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Maidenhead, UK – 25 August 2020 – Pulsant, a leading UK provider of regional data centre, cloud and managed services, has extended its partnership with British Rowing for a further year. The extension will see Pulsant continue to provide a range of hosting solutions for British Rowing until summer 2022, through the rearranged Olympic and Paralympic Games next year.
In addition to providing the core private cloud infrastructure for British Rowing’s online services, as part of the agreement, Pulsant will provide the necessary hardware infrastructure for the GB Rowing Team’s performance data analytics projects.
Rob Coupland, Chief Executive Officer at Pulsant comments: “Data analytics and security is a critical factor of success for many organisations and British Rowing is no exception. We’re proud to be able to provide the team with the security and resilience and connectivity they need and look forward to continuing to do our bit to make the GB Rowing Team boats go faster.”
British Rowing Chief Executive Officer, Andy Parkinson adds: “We have been working with Pulsant for a number of years now and their support with our IT infrastructure has allowed us to significantly improve our online services for clubs and members. Data security is so important for any organisation now and working with Pulsant allows us to be confident that our systems are safe and secure.”
The strategic partnership between British Rowing and Pulsant commenced in 2017 and saw Pulsant design and host a bespoke platform for British Rowing’s information technology system, including storing performance data for the GB Rowing Team, running legacy systems and hosting a number of membership services online. As a result of the partnership, British Rowing has been able to modernise, scale and raise the standards of its IT systems and improve security and compliance.
Pulsant is one of the UK’s leading providers of regional data centre services, colocation, workplace recovery and managed cloud, with a core focus on security, resilience and connectivity. The company operates a network of UK-based data centres, as well as three regional centres of excellence focusing on networking, security and customer support in Gateshead, Edinburgh and Maidenhead.