PCI compliance and FCA regulatory requirements demand that systems and customer communications are secure, robust and traceable at all times. We understand that when you have a fiduciary duty to your clients, you cannot cut corners with IT.
As one of the most skilled providers of IT solutions, IT support and Managed IT services and with a reputation for trust and reliability, BlackStone Associates' IT Services are the first choice for IT Services for financial services.
We offer IT Support & IT Services throughout London and the surrounding areas - covering all of South East England and are experienced in applying specialist technology solutions for Asset Management, Insurance, Hedge Fund & Private Equity firms
The financial services sector is an increasingly regulated environment where earning trust, demonstrating integrity and transparency, and innovating to keep pace with the ever evolving environment are critical.
Our IT services and IT solutions are designed specifically around your needs and above all, we always deliver - always aiming to exceed our customers' expectations.
BlackStone Associates understands FCA Regulated businesses often have a high dependence on IT to make sure they can work smoothly and seamlessly across diverse locations, without interruption or compromising on reliability and confidentiality.
In addition to the security threats all businesses face, financial services also have to deal with governance requirements, regulatory compliance and risk. We have therefore designed flexible IT solutions that align with your business needs.
Our financial clients, who have anything from 1 to 500 users, require services ranging from straight forward desktop support to fully managed IT services, including Network Design, Cyber Security, Disaster Recovery, Data Centre Hosting, System Relocation and Telecoms.
Using a bespoke IT solution improves the overall efficiency of your technology network, allowing you to meet investor expectations and stringent financial regulatory demands.
How BlackStone Associates can help your organisation:
Multi-site & Remote Working:
Allow your remote sites & mobile workforce to simultaneously access files, documents & key data in real-time from geographically diverse locations.
We deliver industry best converged communications capabilities: strong, adaptable networks, high security and reliability, and smooth unified communications (audio, video & file sharing) to maximise employee efficiency.
Reduced IT costs:
Consolidating support contracts and simplifying your IT by centralising systems reduces the daily running costs of your IT infrastructure.
Pro-active support and monitoring to ensure your IT systems are running at optimum efficiency 24/7, making sure you can always depend on fully operational, resilient IT systems that minimise downtime and maximise performance.
Improved Business Agility:
Achieved through scalable IT support and services enabling 24x7 system availability, faster server application and desktop deployments.
Security & Compliance:
By implementing encryption and other security measures such as anti-phishing and email archiving, we help maintain the security of all your data, wherever and however it is stored.
Our scalable IT services allows for unprecedented flexibility, allowing you to "pay-as-you-grow". This allows us to expand your IT systems as you grow without any interruption to your existing service.
Knowledge & Expertise:
Through our experience and vCIO services, we act as your trusted technology advisor and partner by understanding and identifying your business challenges and recommending technology solutions that can help.
We can provide responsive 24/7 remote & onsite IT support in varying packages catered to the needs for different businesses.
We can help your business design, deploy and manage a cloud solution, enabling you to save IT costs and gain scalability.
Our Networking services enable your business to reduce operating costs, boost network performance for business critical applications.
We can help you to assess, plan, design, build & manage corporate and guest wireless networks which are fast, reliable & secure.
Safeguard your data and ensure compliance with our security solutions covering endpoint, email, firewalls, authentication & APT.
We offer a full turnkey cabling solution - from simple office expansions to complete commercial office refits and fitouts.
We provide a range of managed hosting services including server configuration, maintenance, security, storage & virtualisation.
We can provide hosted & cloud based PBX telephony with a range of capabilities and potentially significantly lower call costs.
Our project management services enable organisations to deliver desired and optimum IT outcomes aligned with business goals.
Our DR & back up service provides continuous replication of critical applications, infrastructure, data and systems for rapid recovery.
Gain new business by optimising your online presence to rank high on search engines and drive traffic to your website to gain new leads.
Custom designed, responsive and market focused websites. Either fully content managed or run on a Content Management System.