NAAFI Recruits Nordic IT Leader Advania for Hosting and IT Consolidation

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The UK Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes, NAAFI, will host all of its IT system with the Nordic IT company Advania. Furthermore, Advania will work with NAAFI to consolidate and simplify the current IT systems used by NAAFI in a variety of locations around the globe. Advania will assist NAAFI in optimizing business processes and implement end-to end Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP and retail system which will replace a whole range of legacy IT solutions and become the sole ERP and retail platform for NAAFI.  

“Advania resources were a key factor in the success of this programme when faced with the scale of the programme and pace that was desired for completion their technical ability and professionalism was the defining factors. I look forward to the future in the knowledge that whatever NAAFI may face we have a key strategic partner that has proven to deliver,” says Reg Curtis CEO of NAAFI.

NAAFI have worked closely with Advania on an enterprise change programme around infrastructure, applications and communications architecture in order to right size their business for the future.  All applications including Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook are provided to NAAFI users via Citrix thin client environment and hosted in the Advania Data Centre creating a highly secure and scalable IT environment for NAAFI.  Advania will continue to assist NAAFI in optimizing applications and technology solutions for commercial advantages as part of this long term partnership.

“We provide our customers with a one stop shop of hosting, business consulting as well as specialization in ERP and software solutions on a global scale. Advania has worked closely with NAAFI for over a decade but now we take the partnership to a whole new level. This project exemplifies our business approach perfectly where we start by taking a look at the business needs of our customers and provide them with a complete solution which results in better uptime, reduced cost, a simpler IT infrastructure and enhanced experience for the end user,“ comments Gestur G. Gestsson CEO of Advania.