Industry: Publishing & Life Science Research
We are transforming Elsevier from a traditional publisher of scientific research journals to a global digital information and analytics company. Estafet delivers new digital systems to improve customer experience through automation, insight through machine learning, and access through robust API’s and Workflow across the enterprise.
Industry: Data Technology
Estafet provides cloud and integration specialists to help Harbr expand its proposition across all major cloud providers. Harbr is a start-up that aims to unlock the full value of the world’s data, expanding access to data across employees, customers, suppliers, partners and even citizens. This enables new value creation as data can be shared, licenced and explored.
Industry: Financial Services
Client Onboarding at WorldPay was taking sixty days, it was extremely complex, largely manual, and very time-consuming – some clients even cancelled before being onboarded. Estafet’s work provided both business and financial benefits by lowering costs, increasing productivity, improving earlier adoption of revenue streams and increasing the likelihood of greater new client retention.
Industry: Utilities
Insight and integration of a complex IoT ecosystem of Smart Meters required innovation – to translate instructions between business systems and devices – and close collaboration with the customer and its partners to deliver an end-to-end solution. Estafet delivered a solution to manage Arqiva’s 10 million+ communication hubs, including the implementation of processes to control the full life cycle of hubs from installation and firmware upgrades, to security management and diagnostics.
Industry: Utilities
Hive is a smart home technology provider with an ecosystem of innovative connected home products, services, subscriptions and solutions. Estafet was an innovation hub, delivering new features such as Amazon Alexa integration, a Cloud Streaming Camera platform, and new apps.
Industry: Financial Services
“By really listening to our technology needs, Estafet provided solutions that fit our unique business model. Their ongoing support and services have been instrumental to our company’s growth” Tom Gilbert, former Global Head of PaaS Technology.
Industry: Financial Services
A start-up with innovative technology to verify identity for payments, Fingopay used Estafet to take their initial pilots and PoCs into a roadmap for scalability and cloud hosting.
Industry: Financial Services
Estafet supported the master data management of various pension products managed by Capita. This involved creating a reusable service tier that gave a transparent experience for call centre staff across multiple legacy systems.
Industry: Financial Services
Estafet was brought in as a performance specialist to adapt several market risk applications. By splitting out elements of the solution according to type, geography and purpose, we ensured traders got a faster, more stable platform with timely and relevant information.
Industry: Financial Services
Zurich needed to get a new product to market quickly to exploit a change in legislation. Estafet worked collaboratively with key stakeholders to design an enterprise SOA solution and then delivered the project within 6 months. Time-to-market for subsequent products was also reduced from 6 months to 6 weeks.
Industry: Financial Services
Regulatory changes meant investment banks must report trades to the FCA. Estafet added a new Data Services Layer to receive inputs from trading platforms, augmenting the data, and converting it to industry-standard FPML.

Others

Industry: Manufacturing
Boeing was adopting OpenShift and containers, and requiring help to set up its delivery process for a new project. As a Red Hat partner, Estafet provided Agile coaching to improve ways of working and supported automation through Ansible.
Industry: Telecommunications
Estafet built a solution to resolve billing dispute enquiries via the web by designing and implementing a new layer above legacy back-end systems and services.
Industry: Public Sector
Estafet facilitated the adoption of Oracle’s SOA-suite and integration capabilities by assessing organisational capability and producing training plans, as well as providing architectural expertise
Industry: Financial Services
Estafet conducted a health check on Citi’s mission-critical systems to improve stability, scalability and maintainability.
Industry: Retail
Costa wanted to reduce its ERP integration licence costs whilst improving performance and delivering reusable enterprise integration. We redesigned the integration approach to achieve this and also created a dynamic hierarchy of customers and IoT devices so that prices, promotions and branding could be applied efficiently across the enterprise
Industry: Public Sector
Specialist work as part of Oracle’s Advanced Customer Support division to diagnose, fix and release issues with business-critical applications.
Industry: Public Sector
Design and implementation of portlet solutions to create and maintain both users and firms, together with the associations and permissions between them.
Industry: Financial Services
Specialist technology consultancy to migrate mission-critical applications onto new, highly scalable platforms.
Industry: Public Sector
Specialist work as part of Oracle’s Advanced Customer Support division to diagnose, fix and release issues with business-critical applications.
Industry: Retail
Established and rolled-out Agile development practices to in-house teams. This included mentoring as well as demonstrating how DevOps would work in the customer context.
Industry: Retail
A new solution to better understand the chain of events that describe a product’s journey through the supply chain. This involved instrumenting legacy systems to provide a unified tracing, describing the process and flagging any exceptions.
Industry: Recruitment
Estafet led a large project to develop a booking system for temporary employment opportunities in the back-office of this global recruitment firm.  The system was a SOA web application fronting various back-end services, involving BPMN, BPEL and a rules engine.
Industry: Retail
MRH needed a strategic, cloud-based integration platform to link cloud and on-prem ERP solutions via flexible, scalable and reusable integration services. This included automating receipt and processing of daily sales records, saving manual effort and enabling growth.
Industry: Financial Services
Estafet helped to design and build a JBoss EAP platform to roll out Glory Cash Insight Assure Teller Cash Recyclers across all Nationwide branches. The platform incorporates High Availability across two data centres with SSO and end-to-end encryption.
Industry: Insurance
Newline recognised that they could use Machine Learning to replicate human decisions on (80% of) claims so that claims experts could focus on high-value and edge cases. Estafet’s implementation proved the concept and was then adopted by claims experts.
Industry: Financial Services
Agile analysis, estimation and solution specification for a Web Transformation Programme including several portals for customers and businesses.
Industry: Retail
Estafet automated a Code-to-Production process with build automation, test automation, environment provisioning, promotion of code, configuration management and deployment.
Industry: Manufacturing & Defence
Supported the adoption of OpenShift and supporting DevOps processes both with Thales and its partners. Key challenges included off-line, air-gapped installation; fast, reliable loading of solutions; and making it personnel-proof.
Industry: Transportation
Delivery of nearshore development, test and release of solutions. Adoption and roll-out of DevOps delivery approach for Java and BPM solutions.
Industry: Retail
Defined the future vision for integration, including mentoring the team, establishing automated build processes and developing best practices.
Industry: Retail
Delivery of integration projects including deployment and management of integration middleware, solution design, build, and knowledge transfer to the in-house team.

In clients' own words

Amy Chalfen

Amy Chalfen

Chief Operating Officer

Estafet showed great flexibility with their processes and were agile enough to accommodate what we felt would be right for us. The quality of technical knowledge and skills, the attitude, and the passion of the Estafet team prove that we made the right choice.

Amy Chalfen, Chief Operating Officer, Harbr

Harbr

Industry: Data Technology
Deliverables:
  • Scripted bridges between Cloud services
  • Supported multi-Cloud connector deliverables
  • Brought in Azure expertise
  • Augmented core delivery teams

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