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Best of both worlds

For enterprises that require ultra-low-latency services or need to keep data safely inside their own firewall, upgrading to the latest generation of on-premises infrastructure can reduce cost and risk while introducing many of the flexibility and cost-efficiency benefits of the public cloud.

Leading vendors have on-premises offerings designed to match their cloud technology stacks, potentially smoothing the path to a future cloud migration. What’s more, they offer flexible leasing and licensing models designed to mimic the utility or pay-as-you-use approach that is standard in the public cloud. For example, storage and application servers can be configured with additional headroom for future growth needs, but with no additional charges until the spare capacity is actually used.

Why Northdoor?

Northdoor has decades of experience supporting blue chip enterprises and long-standing relationships with leading infrastructure vendors such as IBM. Our proven methodologies and project accelerators reduce risk and business disruption when upgrading from legacy equipment to a state-of-the-art private cloud.

Northdoor also offers a comprehensive set of managed services for on-premises infrastructure, from expert reactive support through to 24/7 management of your assets. We provide the technical know-how to enable our clients to stop acting as IT services companies and instead focus on their core business activities.

IBM Storage and IBM Power

With 30 years’ experience in managing business-critical data, Northdoor architects, deploys and manages enterprise-class storage infrastructure including flash, disk and tape storage from IBM.

Northdoor also creates full software-defined storage environments based on the latest IBM Spectrum technologies, including backup and disaster recovery, and we hold the highest-level Expert rating from IBM Storage.

Our experienced data-management professionals can guide you in defining GDPR-compliant storage and retention policies, and we can also advise on initial sizing and ongoing capacity planning.

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Recognised by IBM as a Centre of Technical Excellence for IBM Hardware, Northdoor has deep skills and long experience of building and supporting mission-critical environments on IBM i (OS/400), IBM AIX and Linux on IBM Power Systems servers.

We have helped a number of clients successfully upgrade to the latest generation of Power Systems servers, typically with reductions in TCO even as performance improves dramatically.

Managed services

Northdoor holds numerous technical certifications and maintains strategic relationships with leading global vendors including IBM and Microsoft. With a large team of highly experienced technical consultants in-house, we offer everything from reactive support during office hours to fully managed 24/7 outsourcing services.

Backed by proprietary tools and accelerators, we also design and deliver complete infrastructure modernisation projects, with a proven track record for transforming legacy data centres into state-of-the art hybrid cloud environments.

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