Data Centre optimisation and custom training for renowned investment company - Xtravirt

Upgrade of virtual infrastructure and seamless migration results in improved performance

Challenge

  • Upgrade to VMware vSphere 6 with minimal impact to business-critical workloads
  • Design and deploy a highly available, multi-site solution to support customers’ data centres across UK and Europe
  • Prepare environment for integration of future technology enhancements

Solution

  • Integration of disaster recovery and business continuity solutions using VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) 6
  • Implementation of key workshops with architects and SMEs, covering VMware vSphere and solution components
  • Customised advisory and training services
  • Installation assistance and validation of VMware vCenter and infrastructure components

Result

  • Improved performance of systems due to refresh and upgrade of multi-site vSphere 6 platform
  • Failover of protected workflows orchestrated as a result of integration of VMware Site Recovery Manager 6
  • Efficiency maximised and impact minimised to customers and target workloads due to effective migration solution
  • Successful installation and validation of VMware vCenter and infrastructure components

The Customer

This renowned investment company provides services such as investment management, and wealth management, helping institutions and individuals succeed in markets all around the world. Since the 1900s, they have delivered services to a broad range of clients, seeking access to global capital markets.

The Customer

This renowned investment company provides services such as investment management, and wealth management, helping institutions and individuals succeed in markets all around the world. Since the 1900s, they have delivered services to a broad range of clients, seeking access to global capital markets.

At a glance

Challenge

  • Upgrade to VMware vSphere 6 with minimal impact to business-critical workloads
  • Design and deploy a highly available, multi-site solution to support customers’ data centres across UK and Europe
  • Prepare environment for integration of future technology enhancements

Solution

  • Integration of disaster recovery and business continuity solutions using VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) 6
  • Implementation of key workshops with architects and SMEs, covering VMware vSphere and solution components
  • Customised advisory and training services
  • Installation assistance and validation of VMware vCenter and infrastructure components

Result

  • Improved performance of systems due to refresh and upgrade of multi-site vSphere 6 platform
  • Failover of protected workflows orchestrated as a result of integration of VMware Site Recovery Manager 6
  • Efficiency maximised and impact minimised to customers and target workloads due to effective migration solution
  • Successful installation and validation of VMware vCenter and infrastructure components


Date Published: 4th April 2017
Date Modified: 19th March 2019
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