Source: Atos Origin
Atos Origin, an international IT services company, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Brewin Dolphin, the UK's largest independent private client portfolio manager, to provide secure Data Centre hosting services for its key business systems.
This is an important step in Brewin Dolphin's infrastructure strategy which is designed to deliver a highly resilient and secure service to its clients. Brewin Dolphin has 37 offices around the UK and manages £21 billion of investments.
"In our business, we need to ensure high performance of our IT systems 24/7," said Neil Bath, Group Head of Information Services at Brewin Dolphin. "Part of a cost effective way of achieving this was to relocate the hosting environment for our primary data-centre, enabling us to ensure continued service to our client base, while also allowing for future expansion. We chose Atos Origin because it demonstrated a very good understanding of our specific needs. We have been impressed by the Atos Origin's data centre facilities, expertise and personnel."
The security and flexibility of the Atos Origin service enables Brewin Dolphin to benefit immediately from the economies of scale that a highly secure and dedicated environment offers. It also enables them to modernise and consolidate their data centre estate of equipment, taking full advantage of the latest developments including lower energy technologies.
"Financial Services is a key market for Atos Origin and we are delighted to have Brewin Dolphin, a company with such a rich history in the City, as a new client," said Joe Edwards, head of Financial Services, Atos Origin. "Through our capability in consulting, managed operations and systems integration together with the expertise of our joint venture, Atos Euronext Market Solutions, we are playing a critical role in helping financial organisations to support critical systems, manage risk and ensure regulatory compliance."