EfficiencyIT, a specialist in data centre design and build, edge computing environments and IT services, has taken home the ‘IT Systems Reseller and Managed Services Provider of the Year’ accolade at the 2019 SDC Awards 2019.
While the ‘IT Systems Reseller and Managed Services Provider of the Year’ award was the big win for EfficiencyIT of the night, the company also managed to take home the ‘Edge Project of the Year’ award, sharing the title with The Wellcome Sanger Institute and EfficiencyIT’s vendor partner, Schneider Electric.
“I’m both honored and grateful to have accepted this award on behalf of EIT,” said Nick Ewing, managing director, EfficiencyIT.
“The award is a testament to the hard work and expertise of our team, our culture of adding value, and to the trust that customers place in us to keep their most critical IT systems online, ensuring they perform as efficiently and resiliently as possible. A huge thank you goes out to all of the industry peers, the partners and to the clients that have supported us from the start.”
Under the watchful eye of EfficiencyIT, The Wellcome Sanger Institute deployed APC by Schneider Electric Smart-UPS uninterruptible power supplies to provide resilient power protection in the research labs and utilise Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure IT next-generation DCIM platform, with its AI and machine learning capabilities, to proactively manage the data centre and minimise downtime.
“The data centre and IT systems play a crucial role in the day-to-day operation of almost every function on the campus,” noted Simon Binley, data centre manager, Wellcome Sanger Institute.
“The guidance, expertise and service that Sanger continues to receive from EfficiencyIT remain second-to-none. We consider them not as an external service provider, but as a key partner who are focused on the same principles as us. This ensures that the research institutions and the scientists based here can continue their work without interruption, finding cures to some of mankind’s most destructive diseases and improving health outcomes for us all.”
“We are honored to have won this award in collaboration with the Wellcome Sanger Institute and our elite channel partner EfficiencyIT," added Marc Garner, VP secure power division, Schneider Electric UK&I.
"The work that the Institute undertake on behalf of humankind is truly incredible, their data centre team and the success of the IT operation plays an integral role in the research function.”