Case Study: Cash Converters | Synextra

Cash Converters Case Study

Cash Converters UK used Synextra’s Managed DRaaS to increase security, resiliency and accessibility of business-critical data.

The Challenge

Whilst their on-site hosting solutions were protected against data loss through off-site backups, Cash Converters wanted to protect against in-house data centre faults.

However, they faced a large capital spend and an lengthy period of excess work to deploy another offsite solution.

  • Replace legacy off-site backup solution
  • Reduce strain on servers and network
  • Increase RPOs and RTOs
  • Help start cloud transformation journey

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The Solution

After completing a thorough infrastructure audit and establishing a clear cloud strategy with Cash Converters, Synextra integrated their Managed DRaaS solution into the retailer’s IT systems.

The Benefits

Legacy Backup Solution

“If a backup was running at the time and someone was trying to do something on the network, everything would crawl to a halt. Which wasn’t great.” – Jason Cartledge

  • Backups Slowed Down Servers
  • Cumbersome Data Transfers
  • Constrained Network

Synextra Managed DRaaS

Synextra’s DRaaS platform makes data retrieval a much simpler and more efficient process with everything now stored on Synextra’s own enterprise cloud servers.

  • Private Cloud Infrastructure
  • Easier Data Retrieval
  • Reduced RTO and RPO
  • Private Network Connections
  • Cloud Expertise
  • No Large Capital Expenditure
  • Predictable Monthly Costs
  • Backups Slowed Down Servers
  • Cumbersome Data Transfers
  • Constrained Network
  • Private Cloud Infrastructure
  • Easier Data Retrieval
  • Reduced RTO and RPO
  • Private Network Connections
  • Cloud Expertise
  • No Large Capital Expenditure
  • Predictable Monthly Costs

The Results

As Cash Converters continue their journey to cloud, Synextra are working closely with the high street retailer to ensure they remain at the forefront of their market and continue to innovate without restriction from IT.

Added Expertise

Cash Converters can leverage the leading-cloud provider’s extensive knowledge to help optimise their IT requirements.

Lower Capital Expense

Synextra’s Managed DRaaS harnesses the power of the cloud to deliver a cost-effective alternative to on-site backups.

GDPR Ready

“When we had an external GDPR review by a third party, they were most happy with Synextra’s approach,” says Cartledge.

Cloud Ready

Synextra's Managed DRaaS converts a large capital spend into predictable monthly costs, allowing them to focus on their journey to cloud.

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We integrated ourselves into Cash Converters' IT department to fully understand the issues they were dealing with as a business. This helped turn their data protection challenge into an opportunity to jumpstart their journey to cloud.

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