SIX Financial Information chooses new generation storage system from Proact

Proact has received an order for a storage system from SIX Financial Information. This contract is the first result of Proact’s partnership with Nimble Storage.

SIX Financial Information is the third biggest supplier of financial information in Europe and a leader in its field in the Nordic region. The new storage system from Proact which SIX has just commissioned for its Nordic operations is an adaptive flash solution where performance is delivered and scaled by the CPU.

“We view this as the next step in storage, and the excellent price-performance ratio was the main reason why we chose the solution from Nimble Storage and Proact,” says Niclas Gustafsson, Head of IT Services at SIX Financial Information Sweden.

SIX uses a number of different data storage platforms in parallel, and a number of business-critical applications have been added to the new storage system right from the outset. This storage system has a broad field of application, providing support to ongoing operations as well as for development and testing.

“The fact that SIX have chosen precisely this solution for their production environment is particularly pleasing as Nimble is an example of a new supplier that we have taken on that we have taken on recently with a view to supplementing our product portfolio,” says Lena Eskilsson, Regional Manager at Proact.

“Proact is a strategically important partner for us, and SIX’s first installation of our solution is a milestone as regards their establishment on the market in Sweden. Our cooperation with Proact has been vital to the speed of our success, as they are sitting on an incredible knowledge base,” says Clare Loveridge, Head of EMEA at Nimble Storage.

“Nimble Storage is a young company, but it is clear that they have enormous expertise and plenty of experience of data storage when Nimble and Proact work in partnership,” reckons Niclas Gustafsson at SIX.

For further information, please contact:

Martin Ödman, CEO and President, Proact IT Group AB, tel +46 733 56 68 11, martin.odman@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 field of integrated systems (data storage, servers and networks) and private cloud services. 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 data centre elements, including storage, servers, security and network functions. In addition, Proact’s cloud service operations manage 70 petabytes of information. Proact has completed more than 3,500 successful projects all over the world to date.

The Proact Group has more than 660 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, and its parent company Proact IT Group AB (publ) has been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm under the symbol PACT since 1999.

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

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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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