17th February 2022

Infrastructure Review Saves Client £300k/year

Infrastructure Review Saves Client £300k/year

PSP saved a large, global awarding body almost £300,000 per year during a recent infrastructure streamlining project.

The client - who has more than 100,000 members - was shocked by PSP's findings, including unused servers, and are now reaping major financial rewards.

The client was utilising our Outsourced IT Management services when our CTO (Chief Technical Officer) analysed their infrastructure and identified, and implemented, several tangible changes.


Our Findings and Solutions

As part of a review of the managed services and outsourced hosting, PSP identified several potential areas for cost savings from consolidation of server through to replacement of services. The process of identifying, assessing and implementing improvements led to a reduction in servers, license costs and services that required support. All of which contributed to a net saving for the client.

We also identified several outsourced services where the suppliers were underperforming and were not scrutinised or being held to account. Through increased management controls, PSP was able to drive improvements and increase value for money. By taking a strategic approach to resolving these findings, we’ve saved the not-for-profit client serious yearly costs and improved their organisational processes.


What else can an IT infrastructure review uncover?

Like in this case, a review of IT infrastructure can be carried out to determine the efficiency of the business systems employed by the organisation and identify cost savings. This will improve its reliability in the long term, and ensure the right technology is adopted at the right time.

An infrastructure review can also look at:

  • Procedures and responsibilities
  • Documentation
  • Data quality
  • Disaster recovery
  • Software or hardware in need of updating
  • Scope and deliver of support contracts
  • Security vulnerabilities


Need an IT infrastructure review?

An IT infrastructure review is the most efficient way to keep up with the growing pace of technology and make sure IT usage suits the needs of the company.

PSP is a Microsoft Gold partner who has worked with globally-recognised awarding and professional bodies for more than a decade. Our services range from web and application development, through to strategic IT management and Business Analysis support.

Contact PSP to speak to one of our specialists. Call 01775 722 377, or email letstalk@psp-it.co.uk

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