GALA chooses Retelit as strategic ICT partner
01 October 2015Press releases
An ultra-broadband network between its offices, a secure Internet connection, ISO 27001 certified housing services and cloud storage services: GALA has awarded Retelit a contract to provide it with telecommunications and data centre services for the next three years.
GALA, a leading player in the free energy market in Italy, ranking in the top ten by volume of electrical power sold and distinguished for its development and application of innovative technologies in providing services for the benefit of its customers, has chosen the very high-performance and high-security solution custom-tailored by Retelit for its ICT platform. A next-generation ultra-broadband MPLS VPN service to connect GALA's five main offices to one another, including high-capacity Internet access associated with a personalised security service based on advanced firewalls. The technology and infrastructure solution designed and implemented by Retelit includes end-to-end control of all services so as to identify and manage applications as a function of their users, without neglecting prevention and content verification mechanisms.
"We turned to Retelit because they provided us with a reliable, secure personalised solution that could be implemented in very short order and at competitive costs. Our goal was to find a technological partner that would allow us to focus our resources on our core business, while ensuring the same high standards of transparency, quality and efficiency that we offer our customers," explains Filippo Tortoriello, Chairman and Managing Director of GALA.
"By creating a very high performance VPN network and providing housing and cloud storage services, all using Retelit's proprietary infrastructure, with next-generation security technology consistent with the most rigorous international standards," adds Giuseppe Sini, Sales Director at Retelit, "we have provided GALA with a scalable, personalised solution that is functional to the client's specific business needs."
The strategic value of the solution designed by Retelit for GALA lies in its future scaleability: in fact, the infrastructure can be expanded on demand to support the increase in traffic generated, without the need for a long, costly process disruptive of GALA's business. In addition, new offices may be added simply by connecting them to the existing architecture by fibre-optic cable. The VPN solution is in addition to the cutting-edge housing service at Retelit's highly reliable proprietary data centres, certified ISO 27001 compliant, and cloud-storage solutions for data back-up. All services are managed and guaranteed, end to end, by a dedicated customer care office.
"We are proud to count a successful, innovative Italian company such as GALA amongst our clients," comments Federico Protto, Managing Director of Retelit. "It further confirms the success of our development strategy for the Italian corporate market, which now has access to personalised ICT services based on cutting-edge technologies and standards, filling the gap left by traditional providers, and thus standing apart for their transparency and quality, values that we share with GALA in our common pursuit of excellence."