IT as a Service approach helps manufacturer break free from flexibility & resource shackles
A modern infrastructure, delivered ‘as a service’, is enabling office furniture maker Kinnarps to engage its IT resources in a more strategic fashion. The company’s IT function now has more time to spend on business-critical tasks.
With infrastructure as a service, IT delivery can quickly be adapted to shifting enterprise requirements.
Round the clock access to expert support.
Usage-based, well-defined fees. Reduces need for capital investments.
More time allocated to supporting business-critical services
Kinnarps provides and manages IT mainly using its own resources, with ambitious goals for supporting and developing the business. The company wants to maintain control over IT infrastructure, while realising that this is an increasingly complex and demanding task.
Infrastructure as a Service with partial outsourcing through Systems Management by Proact,
an ITIL based service. Data centre solution based on Cisco UCS servers running VMware ESXi and NetApp storage technology (FAS with MetroCluster).Storage as a Service and Backup as a Service by Proact, with volume-based fees.
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By and large, we have a solid working partnership, including support. Proact is responsive to our needs, for instance when dealing with systems upgrades which we need to conduct outside production hours
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