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Contact us  for more information on our Cloud Service Offering.

Cloud Services

Private, Public and Hybrid Business Cloud Solutions

Improve your organisation’s agility and strengthen your business continuity measures by harnessing the power of the cloud. Cloud Computing (or just the cloud) has fast become the standard in business storage, sharing and so much more! The beauty of the cloud is that it offers unprecedented business flexibility as it is quick to deploy, highly scalable and reduces infrastructure expenses. The cloud also plays an integral role in your backup and disaster recovery solution .

We deliver safe, secure, and reliable Cloud Solutions that guarantee predictable availability for your organisation.

System 5’s cloud services places best-of-breed technologies within SMBs’ reach. With the right technology at your fingertips, David can pack a Goliath-sized punch - giving you the competitive edge you need to take your business to new heights.

Flexibility and Mobility Cloud Solutions With System 5

Gain a competitive edge in your industry using our best-of-breed technology. The cloud enables business mobility like never before. Work from anywhere, anytime, and collaborate with team members around the world in real-time.

  • Private Cloud Solutions: On-premise cloud (OPC)

    Take advantage of the benefits of cloud computing while remaining in full control of your resources.

    Our on-premise cloud (OPC) solutions are perfect for security-conscious businesses who want the benefit of the cloud but prefer to house their servers on-site. OPC places dedicated hardware in your premises as a fully managed service.

    We provide all your hardware and software resources via a convenient on-demand payment model, giving you the flexibility to scale up or down as the need arises.

    You receive the full benefit of the cloud’s flexibility and cost-savings without the capital outlay.

  • Managed Cloud Solutions

    Cut the cost of acquiring and maintaining expensive IT hardware. With our managed cloud computing, you get on with business while we manage your cloud solution.

    We call it delivering predictable availability. This means we will ensure your solution is constantly updated, upgraded, backed-up and functioning at optimum levels.

    Managed solutions include maintaining the upkeep of your hardware - giving you complete flexibility and peace of mind.

  • Hybrid Cloud Solutions

    Enjoy high security while still reaping the benefits of a public cloud service. It is the best of both worlds.

    We offer a combined solution with both managed and OPC options. Your critical data and applications remain hosted on a private cloud while receiving public cloud services for shared resources and balance workloads between the two.

Microsoft Office 365 offers email subscription plans that include access to Office applications plus other cloud-enabled productivity services.
Arcserve Unified Data Protection (UDP) is the only all-in-one backup and data recovery platform for cloud, virtual, and physical environments.
Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service for building, deploying, and managing applications & services through a global network of managed data centers
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Benefits of System 5’s Managed Cloud Services

  • Flexibility: Up or downscale in-line with your business needs and keep your business lean.
  • Off-site storage: Increase on-site storage capacity by saving backups and email archives in a secure off-site environment.
  • Swift disaster recovery: Let System 5 protect your digital assets - avoid crippling downtime or data loss.
  • Automatic updates: Keep your business ahead of the curve with next-generation technology.
  • Reduced capital expenditure (CapEx): Eliminate exorbitant hardware costs.
  • Mobility and Improved productivity: Work from anywhere, at any time, and enjoy seamless team collaboration.
  • Environmentally responsible: Reduce your energy consumption and carbon footprint.

Increase Productivity in Your Business with Microsoft 365

The business world is changing, can you keep up?


Microsoft Office 365 is the collaborative tool you need to place your business at the forefront of the modern workforce. This cloud-based platform allows your team to work together seamlessly, on multiple projects, from remote locations. 

Remote working is a rapidly growing trend in South Africa, with more and more businesses giving staff the flexibility to work from home. In fact, a 2017 study found that over a third  of the South African workforce already work remotely. 

Our goal is to help you harness the power of Microsoft 365 to turn your business into a slick, well-oiled machine. We handle every aspect of your migration and set-up, so that your transition is completely hassle-free.

Secure, user-friendly and cost-effective

Microsoft Office 365 puts all the benefits of cutting-edge technology at your fingertips. It creates a company-wide shared online workspace, allowing you to deliver faster, with better quality customer service. MSO 365 enhances communication in your business, integrating easily with existing systems and devices.

With your business information stored securely in the cloud, you’ll have greater access control. This means that your business will be fully prepared to comply with POPI (the Protection of Personal Information Act). Collaborating via the cloud also means that your software is automatically updated - so your team has access to the latest technology at all times.

