Harte Hanks Selects Ensono™ For IT Management Services
Marketing services company outsources server operations for increased efficiency and lower cost of ownership.
Ensono™ has announced that marketing services company Harte Hanks has selected the hybrid IT services provider to manage and revamp its IT infrastructure. A crucial function of Harte Hanks business is to provide in-depth data analysis, analytics and creative services to its clients, and the company required a partner to efficiently provide IT solutions that support its business growth. Harte Hanks selected Ensono based on its proven infrastructure management expertise, transformational capabilities, and ability to deliver a wide array of solutions at a low total cost of ownership.
Understanding Harte Hanks’ need to streamline current IT operations, Ensono will initially manage the company’s IT infrastructure, including mainframe and mission critical systems in its two data centers. After a thorough assessment, Ensono will optimize Harte Hanks’ environment and migrate to private cloud-based platforms in Ensono data centers. This flexible approach will allow the Harte Hanks leadership team to focus on business growth, unique client solutions and improved productivity for a more cost effective infrastructure management model.
“Reliable access to data is critical to our company’s success; when it came time to evaluate our IT infrastructure, we determined there is a need for an IT services partner with expertise to manage our current infrastructure, and the ability to optimize solutions in a way that aligns with our company’s business goals for the future,” said Robert Neill, chief information officer, Harte Hanks. “Ensono delivers the range of services our company required – from remote to hosted management – and specializes in working with companies with similar infrastructures as ours. Knowing Ensono is there to manage internal applications, servers and the mainframe brings peace of mind to our team, and allows us to focus on growing our business.”
Harte Hanks recognized that enlisting an IT services partner would be an investment. After assessing the time and resources required to manage its data centers, IT staff and additional assets, it became clear that outsourcing IT services was more cost effective. Harte Hanks chose Ensono because of its industry expertise, particularly with mainframe and cloud services, as well as its commitment to work closely with its clients.
“Ensono’s ability to work collaboratively with customers such as Harte Hanks to execute more secure, cost effective and flexible infrastructure management services is a key differentiator for our business,” said Marc Capri, executive vice president, Sales & Marketing, Ensono. “Customer needs and technology change rapidly and we understand providing a platform that allows for optimization over time is critical. Ensono’s services model enables customers to utilize IT in direct alignment with their business.”
This article was originally posted “Harte Hanks Selects Ensono™ For IT Management Services” from Cloud Strategy Magazine.