Vp plc is a specialist in providing rental equipment and associated services to a range of market sectors including oil & gas exploration, construction, utilities, civil engineering, agriculture, rail, maintenance and events.
Vp plc is expanding rapidly. Over the past two years, it has opened up more than 40 new sites, comprising of tool hire branches and small business acquisitions. This means:
Our communications can easily expand as the company grows, and all communications come into us for central control. We have the same cost every month, whatever additional network traffic we carry. It has brought terrific savings to the business.
To ensure the integrity and security of Vp’s infrastructure, Tracey Wilson, Vp’s Group IT Director, decided to subscribe to Redcentric’s Managed Hosting, Network and Backup Services. This means:
For additional resilience, Vp also choose to store their data in another of Redcentric’s hosting centres, away from the primary servers.
We assessed a number of options, Redcentric’s data centre co-location and communications is by far the best option.
Now we have the same fixed cost every month, whatever additional traffic we carry. This has brought terrific savings to the business. Now the datacoms can easily expand as the company grows and all communications come into us for central control.
Tracey Wilson says, “Some of the businesses we acquired had variable quality IT systems and we wanted to bring the quality up to a standard that met our corporate requirements.
We also had ISDN and Framestream datacoms systems which were very costly for us, very inflexible and extremely difficult to manage in an environment that was changing from one month to the next.”
As the company grows, we no longer want to keep going back to our Board to buy more servers when we can have unlimited virtual storage on demand through Redcentric’s Managed Services.”
“Because of Redcentric’s support for our infrastructure, we can still operate, whatever happens.”.