June 19, 2013 – Oncore IT, a Cloud and IT managed companies supplier, at this time introduced that it has renewed a 3 12 months contract with Jeroboams Group, a number one London-based wine and whisky service provider, to offer on-premise and Cloud-based backup companies, together with catastrophe restoration (DR), and distant server monitoring.  With 18.9 million bottles bought final 12 months, Jeroboams Group caters for retail, commerce and personal prospects via three manufacturers: Laytons (commerce wine gross sales), Milroy’s of Soho (whisky) and Jeroboams (retail wine and personal consumer gross sales).  Based in 1934 and privately owned, the group employs 70 employees and has 9 outlets within the capital.  Jeroboams shopJulian Harper, Jeroboams Group’s IT supervisor, says, “Following the 7/7 London bombings, our chairman requested what would occur if we have been caught up in an incident. On the time, aside from utilizing tape regionally, we had no offsite catastrophe restoration provision or specialist managed service supplier taking care of our methods which is why Oncore IT was chosen in 2005.  They guarantee our information is totally protected given it’s what drives our enterprise.”Beneath the contract, Oncore IT is offering an Asigra-based Cloud information backup resolution, native on premise disc backup for non-core IT methods, its PReSS distant infrastructure monitoring service in addition to IT employees vacation cowl.  An annual DR take a look at can also be included as a part of the contract to make sure that every thing capabilities because it ought to.  Jeroboams Group has adopted a centralised method for core IT methods with its primary database, e-mail, net, and file and print servers positioned at its headquarters in Islington, north London.  The corporate makes use of a mixture of bodily machines for primary methods and virtualised servers to run non-core companies reminiscent of Microsoft SharePoint and a replication system for its EPOS system.  The assorted companies and outlets then all join in utilizing SSL VPN distant entry know-how.  Backup is due to this fact centralised for the group.  Harper says, “We’ve renewed our contract with Oncore IT as they do every thing we’d like, we have now a superb account administration relationship and their assist desk is proactive in monitoring the standing of our backup cycles.”A selected safe Jeroboams Group ‘vault’ has been created on Oncore IT’s enterprise-class Hitachi Knowledge Programs storage platform.  The vault comprises the group’s crucial information which is encrypted each ‘in flight’ and at relaxation.Backups are scheduled nightly and are run by only one Asigra DS consumer which was put in in Jeroboam Group’s setting to gather information from its servers. This massively simplifies rollout and contrasts with different options which require monitoring brokers on every system.  Knowledge is held in Oncore IT’s London datacentre and replicated to its offshore facility in Amsterdam for resilience.Harper explains, “Any small to medium sized enterprise must again up core methods offsite in order that within the occasion of a catastrophe, crucial enterprise data is protected.  It’s a easy insurance coverage coverage.  You hope you’ll by no means have to make use of it, however it doesn’t make business sense to stint and never have it.” By way of infrastructure monitoring, Jeroboams is utilizing Oncore IT’s PreSS service [Proactive Remote Engineering Support Services]. Comprising over 10 years value of mental property funding, PreSS  permits methods engineers to observe Jeroboam Group’s servers, networking tools and their Web infrastructure linking their outlets to keep away from system downtime, maximise system efficiency and improve organisational productiveness. Within the eight years the 2 firms have been working collectively, a catastrophe restoration occasion has not been evoked. Paul Prepare dinner, Oncore IT’s head of gross sales & advertising and marketing, concludes, “If it have been, our response could be utterly depending on the occasion and our service stage settlement is totally versatile to cater for this.  We might host servers for Jeroboams Group in our digital setting, ship non permanent gadgets to website whereas tools is bought or mounted – no matter they require to make sure uptime and enterprise continuity.”- ENDS -About Oncore ITOncore IT is a Cloud Managed Service Supplier (CMSP) with huge expertise delivering and managing crucial IT infrastructure for purchasers working from highest customary safe datacentres in London and Amsterdam.A wide range of internet hosting, co-location and cloud-based managed companies are provided to fulfill purchasers’ particular enterprise wants, all assured by class-leading service stage agreements and options sorted by skilled, devoted account managers and technical specialists.   Oncore IT makes infrastructure work as a result of that’s what makes companies work. For additional data, please go to www.oncoreit.comFor additional data, please contactTom HerbstTom Herbst PRT:07768 145571E mail: [email protected]