Keysource supports Atcore's data centre expansion

Atcore, the market leading travel technology business has chosen leading data centre specialist Keysource, to support its search for a datacentre provider in Germany. It is part of the ongoing expansion of its reservation and e-commerce platforms which allow tour operators to operate more efficiently through a modular solutions which brings together huge and complex data sets – delivering market leading speed, accuracy and breadth of search results.

The remit was for Keysource to identify the best partner to provide a highly secure and available colocation service to enable their private cloud offering. This included identifying companies that would meet their specific requirements for resilience and connectivity both current and future, along with high levels of customer service. Keysource was also responsible for the production of tendering documentation and management of the bid process. This included providing a technical and commercial review of the responses and a facility, technical and operational assessment.

Keysource has historically provided a variety of technical and professional services to Atcore both within its in-house and co-located datacentre environments, providing a trusted pair of hands to support not only their existing facilities but also their business decision making and strategy in relation to future deployments and infrastructure.

Geoff Gomez, Cloud and Infrastructure Services Director at Atcore, said: “Keysource’s role in this project from the initial brief to helping us understand the requirements through tendering, site selection and onsite appraisal was invaluable. It ensured that we achieved a clear view on which service was best both in terms of value for money and aligned with both our current and future requirements.”

Stephen Lorimer, Associate Director at Keysource, said: “We have a good knowledge of the key providers across Europe, and globally, and are able to help our clients find the perfect fit. This enables them to save time and money and find a partner that best meets their current and future needs.”

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