ANS Group achieves NetApp data centre FlexPod specialisation


ANS Group is delighted to announce that it is the first NetApp to partner in the UK to have achieved all of the accreditations required for the soon to be launched NetApp data centre FlexPod specialisation badge.

Scott Fletcher, the Chairman of ANS Group, said, “We are leading the way in innovating operational efficiency for our customers. ANS has long been implementing the benefits of the FlexPod virtual architecture, deploying over 40 individual private cloud solutions since its launch. We are responsible for over 50% of the FlexPod deployments in the UK and have generated over £40m of FlexPod revenue since we began to sell the solutions over two years ago. We have delivered 4,000 days of FlexPod consultancy in this time and recently sold the first FlexPod ES solution in the UK to OPP. To be accredited for the FlexPod specialisation badge simply underlines our unparalleled expertise in this technology.”
Paul Sweeney, MD at ANS Group, said, “FlexPod has served us very well over the years and, as the market moves forward, we are seeing a lot of demand from our customers for our Infrastructure as a Service offerings based on this technology. We have an exciting pipeline built up and are excited about how this is going to help us to continue our fantastic growth.”

ANS Group is the NetApp Partner of the Year, became the first Cisco partner in EMEA to be awarded full Cloud Builder status in July 2011 and has installed FlexPod data centres for customers including Milton Keynes PCT, The Guinness Partnership, Salisbury NHS, WH Ireland and Tameside NHS.