Moneycorp selects Adapt for next-level virtualisation

Improving infrastructure

Adapt, the independent IT managed services provider, has announced that Moneycorp has selected Adapt’s Enterprise Virtual Data Centre (eVDC) to deliver a fully hosted and managed solution. The agreement will see Adapt deliver all of Moneycorp’s production services, as well as strengthening the company’s existing disaster recovery capabilities.

Moneycorp is now a GBP11bn provider of wholesale and commercial foreign exchange operations with a constantly growing network of bureau de change outlets. This includes developing FX strategies for business clients to providing the right currencies for holidaymakers across London and at key UK airports.

Adapt’s eVDC has provided Moneycorp with synchronously replicated storage across two sites for maximum possible availability. Adapt has also provisioned a compute layer based on Cisco’s UCS technology, coupled with VMware vSphere configured for maximum performance and memory/ CPU workload. Finally, Adapt procured and manage a fully resilient WAN infrastructure connecting their London offices using diverse carriers.

“This is an exciting partnership for us, as Moneycorp is a true leader in the fast-moving and constantly evolving FX market,” said Simon Fisk, Sales and Marketing Director at Adapt.  “We spent a lot of time working alongside Moneycorp to gain a true understanding of their unique requirements.  As a result, it became clear that our eVDC could offer significant performance and reliability advantages, capable of growing in line with Moneycorp’s own business. We look forward to developing this relationship in the near future.”

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