Collinson Group gets support from NTT for IT infrastructure consolidation

Loyalty, lifestyle benefits, assistance and insurance solutions provider Collinson Group will be getting support from NTT Group´s (NYSE: NTT) NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) in its consolidation of IT infrastructure and enhancement of its agile IT ecosystem, Collinson said.

Collinson Group has an extensive portfolio of IT infrastructure assets to support a global base of over 800 blue chip clients globally and 2000 employees across 25 locations. These include internal facilities, external data centers and cloud services, currently provided by several IT infrastructure suppliers.

With expansion to new markets constantly on the agenda, Collinson Group is aligning its ICT services with its group strategy of operating and presenting a single business to a global market.

To this end it has enlisted NTT Com to unify its IT infrastructure, and streamline service management and delivery. NTT Com will provide a hybrid cloud infrastructure utilizing NTT Communications Enterprise Cloud service, including bare metal servers, a dedicated private network and security layer and public cloud services managed through a single pane of glass view using NTT Com´s Cloud Management Platform.

The first phase of delivery has started in November 2016 in the UK, and the consolidation is expected to be completed by the end of 2017.

Collinson Group offers industry and sector specialists who provide experience in delivering products and services across four core capabilities: loyalty, lifestyle benefits, insurance and assistance.

NTT Communications provides consultancy, architecture, security and cloud services to optimise the information and communications technology (ICT) environments of enterprises. These offerings are backed by the company´s worldwide infrastructure.