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2020-01-02

Case study release:  

By delivering its infrastructure ‘as a service’, office furniture manufacturer Kinnarps is able to engage its IT resources in a more strategic fashion. With a sizeable in-house IT function, the firm sees IT as a backbone of the business. That said, with resource stretched, Kinnarps began working with Proact to outsource infrastructure management.

With Proact’s Infrastructure as a Service offering, Proact remotely manages day-to-day operations including hardware and software in the virtualised data centre environment. This solution for IT service management also encompasses Proact’s Storage as a Service and Backup as a Service, which are both funded by a ‘pay for what you use’ basis.

The unified approach to infrastructure management came with a clear division of responsibilities. Kinnarps’ IT team delivers application services to the company’s business units, while Proact looks after infrastructure services.

Sven Hellberg, Operational Manager at Kinnarps, says: “For us, scalability is the biggest advantage with having the infrastructure environment ‘as a service’. It’s easy to grow and also reduces storage. This makes us more responsive to the business and its needs.”

To discover more about this IT outsourcing partnership, read the following case study here: 
https://www.proact.eu/en/case-studies/kinnarps/


For further information, please contact:
Jonas Hasselberg, President & CEO, Proact, jonas.hasselberg@proact.eu
Danny Duggal, Vice President, Commerical & Communications, Proact, tel. +46 733 566 843, danny.duggal@proact.eu

About Proact
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 1,000 people in 14 countries across Europe and North America. Founded in 1994, our parent company, Proact IT Group AB (publ), listed on Nasdaq Stockholm in 1999 (under the symbol PACT).

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