Why choose Grey Matter?

Cloud services | Developer solutions | Support | Licensing

We drive business growth for our customers by providing cloud based solutions, development tools and services to help your business thrive

We know how

5 Benefits of working with Grey Matter

Our Focus. Our business is entirely built around supporting the needs of developers, application builders and independent software vendors. We are independent and impartial.
Licensing As A Service. We take care of the complicated world of software licensing and renewals, so you can spend the time being amazing.
Microsoft Direct and Indirect. Our GMCirrus™ platform gives you all the control you need to buy and maintain subscriptions and resources. GMCirrusView™, our cost management platform, helps prevent nasty surprises at the end of the month.
Grey Matter Services. On hand to advise on, support and service all of your cloud requirements and needs.
Regular Events. We work with a range of partners to deliver hacks and workshops to help our customers make the most of modern tools and development platforms.

A Tailored, Impartial Service

We were setup by developers for developers and so understand the business demands that ISVs and Application builders face, as well as your technical and go-to-market requirements. Not only can we provide you with the right software and cloud modernisation services for your needs, our team are knowledgeable and are here to help.

Our customers know that if they have a question or need support, they will be dealing directly with a member of the team who will ensure that they get the best service.

We have all the platforms and accreditations that you would expect from an Indirect CSP provider but with Grey Matter you get so much more.

  • Dedicated account management
  • A helpful voice at the end of the phone no “press one for sales”
  • Unique Azure Cost Management platform “GMCirrus View™”
  • Exclusive ISV only licensing schemes
  • International focus with EMEA footprint

As Grey Matter has grown, we have brought together specialist teams focused on specific products and solutions, increasing the level of service that we provide and ensuring that communication remains personal and informed. These specialist teams include; Development, Cloud Services, Business productivity, Mobile Technology, Education, Mapping and ISVs.

Case studies

From Legacy to Cloud
Vardells Case Study
Legacy to Cloud

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Visia Case Study
IaaS to PaaS

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Custom Azure

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Visia Case Study
Email migration

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Wherever you are on your business journey, Grey Matter can help

We support ISV’s in two main ways–from a commercial perspective and from a technical one.

Commercial

We have a deep understanding about what our ISV’s need to succeed. We can support and help to get your product to market, no matter what the size of your business.

Licensing

CSP—Azure, Office 365, Dynamics 365 and Visual Studio subscriptions for you and your end users. Manage these yourself at any time, on GMCirrus, our cloud platform.
SPLA—license the latest eligible Microsoft software products for hosted software and services.
ISV Royalty—embed Microsoft software into your on-prem solution.

Enablement

We provide training, workshops, hands-on events, webinars, live labs and demos throughout the year. We’ll help you to attain your accreditations to ensure you get the rebates you deserve. Our specialists are here to free up your time.

Go to Market

Sell your cloud-based apps on our bespoke Marketplace, GMCirrus. You can manage your customers’ licences and billing. If your solution is eligible, you could utilise our channel to sell to our customer base. We’ll also help you sell on Microsoft’s Azure Marketplace and App Source. We provide marketing collateral and advice to help you get the word out. Telemarketing team—follow up on leads, open conversations, promote events and offers.

GMCirrusView™ Cost Management Tool

Technical

  1. Analyse—Our partner managers will discuss your project and set up a technical scoping call with you and our services team to discuss what you want to achieve, what you have, and any existing limitations.
  2. Design—When we have worked with you to find your best option, we’ll design a plan and get to work.
  3. Proof of concept—We will help implement the solution. This may be a migration, deployment or build. Our solution architects will deliver and/or support you.
  4. Test—We'll provide testing solutions and services to help to ensure that your application will run successfully once live. You can utilise our help desk for any technical issues or queries.
  5. Deliver—We can help you launch your app into the cloud through SaaS, PaaS or IaaS.
  6. Support—Once your project is off the ground and in the cloud, we’ll continue to support you on your journey. We provide training, workshops, hands-on events, webinars, live labs and demos throughout the year. We’ll help you to attain your accreditations to ensure you get the rebates you deserve. Our specialists are here to free up your time.

What services do we offer?

At Grey Matter Services we offer you a range of transformational migration, re-architecture and security services that will help your business achieve and exceed its goals.

  • Solution design and cloud adoption roadmap
  • 24x7 technical support, health checks and compliance
  • Infrastructure and application migration/deployment
  • Hybrid infrastructure and identity integration
  • Database migration
  • Backup and disaster recovery
  • Infrastructure, data and user security
  • Dev/test environments
  • Admin and end user training
  • Application design and re- architecture for cloud and mobile
  • Cognitive and AI integration
  • Application delivery
  • Mapping and geolocation solutions

Contact our dedicated ISV team

Sally Green

ISV Team Lead

sallyg@greymatter.com

UK | 01364 655 140

EMEA | + 353 (01) 566 7508