Moore Blatch has 4 UK offices and ambitious plans to increase its 330-strong legal team. With specialist fields, plus individual and corporate legal divisions, technology plays a huge part in helping them meet targets. Now, a secure IaaS and O365 is helping drive commercial success and meet compliance targets. 

Developing a high-performance, stable system, will help staff get more done”, said David Thompson, Partner at Moore Blatch. “And, in turn, it will help us provide the best client service possible.”

A fresh perspective

OCSL’s interactive Enablement Workshops helped our experts build a full picture of this busy legal firm’s existing workloads. With this insight, we then carefully designed a Hybrid Cloud solution to flex and grow with their business. Storage tiers, disk speed and size were carefully analysed and sized. Equally, important was security. Best-of-breed firewalls were installed to prevent any breach of client data. Busy legal staff needed to do more, faster, and with more control. Their previous email system was causing issues on an almost daily basis.

We identified O365 would give staff the reliability and flexibility they needed. A Mimecast unified email management system, provided an additional layer of security. With our robust testing programme, we ensured data and systems were quickly migrated to OCSL’s own secure, stable data centre without issue.


A better answer

Their new IaaS is already paying dividends. Before Moore Blatch even knew there was a problem, our powerful antivirus solution, spotted, then safely isolated malicious code.

From our resilient IaaS platform provided from our UK Data Centre, Moore Blatch is now fully in control. And can be confident data won’t leave the UK. Disaster recovery, Backup and dual site availability all provide a further level of reassurance and stability.

Previously, an unreliable email system gave legal teams daily headaches. Now, staff have the stability they need. They can reliably access email, applications and case management files, wherever and whenever they are working.

With IaaS, systems are on-demand, scalable and always available.  Instead of battling with issues, staff can use every second productively. They can maximise billable hours and, in turn, boost profitability. 

Moore Blatch is now in a much stronger position to move forward with digital transformation. They can begin to consider how to adopt Public Cloud and decrease time-to-market, whilst keeping data and systems highly secure.


  • Higher personal productivity & collaboration
  • Greater security, stability, control & compliance
  • Solid foundation for innovation

Staff can achieve more than ever. We can start to adopt modern technologies and scale our IaaS to match our ambitious growth plans

David Thompson


Moore Blatch, Award-winning UK Legal Firm

Hybrid Cloud Case Study Overview

Create a secure, stable platform for growth

Hybrid Cloud (IaaS & O365)

    Technology & Solution overview

    IaaS & O365 design, migration & build

    IaaS Services include:

    • Storage-as-a-Service
    • Backup-as-a Service
    • Network-as-a-Service
    • Dual Site Availability
    • Disaster Recovery


    Best-in-breed perimeter firewall

    Support Services

    Systems management & monitoring

    Data Centre

    • Government OFFICIAL
    • Supplier-N3/HSCN Supplier
    • G-Cloud Supplier
    • Cyber Essentials + IASME
    • ISO 27001, 20000, 27018 & 9001