Is your enterprise IT at the crossroads?

23rd November 2017

There is a wholesale cultural and technological shift taking place in enterprise IT. Companies are waking up to the reality that they can no longer let legacy systems dictate the pace of change needed to remain competitive. CTOs, CIOs and IT Managers are no longer seen as heading up expensive cost centers. They are the […]

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Tier 2 showcased in latest IDC Partner Spotlight

25th January 2016

  Today sees the publication of a specially commissioned Partner Spotlight (sponsored by Red Hat) looking at Innovative Approaches to Partner Transformation. The new Red Hat sponsored spotlight highlights the innovative approach taken by Tier 2 Consulting in a revolutionary Partner-to-Partner (P2P) initiative, where complementing skills from three separate Red Hat partners are blended across […]

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Managing middleware just got a whole lot easier

14th December 2015

As 2016 approaches and your operational reviews focus on how to “do more for less”, we thought you’d be interested to know that all new Red Hat JBoss Middleware subscriptions and renewals now include the Red Hat® JBoss® Operations Network (JON) as standard. This includes the Red Hat® Enterprise Application Platform (EAP), Fuse ESB and the […]

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Still the only Red Hat Middleware Solutions Premier Partner in the UK and Ireland

9th June 2015

Last month saw the renewal of our Premier Partner accreditation – making Tier 2 Consulting the first and still the only Middleware Solutions Premier Partner in the UK & Ireland for Red Hat. This is pleasing on two fronts – firstly it reinforces our status as the go-to Red Hat Partner for middleware solutions in […]

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Making (JBoss Middleware) hay whilst the sun shone

16th October 2014

Summertime in the UK & Ireland has been pretty good this year weather-wise and whilst some holiday time was allowed from Tier 2 towers, the team were flat out working hard helping to make a number of JBoss Middleware applications accelerate, integrate and automate business processes for appreciative clients. A packed program of carefully scheduled […]

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Tier 2 Consulting becomes the first Red Hat Premier Middleware Partner

30th May 2014

We are delighted to announce that Tier 2 Consulting has become the first Premier JBoss Middleware Business Partner for the UK and Ireland, achieving the highest Red Hat partner accreditation possible. This accreditation demonstrates Tier 2’s proven capabilities in working with its clients to improve business processes, innovate faster and deliver more for less. When […]

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Tier 2 duo voted top trainers in Red Hat JBoss Middleware

24th February 2014

As  the UK and Ireland’s only dedicated Red Hat Advanced Middleware Partner supporting enterprise and community users of Red Hat JBoss Middleware, we are thrilled that our expertise has been recognised with a brace of training awards from the Red Hat EMEA Training team. Two of our leading JBoss consultants, both Certified JBoss Application Administrators, […]

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Time to light the Fuse

13th February 2014

As a JBoss Advanced Business Partner, we’re looking forward to delivering a number of Red Hat JBoss Fuse projects this year and wanted to share a couple of educational videos with you, taken from a Fuse Meetup day held in Norway recently. Red Hat® JBoss® Fuse is an open source enterprise service bus (ESB). The […]

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Tier 2 helps Lloyd’s of London deliver “SmartForms” initiative

11th September 2013

Lloyd’s – the world’s leading specialist insurance market – has released SmartForms, providing insurance brokers with a platform to capture data and create an MRC (Market Reform Contract) wherever they are.  As a result of using the solution, the broker will have access to a document in a format they require (Word, PDF etc.) as well […]

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Module Dependencies in JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6

13th June 2013

In this second article on JBoss modules, Ian Page, Senior Consultant at Tier 2 Consulting, takes a closer look at module dependencies. Last time you saw how JBoss treats a deployment (in that case, a JAR file) as a module, and how you could create a dependency on it.  In this article I’ll cover some […]

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The JBoss Application Server, JBoss AS, is now called Wildfly!

2nd May 2013

Why ?  JBoss AS was renamed to reduce confusion between the JBoss Application Server project, the JBoss Community and the Red Hat JBoss product line.When the JBoss Application Server project was launched in 1999, no one would have ever guessed at how successful the project would become. Today, JBoss represents one of the finest Java […]

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How can there still be a technical skills gap in 2013?

15th January 2013

Andy Kennedy, Managing Director, Tier 2 Consulting Back in 2008 we saw the world hit with the worst economic crisis in living memory. Four years on and we are all still experiencing heavy austerity measures and one of the most severe recessions to date. According to the Office for National Statistics, levels of unemployment stood […]

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Exari chooses Tier 2 Consulting to deliver patient records system

5th December 2012

Tier 2 Consulting, Hertfordshire’s leading web application consultancy, has been appointed by Exari as its certified system integration partner to create and develop a world leading patient records system for Dutch Healthcare specialist Esdege-Heron Daal. Esdégé-Reigersdaal, based in northern Holland, provides services to people with disabilities and offers support to children, youths and adults with […]

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Lloyd’s Broker tasks Tier 2 to overhaul document systems

1st November 2012

In recent years, the insurance industry has seen a number of significant changes in terms of the amount of technical information required by underwriters. Developments in web technology have allowed the industry as a whole to operate on a more professional and cost effective basis that has led to many benefits for underwriters, brokers and […]

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Tier 2 Create Dedicated JBoss Middleware Consultancy Practice

31st October 2012

It has been predicted by industry experts that around 30% of the middleware market will be made up of ‘paid for’ Open Source Software by 2015. In fact, a survey carried out by 451 Research alongside North Bridge Venture Partners and Black Duck Software on The Future of Open Source Software showed that almost a […]

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JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6: The Verdict

26th September 2012

Ian Page, Senior Consultant at Tier 2 Consulting gives us his thoughts on the latest JBoss platform The new JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 (JBoss EAP6) was launched in June 2012, with the aim of providing an easy-to-manage solution, designed to help enterprises build applications and ease gently into the cloud. At Tier 2 Consulting […]

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Beauty and Brains Essential for Enterprise Applications

14th September 2012

Think of enterprise software and very few times will you think of looks, or at least that was the case until recently. In the past the software was built purely for functionality, as something that would be reliable. Over recent years, however, there has become a greater emphasis on not only the quality of the […]

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The business benefits of responsive Web design

24th August 2012

Being a specialist web enterprise development agency we understand that just going on websites from your home or work computers has become a bit of a thing of the past. We all want to see modern websites everywhere we go and fast. The UK’s usage of different mobile devices is constantly evolving, which poses a […]

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Five selects Tier 2 Consulting

1st June 2011

Tier 2 Consulting, the specialist web development company based in Hertford, has been appointed by five, the UK’s fifth terrestrial channel, to support and develop Libra, their legacy IT system providing programme, contract, rights and budget management functionality. Five appointed Tier 2 following a series of scoping meetings and the completion a structured Support Take-on […]

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