OneNeck® IT Solutions announced the signing of a multi-year contract with Minnesota-based Agile Frameworks. OneNeck will customize a hybrid IT solution that incorporates Agile Framework’s self-built private cloud and offers scalability that aligns with their anticipated growth.
“OneNeck stood out to us because of their flexibility and agility to implement an IT solution the way we wanted it,” stated Brian Hase, CTO at Agile Frameworks. “They were willing to listen and adapt to our needs; they had the right recipe. From the first conversations we had, their knowledge level and the experience of their team shined through. Their entire team brings a lot to the table.”
As part of the customized hybrid IT solution, Agile Frameworks is leveraging colocation space in OneNeck’s Tier III data center in Eden Prairie, Minn., along with Internet service and site-to-site VPN. They are also using a ReliaCloud® integration pod at a secondary OneNeck data center located in Gilbert, Ariz. for high availability and redundancy as well as enterprise firewall service and network connectivity.
“We worked with OneNeck to design a customized solution that would accommodate our growth and meet the service level standards we promise our customers,” Hase added. “During the next five years, we’re looking to grow two or three times our current size. To achieve this, we realized we needed to identify a partner with an established IT infrastructure that we could leverage. Instead of telling us there’s only one-way, OneNeck worked with us to design and build the right IT solution for our company. They are helping us take our private cloud and build on it the way we want, while offering ideas of how we might do things better or differently. It’s positioning us to best serve our customers.”
Agile Frameworks has 27 corporate customers nationwide, nearly 10,000 SaaS subscribers and three primary product lines. In addition to offering scalability to accommodate their projected growth, Agile Frameworks was looking for an IT partner who could help them provide their customers with a better, faster and more reliable subscriber experience.
“With OneNeck’s hybrid, colocation and ReliaCloud design, we can achieve our goals and have the scalability that we didn’t have with our previous environment,” Hase noted. “As we were looking for an IT partner, I was surprised by how unusual it is to find a company like OneNeck. They have the reputation, longevity, ability to work with companies like ours and willingness to accommodate our unique needs. My advice to other businesses looking for an IT partner is to find a firm with an established reputation and the openness to accommodate your needs on a broad basis.”
OneNeck offers a full suite of hybrid IT solutions including cloud and hosting solutions, managed services, ERP application management, professional services, IT hardware and top-tier data centers in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Oregon and Wisconsin.
“Working with Agile Frameworks presented us the opportunity to blend their private cloud with a hybrid IT solution that would meet their needs and position them for growth, long into the future,” says Terry Swanson, senior vice president of Sales and Marketing at OneNeck. “Getting to know their business and really understanding their needs was critical to being able to design and build the right hybrid solution for them.”