Phoenix invests in support capabilities

Phoenix is spending half a million on a distribution centre as it moves to ensure ti can underpin its managed services

Managed Service provider Phoenix has opened a state-of-the-art  configuration and distribution centre to provide increased support to customers.

The centre, in Farnborough, Hampshire , is housed in a 15,000 sq. ft. warehouse unit combining both storage and staging areas and represents an investment by Phoenix of approximately half a million pounds and will create 20 new jobs in the area.

Steve Vaughan, chief executive at Phoenix, said: “Opening this centre means that we can provide even more flexibility to our customers in supporting complex rollouts of their IT projects.”

By expanding its regional network of distribution centres, Phoenix  will enhance its professional services logistics support capabilities by providing its clients with quick and efficient delivery of required IT hardware, wherever their location.

Phoenix’s Professional Services team provides partners and clients with the delivery of IT projects. The team’s role can vary from simply providing deployment capability, right through to undertaking a full infrastructure refresh.

“We understand that being agile is essential to our clients and we are delighted that our investment in this facility enables us to deliver that, ” added Vaughan.

The move doubles Phoenix’s total storage and staging capacity to over 30,000 sq. ft. with a similar centre in Northampton also representing 15,000 sq. ft.

The new building is protected by around-the-clock security and offers 1000 pallet locations and 120 metres of work bench space among many other features.

Mark Ramsden, head of professional services at Phoenix, said that the centre would provide, "even more flexibility to our customers in supporting complex rollouts of their IT projects".


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