Contract caterer http://www.savvis.net" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">Elior UK](http://www.elior.co.uk) has outsourced its IT infrastructure and operations in a move to managed IT services and utility computing.
Under the terms of the three-year deal, hosting company [Savvis will host 16 applications for Elior, including its e-mail, EPoS, restaurant back office and management and information systems, as well as its web services.
Elior UK's IT director Alistair Fuller said that by consolidating and centralising its IT infrastructure, the company, which caters for more than 1,000 UK restaurants, could channel its IT resources into more strategic IT projects. He said: "We need a robust and scalable infrastructure that will allow us to be more responsive to customer demands and at the same time focus our IT resources on the development of additional business applications."
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