure. Key to this planning is the replacement of servers. When they wanted to reduce their dependancy on physical hardware, they turn to First Lead for an overview of who they might achieve this goal.

After reviewing the companies current global infrastructure, First Lead provided an in-depth written report on the choices that they faced, and the benefits which could be achieved by moving to the virtual hardware platform.

After due consideration, the company has now started to move production and test servers to the virtual hardware platform, and in doing so has already realised a substantial saving due to the non-replacement of server hardware.

This particular contract is an excellent example of how First Lead chooses to engage in a long-term relationship with it's customers, providing all the services they expect, at the quality they demand. We're with you every step of the way.

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