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Server consolidation for a large enterprise

CUSTOMER

CHALLENGE

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Client is one of the leading industrial companies based in KSA. Client had a proliferation of servers with a variety of Operating systems consisting of HP UX and others. The objective was to consolidate the servers and recommend a roadmap for movement to consolidated single OS environment.

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The environment included over 100 servers – HP / Intel spread across 3 different data centers. The servers hosted a variety of Web and Database applications. They were configured as Web, Application and Database servers.

SOLUTION


A project initiation meeting was conducted to gather information on Business Drivers, Pain areas, short term & long term goals. This was followed by an Assessment and Analysis of the various infrastructure and applications. This included:

Identifying and finalizing the list of candidate servers and hence the applications and tools deployed on them.

Studying the interdependencies of servers/applications, usage pattern of servers/applications and performance factors

Evaluating of the pros and cons of the different architectures arrived at.

Designing and recommending a target environment which met the business drivers of the project along with a roadmap of migration of applications and servers to Linux environment

A proposal was provided with Bill of material, Financials and project execution timelines. The resultant architecture led to consolidation and reduction of storage/servers and standardized the operating systems and tools like AIX, Inktomi.
 

BENEFITS


Ease of administration - due to reduction

 
     
   
   

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