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Solid State Solutions Part of Capita PLc

Capita acquires Solid State Solutions (S3)

20/02/15 | by: Jack Blogg

Capita IT Enterprise Services has purchased data storage specialist Solid State Solutions (S3).

S3 is based in Basingstoke and was formed in 1988 as a value added integrator of data storage and storage management systems. Since then it has developed to become specialists in identifying and providing bespoke data storage solutions. S3 currently utilises data centre space in a Tier 3+ data centre located in Farnborough, Hampshire, which is BIL3 and List X accredited.

Additional services offered to clients include big data analytics, data protection software and off premise managed solutions including back up as a service.

The company has 30 staff with more than 300 regular customers from the private and public sector with an increasing number of blue chip clients. The business will sit within Capita IT Enterprise Services’ technology solutions division.

Peter Hands, executive director of Capita IT Enterprise Services, said:

“Data storage is becoming increasingly important for our clients – they want a solution which not only offers guaranteed security but also flexibility, accessibility and value.

“S3 prides itself on its ability to understand a business quickly and identify key operational requirements. Drawing on its extensive industry experience and technical expertise, it can recommend and then implement best of breed storage solutions from a portfolio of established and trusted vendors. It is a welcome addition to our business.”