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Architecting your Cloud Journey

Special secrets to architecting your Cloud Journey

Creating a strong and reliable cloud architecture is essential for long-term IT and enterprise success. Unfortunately, many cloud architectures are constructed haphazardly over several years, failing to meet the demands imposed by rapidly evolving technologies and business requirements. Here are three vital steps to plan ahead for the journey, whether you’re building your first cloud […]

Three vital steps to Cloud Migration ExceptionUK

Three vital steps to Cloud Migration

All packed for your Cloud Migration journey? Failure to prepare properly may also endanger and delay your organisation’s move to the cloud, reducing all the fantastic benefits of transferring your infrastructure and applications to this brave new world. These include faster provisioning times, reduced software development lifecycles, lower IT infrastructure costs and greater future agility […]

AWS Select Consulting Partner

Exception recognised as AWS Select Consulting Partner

As part of the AWS global partner programme, Exception is recognised as a leading digital technology and consulting business, leveraging Amazon Web Services to build cutting-edge digital solutions and services for our customers. Exception provides digital solutions that help customers of all sizes design, architect, build, migrate, and manage their workloads and applications on AWS. […]

Why aren't your legacies on the cloud yet? ExceptionUK

Why aren’t your legacies on the cloud yet?

Hold onto your hats! One of the most essential documents revealing the importance of integrating legacies with the power of the cloud has been published by Exception. Its launch comes at a time when digital core transformation in the financial sector is a sizzling hot topic on the technology roadmaps of CIOs and Heads of […]

Why Scotland can become a ‘TechSuperHub’

Why Scotland can become a ‘TechSuperHub’

“Let’s tell the world about what’s terrific about technology in Scotland – and while we’re at it, let’s get our next generation of workers enthused about the possibilities the sector offers” – Scott McGlinchey, CEO at Exception. Surely the timing is right – if not significantly overdue – for Scotland to gather together its abundance […]

Clouds Solutions ExceptionUK

5 reasons why you should cure your legacy application headaches

Regardless of how your current situation came to be, the thought of tackling any major upgrade or migration can be intimidating. The fear of breaking a business-critical application can paralyse an organisation. However, if managed effectively, downtime could be minimal, and your business could be released from the shackles of the countless workarounds you’ve become […]

Converging Business & Technology ExceptionUK

Global software giant backs Exception as its first Scottish Headquartered partner

Edinburgh-headquartered Exception is focused on delivering the NowPlatform to help digitally enable organisations across UK. ServiceNow’s cloud-based platform provides the capability for anyone to innovate with a user-friendly, full stack of developer tools and the ability to develop faster with readily available customisable application templates. Scott McGlinchey, CEO of Exception said “We are extremely excited […]

Banking on Digital Transformation ExceptionUK

Banking on Digital Transformation

How Can Banks Become Winners in a Digital World? Many of our banking customers have an acute realisation of the challenge of digitisation and are pursuing transformation strategies to better position their businesses to compete in a rapidly changing world. Digital transformation doesn’t only concern digitising the front-end and the primary ways customers interact with […]

Exceptional commitment to the community - Children In Need

Exceptional commitment to the community

This year we are pleased to announce Exception has pledged to support BBC’s Children in Need.  But that’s not all, we have also implemented a new policy to enable all staff to take an additional day of annual-leave to do charitable work in their local communities! Whether, taking part in a charity race or helping […]