Alchemy Systems specializes in providing enterprise IT solutions, services and support to small and medium businesses in the UK. Alchemy Systems identified an opportunity to deliver greater value to its clients by launching a range of hosted cloud services, and sought a reliable, flexible platform to support the new initiative. Developed a versatile cloud platform, based on virtualized IBM System x 3650 class servers and the IBM Storwize V7000 that supports a variety of hosted services, offered on a full SaaS basis. Supported considerable business growth, estimated to be worth approximately 500,000. Delivers considerable ease-of-management, enabling a team of four people to manage some 2,500 virtual servers.