2017 was full events, which were notable for INTACT - from building the IT infrastructure of the LaminamRus plant on a turn-key basis to the start of regional expansion. Summing up the results of the year, INTACT shared with ten events that had a significant impact on its development.
In January 2017, INTACT completed the project of equipping with audiovisual systems for conference hall on the campus of the Finance University under the Government of the Russian Federation. The implementation of the audiovisual systems simultaneously with the finishing construction works. A unique audiovisual system architecture was developed, the equipment was integrated and adjusted with the existing IT infrastructure: video wall, sound system, control system, interactive image system, microphone support system for pulpit and presidium, system of interface connections through the desks. The new IT infrastructure reduces financial and time expenses for the preparation of audiovisual systems for future events.
In 2017, a new office grew roots in the business center "Krylatsky", Moscow . Partners and friends the company are warmly welcomed in this spacious and comfortable location with high-tech interior for a professional discussion of technical problems.
In March 2017 Russian-Italian plant LaminanRus on the production of ultra-thin ceramic tiles for domestic and industrial purposes was opened in the territory of the industrial park "Vorsino". INTACT specialists implemented a project to create an integrated, modern and safe IT infrastructure for the LaminamRus plant. Features of the production cycle, including electric firing facilities, which can interfere with the Wi-Fi equipment were taken into account. The work on the deployment of IT infrastructure was carried out simultaneously with the construction work.
In July, INTACT received the Gold-partner status of the world's leading manufacturer of storage and information management systems NetApp, Inc. Vendor recognized the highest level of the company's competencies and a number of successfully executed projects.
INTACT has been equipping the Skolkovo Technopark audience with high-tech multimedia equipment for 3.5 months (June-September). Thanks to installed videoconferencing systems, the quality of training for those present in the halls and distance participants has been improved. The complicated task was the installation of equipment in the conference hall, transformed into two, three and even four rooms. Now the technopark is ready for holding both small and large-scale (up to 600 people) negotiations, seminars and business conferences. The first event in the newly equipped rooms was 'Open Innovations - 2017' conference.
In October 2017, at 'Integrated Systems Russia' international exhibition, INTACT was named the winner in the nomination "The best solution for the educational sector" during the presentation of 'ProIntegration Awards 2017' the national prize. The company received this industry award for the construction of the Educational Campus and the complete modernization of the IT equipment of the CHC SIBUR-South LLC in Anapa.
INTACT began to build a branch network this year. The first branch was opened in Krasnodar. The head office in Moscow and the regional office in Krasnodar operate as a single entity through the corporate communications system. Meetings, training, consultations and work in online became the basis for the further development of the network of INTACT representative offices in the regions of the Russian Federation.
In 2017, meetings with partners and clients were held not only in business, but also in an entertaining format. Business breakfast, retreat conferences in the shooting club, master classes for cooking steaks - these meetings were the formats in which the guests could work fruitfully, exchange experience with colleagues and relax.
Norilsk Nickel has chosen INTACT as a supplier of server equipment for SAP HANA database management system and to provide installation and configuration services for this equipment at the company's premises. INTACT won the tender due to cooperation with Bull, which developed the optimal solutions, allowing to reduce IT expenses in large and medium-sized enterprises. The project for PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel will be completed in early 2018.
"The number of company employees has almost doubled, the number of our partners has grown 1.5 times compared to 2016, and the number of customers has increased by 36% over the current year. In 2017, we became the official partner of such manufacturers of IT equipment and software as Bull, Genesys, Netwrix, Panduit, ZOOM and confirmed existing statuses of privileged partners. These figures confirm the company's active growth, and I'm sure that upcoming 2018 will be productive for the company," said Alexander Zykov, CEO for INTACT.