Excel secures £8m data centre support contracts in financial services

Infrastructure technology and support specialist Excel I.T. has secured a total of £8 million in new and renewed data centre support contracts in the financial services sector.

A new £5 million support contract with a global investment management company will see Excel deliver round-the-clock maintenance and support services at data centres in London for the next five years.

Excel has also renewed for a further three years an existing £1 million p.a. support contract with a multinational banking and financial services company.

The renewed contract has been expanded to cover responsibility for an additional data centre.

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Excel I.T. Chief Executive Barry Horgan said: “These are significant contract wins which underline the continued strength of Excel’s 24x7x365 Smarter Support service.

“Data centres represent a huge and critical investment for the organisations with which we work.

“By moving beyond traditional break-fix with an innovative service that delivers real benefits in improved service, cost and efficiency, we are committed to making sure that investment is properly leveraged and realised.”