KISTA, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
Proact (STO:PACT) is supplying a converged IT infrastructure to IST (International Software Technology AB) which will meet the company’s stringent demands for futureproofing, flexibility and scalability.
IST is the largest supplier of IT solution for schools and preschools in Scandinavia. The business is growing and the corporation is also established in the US and in China. Since 1985 ITS develop and market IT solutions and IT related services to the educational sector in Scandinavia. The goal is to contribute to an effective, always available and interactive educational service. IST is the market leader and does business with more than 400 local authorities and universities throughout Scandinavia.
With an IT infrastructure based on Flexpod and Cisco UCS, IST and Proact are building a modern, scalable, futureproof and converged IT infrastructure which also includes backup.
“This solution will give us more options for creating internal clouds and provide our clients with a more secure, more flexible solution,” says Cristian Brolin, CIO at IST.
Proact has supported IST throughout the entire process, which has involved analysing needs, proposing solutions and installing and implementing the best solution. Proact is also supplying ongoing support.
“We appreciate the personal relationship we have and the flexibility and outstanding expertise offered by Proact. For us, it is important to work ‘glocally’ with a supplier which allows us to utilise local expertise throughout Scandinavia,” says Cristian Brolin. “We also appreciate the accountability demonstrated by Proact, and that was actually the deciding factor when it came to choosing a partner.”
“A converged IT infrastructure will give IST more opportunity to streamline, automate and orchestrate its backups, storage, servers, networks and virtualisation. This is an extensive project, and we are proud of the trust placed in us despite tough competition.
Of course, we are particularly pleased that Proact has been selected as IST’s partner on account of our outstanding expertise in all elements of the IT infrastructure, as well as for our accountability to our customers,” says Dan Mårtensson, Regional Manager at Proact.
Proact is Europe’s leading independent integrator in the fields of data storage and cloud solutions. Proact supplies business benefits by helping companies and authorities over the world to reduce risk and costs, and above all, to supply flexible, accessible and secure IT services.
Proact solutions cover all elements of data storage, including virtualisation, network functions and security, and the company has more than 3 500 successful projects behind it, along with vast information volumes which are managed at the Proact data centre.
The Proact Group has more than 640 employees and conducts business in Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Spain, the United Kingdom, Sweden and the Czech Republic. Proact was founded in 1994. Proact IT Group AB (publ), its Parent Company, has been listed on the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm since 1999 under the symbol PACT.
For further information about Proact’s activities please visit us at www.proact.eu
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