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April 2012 newsletter

Welcome to the Redstone newsletter. In this issue:

RIBA Enterprises to save six figures
Redstone’s Accelerated Alliance
What makes a good cabling vendor?
How much could you save?



RIBA Enterprises to save six figures with Redstone’s cloud services

RIBA Enterprises, the knowledge business of the Royal Institute of British Architects, has become the latest customer to go-live with Redstone’s cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform.

RIBA Enterprises, already a long-standing customer of Redstone, is using IaaS to support its web environments. It is likely to save in excess of £100,000 in IT maintenance and hardware costs over the next three years.

Mark Warnock, Business Systems Manager at RIBA Enterprises said: “The move to virtualised hosting made perfect sense to us; virtualisation dramatically reduces our costs and provides levels of flexibility and resilience that we simply could not have afforded with physical machines. Redstone has been a true partner of RIBA Enterprises working closely in the migration from physical to virtual hosting."

Read the full news release


Redstone’s Accelerated Alliance places vendor partners in pole position

Redstone has launched its ‘Accelerated Alliance’ sponsorship and business development package for vendor partners, after becoming title sponsor of the Motorbase Performance British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) team “Redstone Racing”.

A number of leading vendors including Brocade and Lancope are already signed up as sponsors, benefiting from a strategic marketing alliance including seminar sponsorship at Redstone’s customer symposium, lead generation campaigns and extra sales incentives for their solutions.

Redstone has also launched a dedicated Redstone Racing website for customers and fans to keep up to date with the latest news and information about the team and its sponsors

Visit redstone-racing.com


What makes a good structured cabling vendor?

There are many structured cabling companies - and as a leader in the industry Redstone works with many of them on a daily basis.

Paul Biggerstaff, Redstone's Design Manager, was invited by Inside Networks to discuss what makes them industry leaders.

"A strong quality assurance process is a hallmark of the top players in the market," said Biggerstaff. "They have stringent standards in place to ensure that the cabling consistently meets and exceeds requirements".

Paul's full article can be found on page 22 of the May 2012 issue of Inside Networks.

Read the full article


How much could you save?

RIBA Enterprises will save over £100,000 over three years with Redstone's cloud services.

Whether you already have a plan to move to the cloud, or have questions on whether it's right for you, contact us to find out more about our cloud services and how they could help your organisation.

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News in brief

Redstone will be attending the Health Informatics Congress, 2 - 3 May, exhibiting on the Brocade stand. More information.

Redstone has been appointed by a leading global investment bank to design and install infrastructure for the expansion of one of its UK data centres, in a deal worth £730k.

A leading UK bank has chosen Redstone to install CAT6 structured cabling to support it with the repurposing of two of its offices in a deal worth £224k. Redstone has worked with the bank on numerous projects previously and the customer was also impressed with Redstone's plan to safely and securely deliver the new network without impacting existing operations.

Redstone plc has released an end of year trading statement. The Company is performing "in line with market expectations" said CEO Tony Weaver. Read the full RNS release.

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