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Simmons Gainsford deploys Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX vShape to reduce design and deployment cost

"Even if we double in size over the next five years, this solution will still be able to deliver, making it a great investment. It’s a robust, reliable, flexible and cost-effective solution that"

Umesh Chohan, IT Manager, Simmons Gainsford

The customer

Simmons Gainsford is a UK top 60 chartered accountancy and advisory firm based in Central London which works with businesses and individuals seeking financial success and security. Its skills and experience enable it to deliver bespoke service packages to meet the complex challenges of all clients. The company offers expert advice on a range of areas including strategic and financial planning, tax mitigation and assurance and compliance.

The challenge

Simmons Gainsford had an outdated server infrastructure that lacked the capacity to accommodate growth. It needed to find a new, virtualised environment that could deliver scalability and performance at low cost.

The solution

The company deployed two Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX vShape 25HA with integrated NetApp storage and Brocade switches for an out-of-box, integrated, all-in-one architecture.

The benefit

  • Central management console provides a single point through which every component can be managed and resources provisioned, freeing up time for the IT department
  • Scalability ensures it can support expected growth over five years
  • Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX vShape solution introduces resilience for automated disaster recovery, enabling the security of sensitive data
  • Better application performance translates to increased productivity among the workforce

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