Architecture

Well-thought-out designs and advice, for future-proof IT that you can control and manage

 

It’s essential that we offer a secure product and that customers are confident about where their data resides and who can access it. Proact devised a solution which satisfies each of our requirements. From our previous positive collaboration with Proact, we are also confident about their delivery capabilities and support services.”

Fortnox

Proact undertook a comprehensive review of our storage and backup infrastructure and looked to improve on our current environment in every way. The solution has given us greatly improved performance and capacity, providing us with a sound foundation for future growth and simplified management.

Mark Balcombe

Associate Director of Operations, Bell and Clements

Our architecture services

Now that IT is so easy to adopt, thanks to tools such as SaaS and public cloud, building everything in an architected way is more important than ever before. Our consultancy and architecture and design services help you consider data architecture as a whole, enabling you to improve governance, so you can monitor, manage and control your IT environments.

Why Proact?

When customers come to us with a problem, or a need or a desire, it’s our architects who design the solution. They use their experience to design solutions that support your business today and are flexible enough to allow you to adopt changes tomorrow. The future of technology is hard to predict. But our architects’ broad knowledge of different platforms and solutions means that they can design you architectures that will help you navigate the possibilities.

Some of the benefits of our architecture services

Planned, not patchwork

Well thought-out approach that delivers a future-proof IT architecture you can control & manage  

Broad knowledge

Of different platforms and solutions means we can help you navigate the future, whatever it brings

Multicloud awareness

We understand data centres, the public cloud and the edge   

How we transform IT

Infrastructure

We know the market so we can help you choose the right hardware, before working with some of the most renowned providers to deliver it

Support and management

We can support & manage your existing hardware or services, removing the burden from your IT team & ensuring excellence with 24/7 expert attention

As a service

We design & deliver managed services wherever they’re needed – your data centre, ours, private/public/hybrid cloud – providing maximum flexibility & agility

Example architecture services

How out-tasking can bring flexibility to IT service management

How out-tasking can bring flexibility to IT service management

Meeting the ever-growing needs of the modern enterprise requires IT managers to make some critical decisions. One such decision is whether to retain IT service management in-house, or outsource to an expert service provider. While both approaches have their advantages, IT decision makers may also find certain limitations. Your...

Cloud adoption: avoiding bill shock

Cloud adoption: avoiding bill shock

The adoption of cloud services has wide appeal across the boardroom, promising reduced operational complexities, enhanced customer experience and a range of new revenue opportunities. One of the most common expectations among C-level executives is that the cloud will serve to reduce the cost of IT operations, replacing a CapEx-intensive...

SIEM – why it goes wrong and how to fix it

SIEM – why it goes wrong and how to fix it

Robert Wortmann, Head of Strategic Security Consulting, Proact Germany Central logging is becoming an increasingly important topic in many companies. Whether due to legal or auditing mandates, or due to your own desire for more centralised insight, technologies like SIEM are becoming more and more popular. In this blog article I’ll try...

Out-task or outsource?

Out-task or outsource?

Learn whether you should outsource the IT function within your business, or if you should out-task non-essential parts

If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change

If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change

Technology is always advancing, but in recent years the speed of change has become giddying - and its effects nothing less than revolutionary. Advances in artificial intelligence, robotics, machine learning, analytics (to mention only a few) are transforming some industries and killing others; they are creating new job roles, while...

How can IT and business alignment accelerate your organisation?

How can IT and business alignment accelerate your organisation?

Is the IT department a cost centre? Ask someone from the business and the answer will often be yes. After all, the business is dominated by a persistent image of an IT department that gobbles up a great deal of money but yields little to nothing. That impression is partially caused by the fact that business and IT do not speak the same...

IaaS and DevOps as catalysts to accelerate your innovation

IaaS and DevOps as catalysts to accelerate your innovation

DevOps takes an increasingly prominent place in the line of IT trends. This is no surprise when you consider that DevOps carries the potential to solve one of the most important issues of today: how can I innovate and accelerate my innovation processes? The DevOps philosophy connects the world of development – which has a strong focus on...

How do you know if the hybrid cloud is the right cloud?

How do you know if the hybrid cloud is the right cloud?

With a multitude of cloud suppliers and cloud variations, it becomes increasingly difficult for organisations to determine which cloud is best suited for a certain workload. The question is: how do you know the cloud is right for the job? Before this question can be answered in more detail, it would be wise to establish that every cloud...

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