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Business Consulting

Cymbalstream provides a wide variety of consulting services to meet all your business needs

Management Consulting

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With the ever increasing pressures of managing your IT, it is sometimes challenging to take a step back and look to the future – what does your business need in order to increase its productivity or effectiveness? How can you redeploy existing equipment cost effectively and expand to accommodate new systems? Our consultants are experienced in designing, presenting and executing IT strategies based on logical roadmaps. However should you require our IT Roadmap and It Strategy skills then you ca rest assured that our consultants can deliver this for you having held senior level Management positions prior to joining us.

Our management consulting teams have successfully assisted clients in IT cost reduction strategies, infrastructure cost benchmarking as well as the creation of business case studies to justify network expansion as well as the benefits of redeploying existing elements of infrastructure where possible to offset new equipment costs. At Cymbalstream we can help integrate the IT and business side of your operations, by demonstrating the value to your users of the IT systems in place, through training, board presentations or managing user acceptance.


Change Management

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Change management is often an area that is overlooked; however, the inability to manage change effectively can be both costly and damaging to your business. At Cymbalstream we recognise this and ensure that standardised methods and procedures are used for effective and efficient handling of all changes to controlled IT infrastructure, in order to minimise the impact of any related incidents following change. Changes in your IT infrastructure will as a result legislative changes, or proactively from seeking improved efficiency and effectiveness in order to enable business initiatives.

Business Intelligence (BI) Reporting

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Cymbalstream offers an extensive range of Business Intelligence (BI) services to enable customers to maximize their data. Our doctrine is to focus on business issues and provide capabilities ranging from strategy and analysis, tools and design, right the way through to solutions and implementation. Using our simple 3 step methodology, we will help you build a robust and scalable BI architecture tailored to your business. This service is imperative for businesses that:

  • Require a BI Infrastructure to support their business needs
  • Need to maximise return on their current BI solution set
  • Require a BI Roadmap for future investment in BI solutions

The simple 3 step process indicated below which our consultants will undertake can help you to realise your vision for BI:

  • Gather: Helping you to define your vision, business goals and requirements
  • Identify: Defining your BI strategy
  • Roadmap: Documenting and presenting your framework to success

Assessments & Bench Marking

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At Cymbalstream our specialist consultants are able to assist you with a variety of Assessment or Benchmarking exercises. Whether you require an assessment report written to determine how your Datacentre conforms to current industry best practices and new legislation around carbon emissions or a Benchmark exercise to determine how your IT expenditure compares to your industry peers than Cymbalstream can help you find what you are looking for.


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With the ever increasing number of regulations facing institutions, particularly in the finance sector, it is good to know that there is a company out there who can help walk you through the processes that you need to follow from an IT standpoint to make sure that your organisation will meet the required regulations without too much stress.

Cymbalstream is experienced in helping organisations ranging from blue chip software houses through to financial institutions where we have been able to assist with managing and implementing controls that meet the regulatory requirements of Companies Act, FSA, Sarbanes Oxley and MiFID. As an ever evolving topic Cymbalstream will be there for all your future regulatory requirements.


Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity

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Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity (BC) are of paramount importance in protecting your business from the unknown. In today’s world of ever increasing terrorist threats, what would you do if the unspeakable were to happen to your business, or what if a critical server were to fail and you lose not just the application but the data associated with it? Our solution suite will ensure that if your business were to suffer from an external threat, your data would be protected and easily restored. We also have solutions to protect your data at a local level in real time so that any outage, should it occur, will not cause major gaps in your data stacks after restoration.

Also, at a business level, we can create working DR and BC plans and procedures to ensure that your teams will know exactly what to do and how to go about carrying on with “business as usual” activities if DR needed to be invoked.

Areas of specialisation

Business Intelligence

Helping you choose the correct solution, or obtain the most from an existing installation

Design and implementation of IT Infrastructure

We help organisations to cut costs, improve service availability and increase productivity.

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Solution designed and implemented

Cost Reduction

Both within your IT and telecommunication networks