The article was originally published in ficolo.com in 2014
An expert in digital business, cloud provider Solita Ltd develops new business and services through private businesses and pubic communities for each Finnish citizen. The services cover from planning to execution the solutions, and maintaining and developing the digitalized business environments.
The cooperation of Ficolo and Solita is based on a model in which Ficolo produces the colocation data center services and server platforms. Solita produces the actual cloud service to its own customers. Thousands of Finns encounter Solita’s services daily; one example of these digital services is Lupapiste.
Lupapiste is a virtual working environment which serves private persons, businesses and communities but also authorities in permission and notification matters. Through Lupapiste one can enquire construction projects in all municipalities; electronic permits are used in dozens of towns. Lupapiste services do not only ease the process but also saves time and money of the permit requestor as well as of the receiver.
Solita’s and Ficolo’s close cooperation is based on Bare-Metal Cloud, concept produced by Ficolo, which combines server environment, data security and Ficolo’s operator cloud connection services. With the help of the operator cloud Ficolo allows a direct connection to a multi- carrier networks for customers. Redundant carrier connections are securing each other.
For Solita the key benefits of employing Ficolo’s services are flexibility and cost effectiveness, says Iiro Uusitalo, DevOps Specialist at Solita. Altogether with Ficolo’s services Solita is able to provide its customers more comprehensive services. To Lupapiste and its users domestic based services are essential, therefore Solita benefits from Ficolo’s Finnish location- Solita can provide its customers Finnish cloud capacity.
Main element for Solita is that Ficolo enables Solita’s future growth and expansion. “It was easy to negotiate with Ficolo and discuss about future plans “ reminisces Uusitalo the feelings during the selection process “The cooperation will surely deepen and expand further” describes Uusitalo impressions about the cooperation between these companies.