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Spinlock – Customer Case Study

spinlock case study


Spinlock Ltd is an award-winning company designing and manufacturing sail control devices and personal safety equipment for leisure and commercial marine users. Based in Cowes, the “Home of Yachting”, Spinlock has over 30 years of experience maintaining its position as a market leader, supplying everything from dinghies up to the world’s largest superyachts.

A truly global operation, Spinlock has offices in Newport, Rhode Island, USA, and 87 per cent of the business is made up of exports, with major markets in the USA, France, Germany and Scandinavia.

Spinlock supplies products to the world’s most renowned racing events, including Volvo Ocean Racing and America’s Cup, and among its clients is Ben Ainslie Racing Team.

Aura started working with Spinlock in January 2018 and has signed a 3-year agreement to provide full managed IT services and support.

Spinlock Factory

The Challenge…

As an industry-leading innovator, Spinlock has always looked to use its IT systems not only to improve efficiency, but also grow as a business.

Because of the global nature of Spinlock’s business, system reliability is crucial – IT downtime is expensive and potentially damaging to the firm’s reputation for excellence. The company required an organisation that would improve their existing IT infrastructure and minimise the chances of it ever letting them down.

Furthermore, Spinlock was looking for a strategic managed IT services provider that would go above and beyond the foundational requirements and offer solutions that open up new avenues to expand the company. The company required high-quality IT systems that could be managed remotely and keep the business moving forward as a global leader.

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