Greencore benefit from a fast & agile cloud ready network
Food giant Greencore has begun its ambitious long term IT overhaul with a major core infrastructure project across its 25 sites throughout the US, UK and Ireland.
The leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK & US, Greencore is the number one sandwich maker in the UK making over 430million pre-packed sandwiches a year for major retail brands; as well as having leading market positions in other convenience food categories. In addition to the UK, Greencore has a fast-growing business in the US, where it supplies retail and convenience store outlets for several large customers. Total Group revenues for Greencore were £1.3bn (c.$1.9bn) in 2014.
The five-year contract with managed services specialist ANS Group sees core infrastructure installed on LAN.
Installation of wireless on all sites including factories and office space with a 24/7 fully managed service on all components.
The project is the first step in a five-year plan and will enable Greencore to scale its IT to support its future growth strategy.
The innovative state of the art network infrastructure is underpinned by a fully managed service that matches the needs of the business and will scale to help deliver growth.
The managed service element has created an extension of Greencore’s IT department.
Features and Benefits
This investment has given Greencore a robust network, streamlined IT and supports the company to achieve its ambitious vision.