Data handling challenges and software solutions

1st December 2018

Metering provider EDMI Europe won a major contract that involved supplying communication hub devices and service management to a major communications service provider, and supporting secure data transfer between smart meters, in-home display devices, and energy suppliers. The is part of the UK’s smart meter roll-out program. To support an estimated 10 million devices over […]

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IBM acquires Red Hat for $34 billion

29th November 2018

At the end of October 2018, tech giant IBM made a surprise move and purchased open-source software vendor Red Hat for 34 billion USD. This is the largest deal IBM have made in their 107-year history as well as the second largest tech acquisition of all time! This week we look at what the future […]

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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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Enlightenment from the Red Hat EMEA Partner Conference

26th June 2017

  Last week I was a delegate at the Red Hat EMEA Partner Conference in Frankfurt, spending quality time with senior Red Hat product managers, marketing VPs and fellow partners from across the region. Three days of visioning, tech updates, product roadmaps, knowledge sharing and contextualising the changing face of enterprise IT. And what change […]

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Tier 2 launch the OpenShift Kickstarter Program – apply now!

19th May 2017

        If your organisation is looking to create an agile DevOps environment to accelerate application delivery, then the OpenShift Kickstarter Program is the ideal way to explore the potential. The Red Hat OpenShift Container Management Platform utilises Docker images and Kubernetes orchestration to build, scale and manage applications in the cloud – […]

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Middleware Containers on OpenShift moves DevOps closer

4th May 2017

Many software teams are moving toward containers, albeit not at the same rate.  The organizations making the most progress are those who focus on containerizing applications mainly to take advantage of microservices and portability across public, private and hybrid clouds.  Businesses moving at a slower rate are concerned about running business-critical apps in the cloud […]

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Suite Treats – Working with Data in JBoss BPM

6th April 2017

So you’re using Red Hat’s JBoss BPM Suite to design business processes? But you don’t just want a pretty diagram: you want business processes that actually work – and work with real data! That means figuring out how to: save your process instance data in a database; pass data in and out of forms make […]

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Three years in a (premier) league of our own.

13th March 2017

    Great news – we’ve just received confirmation that our Red Hat Premier Partner status is renewed, marking three successive years as the only Middleware Solutions  Business Partner in the UK and Ireland with this level of accredited technical expertise. Having validated skills in the deployment and use of Red Hat JBoss technologies means […]

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Mobile applications – Move With Us Case Study

31st January 2017

          “Tier 2 Consulting have created mobile applications that deliver operational efficiencies, build trust and leverage our data intelligence to the benefit of all parties. These apps are a perfect example of how we continually strive to do property, properly™.”  Ben Greco, Managing Director Move With Us wanted to ‘externalise’ their […]

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JBoss Developers are not just for Christmas

20th December 2016

Thinking about buying-in JBoss Technical Services or Consultancy skills in the New Year? Great, but here’s some reflective, festive food for thought. The Red Hat Partner Program puts validated technical skills at the heart of the process. So there is a big, tangible difference between companies you might be considering that come with little or […]

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Tier 2 Consulting builds on its Premier Partnership with Red Hat

17th June 2016

We are delighted to announce the continuation of our Red Hat Premier Partner accreditation – which maintains Tier 2’s position within the partner ecosystem as the only Middleware Solutions Premier Partner in the UK & Ireland. Our focus on Red Hat JBoss Middleware solutions and the subscription support provided to new and longstanding clients is […]

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Search Consultancy selects Tier 2 ARENA to aid contract management and reporting

16th May 2016

Search Consultancy first opened for business in Glasgow in 1987, shortly followed by offices in Edinburgh and Dunfermline. From 2000 onwards the business spread south of the border to Manchester and Crawley and is now established as a nationwide recruitment company with 13 offices, a turnover in excess of £156 million and over 600 employees. […]

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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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Mutually rewarding partnerships

31st July 2014

Last week we received our new Red Hat Premier Middleware Business Partner logo for use across our marketing communication materials. It’s fair to say that in general terms, many resellers and integrators don’t do themselves any favours with a culture of ‘badge collecting’ – spurred on by vendors keen to have an army of ‘experts’ […]

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What we heard at the Red Hat Forum last month

1st July 2014

The UK leg of the Red Hat Forum rolled into London last month (19th June), taking over the Mermaid Theatre & Conference Centre near Blackfriars Bridge. Over 500 delegates gathered for keynotes and product insights from the senior management teams and Forum sponsors. Tier 2 Consulting chose the Forum to announce our Premier Middleware Partner […]

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Tier 2 sponsors London leg of Red Hat EMEA Forum

13th May 2014

Tier 2 Consulting are delighted to announce that we are an official sponsor of the London leg of the Red Hat EMEA Forum – arriving in the UK on the 19th June at the Mermaid Theatre near Blackfriars. We’re looking forward to revealing exciting news about our partnership status with Red Hat EMEA and meeting […]

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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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Tier 2 Tasked to Modernise Technology Systems at Croton Stokes Wilson Ltd

16th January 2013

When leading Lloyd’s Broker, Croton Stokes Wilson Ltd, was looking to modernise its client facing systems to save time and cut cost they approached Tier 2 Consulting after a recommendation from a colleague. The Tier 2 team’s experience in developing successful custom solutions for interaction between insurance agents and underwriters, and their efficiencies in delivering […]

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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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Tier 2 Consulting University Sponsorship is covered in the Stevenage Advertiser

11th January 2013

We are delighted to announce that our recent sponsorship agreement with the University of Hertfordshire has been covered by The Stevenage Advertiser. As a Stevenage based business we are extremely proud to be supporting the University and we firmly believe in helping people to enter our sector.

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