Entries by Andy Bell

Vanilla Summer Party 2018!

This weekend saw Clan Vanilla return to Camp Hill Estate in Bedale, North Yorkshire for our Family Summer Party.  This was our second year of glamping in the North and, amazingly, the second year with perfect weather! After arriving for a buffet lunch and a bit of a catch up, we split into 5 teams […]

New Vanilla Management Team in Place

ONE of the UK’s leading enterprise software specialists has appointed a new management team in preparation for further growth. Vanilla Solutions recently announced record results, with turnover up by almost 50 per cent, and its directors are confident the recently completed restructure will lead to yet further success. “We’ve appointed five new heads of department […]

Vanilla Solutions beats the Yorkshire 3 Peaks

Team Vanilla have raised more than £9,000 for a multiple sclerosis charity after completing a gruelling marathon walk. Twenty five walkers from enterprise software specialists Vanilla Solutions took on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge – a 24-mile hike that involves climbing the tallest mountains of Yorkshire, Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, in 12 hours. The total […]

Vanilla tastes success in Enterprise Software sector

ONE of the UK’s leading enterprise software specialists increased turnover by almost 50 per cent to announce record results for 2017. Vanilla Solutions which specialises in IFS Applications consultancy and related technology platforms, reported that turnover increased by nearly 50 per cent in 2017 to £3.5m (£2.4m,2016) with the key drivers of growth being expansion […]

Vanilla Charity Challenge 2018

A TEAM of IT experts have put on their walking boots to raise money for a multiple sclerosis charity. Twenty five walkers from enterprise software specialists Vanilla Solutions have been in training for months in preparation for tackling the gruelling Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge. The challenge is a 24-mile hike that involves climbing the tallest […]

Vanilla have the solution for SMD

Vanilla is playing a key role in the expansion of the world’ s largest independent manufacturer of specialist subsea vehicles. Tyneside-based Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) provide remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and specialist trenching systems to sectors such as oil, gas, offshore wind, defence and telecoms. Headquartered in the UK, SMD design and manufacture from […]

Vanilla helps Lynemouth Power ahead

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

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 […]