The Ivy Asia, a brand-new Asian concept restaurant and late-night bar opened its doors on Monday 18th November in One New Change, London, with the reassurance of converged IT and Internet Solutions provided by QDOS-sbl Group.
This latest London offshoot from the successful Ivy Collection enjoys panoramic views of one of London’s most famous landmarks, St Paul’s Cathedral. Serving theatrical drinks and cocktails late into the night, alongside a delicious menu of Asian-inspired dishes, seven days a week. This vibrant and playful destination entertains, inspires and excite guests from the moment they step inside. The main restaurant has a floor illuminated with green, semi-precious stone and is overlooked by five replica samurai warriors, one 12ft high, standing at the entrance to the restaurant.
QDOS-sbl were approached by Caprice Holdings having successfully provided converged IT and Internet solutions for over 30 Ivy Collection restaurants across the UK and Ireland, in recent years. The Ivy Asia requirements were assessed in order to provide an IT LAN Network, including HP PC’s and printers supporting Google Apps for Business. Enabling user access to email and collaboration tools along with online cloud storage and business-grade network security – encryption, email and mobile security and unified threat management. In order to support Internet access for all diners and staff, QDOS-sbl provided a 100Mbps Fibre Leased Line with a resilient backup circuit. The circuit is securely partitioned for the back-office Internet and for guest usage. Ruckus Zone Director and Wireless Access Points support a simple and straightforward centralised WLAN solution, with Captini providing social WiFi marketing, building customer loyalty and reputation management to drive repeat business.
Going forward, QDOS-sbl will provide 24/7 x 365 remote IT service desk and on-site maintenance service support to the restaurant.
Simon Catterick, Chief Executive of QDOS-sbl Group, said “Having supplied converged IT and Internet solutions to The Ivy Collection restaurants nationwide in recent years, we were delighted to be awarded a contract by Caprice Holdings for The Ivy Asia. Like the other Caprice restaurants we expect The Ivy Asia to be incredibly popular and very successful. We look forward to working with Caprice Holdings in the future and to seeing what exciting new developments 2020 brings”
The Ivy Asia, 20 New Change Passage, London, EC4M 9AG