News : Onyx Group to Host IT Infrastructure for Sanef's Leeds Operation
Leeds, UK, Nov 3, 2015 -- IT infrastructure and support services provider Onyx Group has secured a contract with the French tolling provider Sanef.
The Stockton-headquartered firm has been tasked with hosting the IT infrastructure for Sanef’s Leeds-based support centre, established after the group extended its toll payment service to UK motorists.
The new agreement, designed to boost the performance of IT systems as well as the resilience of the site, will see services hosted within Onyx’s nearby ISO 27001-accredited Yorkshire Data Centre, which opened three years ago following an investment.
The centre also includes an onsite Workplace Recovery facility with security controls in place to safeguard Sanef from external IT threats.
John Toal, sales & marketing director at Onyx Group, said: "It is a huge honour to be involved in a project of this scale.
"With our IT team now removing the burden from Sanef of managing their own IT, they can fully concentrate on what is important them; their business.
Through partnering with the North East firm, the Paris-headquartered Sanef will be able maintain its office operations should an emergency occurring at its existing facility, which employs more than 300 people.
Chief executive of Sanef Operations, Charles Hewson, said: "We required a hosting provider in the North of England that could not only provide a data hosting service but also a Workplace Recovery solution to ensure that staff at our contact centre were available 24/7.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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About Onyx Group:
Onyx Group was established in 1994 and grown to offer a Data Centre and IT Infrastructure service provision and services ranging from Business Continuity, Cloud, Networks, IT Support and the Data Centres themselves.
Sanef Tolling provide UK customers with a tag for automatic payment of motorway and toll road charges in France.
Published: Wednesday, November 4, 2015