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IT Firm Onyx Group Shortlisted for Prestigious European Award

Posted: 12th April 2016

IT infrastructure and support specialists Onyx Group have been shortlisted for the “Enterprise Solution of the Year” at the 2016 IT Europa Awards.


Now in its 8th year, IT Europa’s European IT & Software Excellence Awards recognises best practices in customer solutions by Systems Integrators, Solution VARs, MSPs and ISVs across Europe. The winners will be announced at a dinner being held at the Lancaster London Hotel on the 14th April.

Shortlisted in the ‘Enterprise Solution of the Year’ category, in recognition of the project they implemented for Paris-based tolling giants Sanef Group, the award acknowledges IT providers who have delivered a service that has resulted in the transformation of the operations, processes or market strategy of their client.

CEO of Onyx, Neil Stephenson stated :“I am absolutely delighted that we have been shortlisted for such a prestigious award. To be included amongst the leading IT firms throughout Europe exemplifies the progress being made at Onyx. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer customers with access to trusted IT professionals with the expertise to deliver a solution capable of supporting not only their current needs and requirements, but also to provide a platform for their future growth and development. Throughout our history, we have continually invested into our IT infrastructure to ensure our customers have access to best-of-breed technology. Our project with Sanef, and its subsequent nomination, is a shining example that we have both the people, and technology, to compete with Europe’s finest in the design, management and implementation of large-scale IT projects.”

Onyx’s relationship with Sanef grew from the tolling company’s need to establish a new support centre in the North of England. Following a comprehensive review of the market, Sanef began to work alongside Onyx’s technical specialist’s to design and build a comprehensive IT infrastructure, hosted within Onyx’s ISO 27001 accredited Data Centre. With access to an onsite Workplace Recovery facility and industry leading Security controls in place, the project was recognised by IT Europa for delivering Sanef with the highest levels of uptime and availability.

Established in 1994, Onyx Group has grown from a regional IT company to a national technology provider with sites in the North East, London, Scotland and Yorkshire regions. The shortlisting for Onyx is the latest in a long-line of achievements, having been awarded both the “Managed Services provider of the year” and “Private Cloud Solution of the Year” at last year’s Kaseya and Unify award ceremonies.

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