We will conduct a needs analysis to ensure that the solution we implement caters for your environment and future growth requirements. MSO 365 is a cost-effective, highly-scalable service which includes:

  • Microsoft Office for Business
    • Word
    • Excel
    • PowerPoint
    • OneNote (a digital note-taking app for sharing and storing new projects and ideas)
  • Outlook and Exchange (email hosting and calendar sharing)
  • Microsoft Whiteboard Preview (a digital canvas perfect for remote brainstorming sessions)
  • OneDrive (cloud-based file storage)
  • Video conferencing (host virtual meetings - saving you time and money)
  • Remote management and administration (add, remove and manage devices on your network)
  • Data protection controls (making POPI compliance a dream)
  • Automatic update to Windows 10 Pro
    • Intelligent security updates
    • Automatic software updates
    • Accessibility features (such as word prediction, narrator and support for eye control)
  • Cyber threat protection (automatically scan links and attachments for malware)
  • Ongoing support (System 5 provides superior support and will ensure that your hardware and software infrastructure functions optimally at all times)

Speak to us to find out how Microsoft 365 can help you achieve your business goals.


Microsoft Azure: Inclusive, Responsive and Secure

Empowering your business with a flexible and comprehensive cloud solution

azureMicrosoft Azure is a PaaS (platform as a service) and IaaS (infrastructure as a service) cloud computing model. It’s the perfect, cost-effective cloud solution to build, test and deploy to your heart’s desire. It offers cutting-edge technology in an accessible manner to businesses of all sizes and provides the most extensive hybrid capabilities on the market.

With your information securely stored in the cloud, you avoid the costs involved in maintaining the bulk storage, utilities and high-end processing powered required with on-site deployed servers. Having a virtual server also mitigates the risk of hardware failure, providing minimal downtime.

Microsoft Azure gives you access to the latest, updated technology at all times. Microsoft Azure is suitable for any industry and, with Microsoft’s superior security features, your intellectual property and databases are entirely safe. Microsoft Azure allows your business to develop and leverage:

  • IoT solutions
  • SAP Workloads
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Operational apps
  • Gamification
  • Blockchain
  • Data warehousing
  • Process and understand big data
  • Create virtual machines
  • Managed SQL databases
  • Active directory domain services
  • Visual Studio team services
  • File storage

System 5 facilitates moving to the cloud in a simple, fast and hassle-free fashion

We take on the entire Microsoft Azure implementation on your behalf, ensuring you enjoy the immediate benefits of your investment. We perform a needs analysis to ensure your cloud solution is agile and easily-scalable for future growth. We manage any migrations or integration of existing systems, such as:

  • On-premise exchange migrations (exchange server)
  • Hybrid Implementations
  • Anything that best suits your business environment

You’ll also enjoy complete peace of mind, knowing you have access to reliable, ongoing technical support.

Speed up your app development process

Microsoft Azure is an end-to-end cloud development platform with built-in DevOps - allowing your team to build, test, troubleshoot and deploy apps and custom mobile experiences. It provides access to best-of-breed development tools for both PC and MAC systems including:

  • Visual Studio
  • Azure Databricks
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Azure Bot Service

This allows your team to iterate swiftly, using all languages and open-source tools. With your sandbox in the cloud, you can easily provision, spin-up or tear down your test environment as needed. Microsoft Azure enables developers to identify and fix bugs faster, ensuring your apps are launched smoothly. Microsoft Azure allows you to automate repetitive tasks to save time and reduce errors.

Developers can also leverage over 150 out-of-the-box app connectors and integrations such as:

  • Office 365
  • Google services
  • DropBox
  • Salesforce
  • Twitter

Speak to us about harnessing the power of Microsoft Azure today.

  • Support Services

    Support Services

    Fast, efficient IT support from solutions architecture and provisioning, to ongoing support services.
  • Disaster Recovery

    Disaster Recovery

    Safeguard your data and ensure that your systems continue to run, even in the event of a failure.
  • Cloud Services

    Cloud Services

    Improve your organisation’s agility and strengthen your business continuity measures with our cloud offering.
  • Mail Archiving

    Mail Archiving

    Managed mail archiving solutions to protect your business-critical information.
  • IT Security

    IT Security

    Protect your network from end-to-end against the threat of cyber-attacks and downtime.
  • Connectivity


    Reliable, high-speed internet connectivity throughout your organisation.


Contact us  for more information on our Cloud Service Offering.