Proact’s Managed Cloud solution keeps British train operating company on track

A leading British train operating company have chosen Proact as their partner to deliver Disaster Recovery and Backup as a Service from their Managed Cloud Service portfolio.

The company were working with an ageing infrastructure to support DR and required urgent investment to bring it back in-line with a recent primary infrastructure upgrade and to ensure the company’s services would continue to run effectively. It was clear the company needed to find the right solution to this issue, but more importantly the right partner to deliver this and to address their longer term goals.

The company required a partner that could demonstrate a mature Cloud services portfolio, extensive industry references and a proven approach that they could deliver on the companies specific requirements. Proact successfully demonstrated all of these, and also offered the lowest TCO over 3 years when compared to the competition.

Proact will now be responsible for DR and Backup services for the train operating company’s IT infrastructure. This will remove the primary site issues the company were experiencing and ensures the company can keep their services running smoothly and on-time. In additional, a framework is now in place for the train operating company to realise long-term objectives. This includes the migration of more services over to Proact with a view to remove the primary DC on their site by the end of 2017, delivering increased business agility.

This is yet another example of Proact’s continued ability to deliver market-leading solutions and further underpin their corporate strategy to deliver business agility to their customers.

For further information, please contact:

Jason Clark, CEO and President, Proact IT Group AB, tel +44 1246 266300, jason.clark@proact.eu
Peter Javestad, Vice President / IR, Proact IT Group AB, tel +46 733 56 67 22, peter.javestad@proact.eu

About Proact

Proact is Europe’s leading independent integrator in the fields of data storage and cloud solutions. Proact supplies business benefits by helping companies and authorities the world over to reduce risk and costs, and above all, to supply flexible, accessible and secure IT services.

Proact solutions cover all elements of data storage, including virtualisation, network functions and security, and the company has more than 3 500 successful projects behind it, along with vast information volumes which are managed at the Proact data centre.

The Proact Group has more than 720 employees and conducts business in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the USA. Proact was founded in 1994. Proact IT Group AB (publ), its Parent Company, has been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm since 1999 under the ticker symbol PACT.

For further information about Proact’s activities please visit us at www.proact.se

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Proact is Europe’s leading independent data centre and cloud services provider. By delivering flexible, accessible and secure IT solutions and services, we help companies and authorities reduce risk and costs, whilst increasing agility, productivity and efficiency. We’ve completed over 5,000 successful projects around the world, have more than 3,500 customers and currently manage in excess of 100 petabytes of information in the cloud. We employ over 800 people in 15 countries across Europe and North America. Founded in 1994, our parent company, Proact IT Group AB (publ), was listed on Nasdaq Stockholm in 1999 (under the symbol PACT). For further information about Proact’s activities please visit us at www.proact.eu

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