Ipes was founded in 1998 & pioneered a specialist approach to fund administration within the European Private Equity market. Their team of 260 people from 5 European Offices works with 188 clients and provides administration and depositary oversight to $158 billion assets for 368 funds. With an annual turnover in 2016 of £25.3 million.
Ipes had developed a custom business application, which they wanted to deploy to the Azure cloud.
Azure was a new platform for them, so they wanted to check all the settings & processes to set up their infrastructure correctly.
Timescales were tight for the project.
Being in the financial services sector, having robust security settings was a paramount concern for them.