While ExiPay didn’t need help moving processes to the cloud, “BUI was the partner we needed to come into the Microsoft world,”
says Derek. BUI provides the expert support, backed by BUI Service Desk, Expert MSP and Network Operations teams to ensure ExiPay is always on, and always available.
As Thys puts it, only half-jokingly: “You need a degree to understand how to phone Microsoft.”
And BUI – which was recently crowned the 2023 Microsoft South Africa Partner of the Year
– has a PhD in the subject. “Microsoft is a platform that we don’t have to worry about,”
adds Derek. “Thanks to BUI we can go to the next level and innovate.”
In some regions, where cloud-based payment hardware security modules (HSMs) are not available, ExiPay needed to provide HSMs in local data centers. ExiPay approached BUI to assist with the on-ground support – even though this was not something within their normal expertise. “We love working with a business that can think out of the box and take on new things to help a growing business that’s also doing new things,”