Entries by Andy Bell


WHEN one of the region’s power stations was in need of vital IT support they turned to one of the UK’s leading enterprise software specialists – Vanilla Solutions. Lynemouth Power Station, based on the Northumberland coast, is currently undergoing a huge conversion project, from coal to biomass generation. The conversion is due to be completed […]

The dawn of the Age of Invisible ERP?

Like around 50% of the UK population, I resolved this New Year to get a lot more exercise and fresh air. A key part of my approach has been to get up early in the morning and fast-walk 5-8km in the dark on the rural rounds around the village before breakfast. It’s been invigorating but, after a […]


WHAT A NIGHT! Thanks to all who attended our annual Christmas party, which this year was held at the prestigious Thorpe Park Hotel in Leeds on Saturday, December 2. “I was really grateful so many employees and their partners took the time and trouble to attend our annual dinner and I sincerely hope they had […]

EPS Water chooses Novacura Flow to revolutionise processes, empower employees and leverage mobile working.

EPS wanted a process improvement tool that was easy to use, reliable and mobile-friendly. Vanilla Solutions helped them get started with Novacura Flow and they never looked back. EPS Water is an innovative provider of products and services to the water, wastewater and clean technology sectors. The firm serves municipal, industrial, commercial, agricultural and domestic […]

Vanilla Go Glamping

Last weekend we all headed out with our families to Bedale in Yorkshire for the annual Vanilla Summer Party, glamping at the Camp Hill Estate. Incredibly for the UK, we had perfect weather all weekend! We arrived on location for a buffet lunch and then proceeded straight into activities. Separated into 3 teams we participated […]

The latest version of Qlik Sense, Cloud focus and an App with groundbreaking Offline capabilities!

We’re just 48 hours into Qonnections 2017 and we’re already blown away by the latest developments, new offerings and partnership program for Vanilla Solutions. Here are some of the highlights so far! The latest version of Qlik Sense Anthony Deighton walked us through the updates to Qlik Sense. Available for deployment in June, the platform […]

Client in Profile: Steve Bagwell, Protexin

Name: Steve Bagwell Title: IT Manager Company: Probiotics International (Protexin) VS: How did you find out about Vanilla Solutions? SB: I’d heard about Vanilla on a number of occasions and as I was looking for some help I accessed the Vanilla website and viewed some case studies and news articles. I liked what other customers had to say […]