CCS Case Study - Claranet - Phoenix Optics

Claranet’s IT services help our customers do amazing things. Claranet simplify the management of IT services so customers can concentrate on what they do best. Claranet customers gain access to a wide range of integrated hosting, networks and communications managed services, as well as support and expertise 24x7.


Founded in 1996, Claranet has evolved from a pioneering ISP (Internet Service Provider) into one of the leading independent MSPs (Managed Services Provider) in Europe. The company has annual revenues of circa £150 million (€210 million), 5,000 customers, 850 employees, and an international footprint in six countries.


While Claranet has grown internationally, the focus has always been on local service, out of local offices, using local data centres. The company’s ambitious growth strategy has led to numerous acquisitions since 2014: Echiron (Portugal), Grita (France), NovaData (The Netherlands), Celingest (Spain), Techgate (UK) and LinuxIT (UK).


Claranet is recognised as a Sunday Times International Track 200 company 2015. It was recently recognised as a ‘Leader’ in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Europe (2015) for the third consecutive year. Claranet customers include Airbus, Channel 5, Harvey Nichols, Peugeot, River Island and Unicef.


In the UK, Claranet partners with UK structured cabling and racks manufacturer Connectix Cabling Systems. Connectix Cabling Systems (CCS) is a leading UK manufacturer of Structured Cabling Systems and Racks for low latency, high speed data centre infrastructures and LANs.

Claranet - Phoenix Optics (claranet_phoenix_optics.pdf)

October 6, 2016 : pdf : 5109 KB


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