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Data is our core business and Proximus SpearIT ensured optimal protection of our data with Dell EMC DataDomain.

As a fast-growing SME, market research agency Haystack sought and found a partner in Proximus SpearIT to manage, optimise and scale their entire ICT.

For Haystack International, data equals knowledge. The availability and security of this data is crucial.

With Dell EMC DataDomain, Haystack now has the same backup and disaster recovery capabilities as large companies. 

About Haystack

Haystack, a global multi-sensorial research consulting agency with a vast track record in the domains of product & service development, brand & communication experience, pack performance and shop experience.

More info about Haystack

The Benefits for Haystack

  • IT management fully covered
  • High-performance network, server & storage and security solutions
  • Access to software and data for employees worldwide
  • Future proof, scalable (cloud) solutions
  • Cost optimisation

Data is our core business and Proximus SpearIT ensured optimal protection of our data with Dell EMC DataDomain.

Ludovic Depoortere,
Founder & President, Haystack International

Ludovic Depoortere, Founder & President, Haystack

The same data protection as the big guys

Better backup

With the installation of a Dell EMC DataDomain solution, Haystack now has access to technology that would otherwise only be affordable to huge companies.  

Backups are 6 times faster and easier to adjust. Haystack's data is better protected. In the event of an accident, Haystack employees will be back to work faster with minimal data loss.

The DataDomain solution is scalable and can grow with Haystack. 

Dell EMC DataDomain 3300

SpearIT, part of the team

IT in good hands

Haystack really considers SpearIT to be an extension of the company. A one-stop-shop for everything: hardware, software, support, monitoring of the servers, on-site support ...

Growing together

SpearIT and Haystack together looked for effective solutions to relieve the workload and improve the operations of their ICT in general.

Access data anytime, anywhere

In view of Haystack’s international character, Haystack brought important assets such as Office 365 to the cloud. This gives employees worldwide secure and easy access to software and data.


Our employees are extremely satisfied about the cooperation.

SpearIT is an extension of our company, which guides us step by step in our challenges. 


Thinking and working together

To ensure a good follow-up, SpearIT provides on-site support at Haystack. SpearIT consultants work and think along as ‘part of the team’ on the flawless implementation of the discussed solutions.This allows Haystack to focus on its excellent sensory market research.

Through extensive cooperation we have already completed several projects. SpearIT’s expert knowledge enabled us to improve both the operation of the IT infrastructure and software.

Working in the cloud has made it possible for us to manage our IT securely and easily at all times.


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  • Managed IT infrastructure services: network, security, server & storage including backup & disaster recovery
  • Workplace management with remote helpdesk and onsite support for end users
  • IT procurement management: hardware (workplace, network and infrastructure), software and licences

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  • Windows 10
  • Office 365
  • Dell EMC DataDomain
  • Hyper-V virtualisation cluster
  • Aruba WiFi
  • SonicWall