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Proact has implemented a cloud based storage solution for Swegon’s primary data storage. The private cloud solution gives Swegon a safe and scalable storage infrastructure addressing both current and future storage needs. Proact is also delivering ongoing support to Proact.
Swegon manufactures and markets products and solutions for ventilation and indoor climate control. The operations include 16 sales offices in Sweden, production and development facilities in Kvänum, Arvika and Tomelilla and a large number of international sales offices. Expansion plans and increasing amounts of data made Swegon identify the need for a smarter and more effective storage solutions.
– We needed a more flexible and effective storage solution in order to take the IT environment to the level we are striving for. The private cloud solution which Proact has implemented gives us just this. We have the possibility to scale both up and down depending on the need of the operations. We will also be able to grow with this model in the future, says Per Joelsson, CIO, Swegon.
To address Swegon’s needs of scalable and effective storage, Proact presented a hybrid cloud model which enable Proact to supply storage as a service within a private cloud. The hardware is, as required by Swegon, placed in Swegon’s facilities and is directly connected to a private cloud operated by Proact.
– The private cloud solution we have presented mean that Swegon will only pay for the storage capacity they actually utilize. The solution also means that Swegon has access to critical information from wherever, whenever and from all devices. The hybrid model will offer exactly the storage capacity the operation demand on a day to day basis, says Martin Ödman, CEO, Proact.
Proact is Europe's leading independent storage integrator and cloud services enabler. Delivering business agility since 1994 Proact help organisations across the globe reduce risk, reduce cost and most importantly deliver flexible, available and highly secure IT services.
Proact’s solutions cover all aspects of data storage, virtualisation, networking and security - with over 3,500 projects successfully delivered and 10PB of data under management in the Proact Enterprise Cloud.
The Proact Group has more than 650 employees and conducts business in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom. Proact was founded in 1994 and its parent company, Proact IT Group AB (publ) has been listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm since 1999 under the symbol PACT.
Additional information about Proact is available at www.proact.eu (http://media.ne.cision.com/l/efydvjji/www.proact.eu/)
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