Case Studies

ERP and CRM Cloud Technologies at Expressair Aviation Group

Project Background

MAAS Aviation is a privately owned Irish registered company, which for more than 25 years has provided and continues to provide high quality aircraft painting and refurbishment services to over 200 aircraft operators and airlines worldwide from dedicated aircraft painting hangars located in  the Netherlands, Germany and the US. The company is based in Co. Dublin and employs over 100 staff across all locations.  MAAS Aviation has implemented a visualised private cloud environment and Sage ERP solution to give the company a complete view of the business, trade in Multi Currencies and deliver services reliably and securely from a common platform.

“With a significant growth in our business and with geographically dispersed sites in 4 countries, we needed an efficient and cost-effective technology solution to share critical information between our offices, manage application deployment and trade in multi currencies with the least effort and cost,” explains Tim MacDougald, Managing Director at MAAS Aviation Group. “Most importantly the solution had to be robust, secure and scalable to manage the financial and management information within the group.”

 

Solution

MAAS Aviation selected Enclave Technologies, a Microsoft Business Partner, to provide consultation, installation, implementation, training and on-going support services.

Enclave used Microsoft’s Azure’s platform with the comfort and reliability of knowing MAAS Aviation’s future needs are scalable, secure and available 365/24/7 and any issues that might occur are resolved professionally and speedily by Enclave’s expert team of cloud and system consultants.

In addition, MAAS Aviation have the knowledge and comfort that their data is stored in an Irish data centre owned and operated by the world’s leading IT provider of Cloud solutions.

The consultation and seamless implementation was carried out by Enclave’s team resulting in minimum downtime and with knowledge that all aspects of support for the business critical applications and underlying infrastructure can be centrally supported by Enclave.   

The solution virtualised MAAS Aviation existing infrastructure to host; the Sage 200 system, all files, Adobe and Internet access and leverages Office 365 for office productivity.  The company is now able to roll out the latest platforms for users and MAAS Aviation’s own specific applications centrally.

 

Results

MAAS Aviation is finding the reporting element of the solution to be very efficient and helpful in running the business. “We wanted the most reliable, reputable technology on which to build a future-proofed system for the company and we got that.” concludes Tim. “We now have the system that we were looking for at a relatively low cost of ownership that will support our future plans.”

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“We now have the system that we were looking for at a relatively low cost of ownership that will support our future plans.”