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Lightsout Computer Services Limited

Lightsout Computer Services is an information technology (IT) products and services provider specializing in standard and custom management solutions for industry sectors including higher education, estate management, local government, public sector, and general services. Since 1993, Lightsout has supplied solutions, consulting, and outsourced and managed services for many organizations throughout the UK and Europe.

Lightsout depends upon the reliability and scalability of HP OpenVMS systems to meet the needs of their clients, whether their budgets are large or economically constrained. Lightsout is an authorized reseller of HP products.

» Lightsout CORONA—an integrated service management solution
» Lightsout professional services—a complete range of IT services

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Lightsout CORONA

Integrity server ready
AlphaServer system ready

CORONA, the Lightsout flagship product suite, is a scaleable and modular integrated service management solution comprising financial management, service management, work management, contract management, and costing, all tailored for the general service industry. CORONA includes the functionality of Cognos business intelligence tools, and enables data analysis, data integration, event management, and scorecarding. These capabilities improve productivity, increase performance, and maximize return on investment.

Key features:

  • Automated movement tracking and auditing
  • Billing scheduling and escalation
  • Budget estimation with multi-currency capabilities
  • Call history and monitoring
  • Dynamic user interfaces with graphical reporting
  • Full asset inventories with comprehensive histories
  • Knowledge bases and search engines
  • Resource management
  • Risk assessment and hazard monitoring
  • Sales invoicing
  • Service-level agreement management
  • Stock control, pricing, and management
  • Supplier product and pricing
  • Task scheduling
  • Web self-service and alert notifications
  • Work order dispatch, monitoring, and scheduling

HP OpenVMS systems are an ideal platform for deploying Lightsout CORONA software, because of the reliability and security that OpenVMS is known for. In addition, the scalability of OpenVMS systems, with the OpenVMS Integrity server line ranging from single-processor servers to systems with 128 processing cores, and the excellent OpenVMS clustering capability, ensure an infrastructure that can match the growth of a rapidly expanding services organization.

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Lightsout professional services

Integrity server ready

Lightsout offers a complete range of IT services from outsourced and managed operational services like call centers and service desks, to professional consulting and systems integration. The objective of Lightsout professional services is to release clients from the burden that IT provides, to the level they desire. To achieve this goal, Lightsout provides the building blocks for efficient service delivery, a positive customer experience, and ultimately, a positive return on the client's investment.

Key services and expertise:

  • Call center services
  • Service desk
  • Supply chain management
  • Application hosting
  • Cabling (documentation includes 15-year certifications)
  • IT consultancy
  • Networking
  • Performance monitoring
  • Project control and management
  • Software development
  • Systems installation, integration, and migration
  • Systems security

Testimony to Lightsout's successful alliance with HP is evident in its decision to deploy HP OpenVMS systems for the Smart School Scheme. This management solution was tailored to meet the core needs of educational institutions by streamlining the administration of client problems with truancy, security, and distribution of free cafeteria meals by providing school administrators with accurate pupil information. The reliable and user-friendly solution developed by Lightsout was integrated seamlessly with existing technologies and HP OpenVMS systems, and daily management is easily handled by the client.

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» HP OpenVMS Systems application status report

Company contact

Lightsout Computer Services Limited
The Data Centre
Leicester Road
LE17 4HD
Tel: +44-0-870-727-4343
Fax: +44-0-870-727-4342
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Tel: +44-0-780-727-4343
E-mail: sales@lightsout.co.uk