Successful migration to VMware NSX results in improved data centre security for global telecoms company - Xtravirt

Cloud platform innovation ensures greater flexibility and simplified routing management

Challenge

  • Upgrade of multiple production platforms, serving both internal and external customers from vCNS to NSX
  • Efficient collaboration working closely with onsite engineering team and key project stakeholders
  • Validation of existing software products to ensure full-stack interoperability
  • Design and build of new cloud platform to migrate all external and internal customers over 6 sites

Solution

  • Planning, orchestration and testing of new NSX upgrade
  • Design and build of new multi-tenant cloud platform using latest VMware SDDC software stack with a plan to extend to additional sites
  • Training and support provided to customer’s internal team throughout the migration
  • VMware recommendations and customer’s proven best practices and design methodologies incorporated

Result

  • Successful upgrade to NSX from vCNS in line with customer’s internal release management cycles
  • Network virtualisation solution enabled simplified routing management
  • Data centre security improved with policy driven features and micro segmentation capabilities

The Customer

With services available in over 200 countries, this global IT and communications services provider supports organisations through their digital transformation, helping them to work more efficiently, interact better with clients and operate more reliably.

The Customer

With services available in over 200 countries, this global IT and communications services provider supports organisations through their digital transformation, helping them to work more efficiently, interact better with clients and operate more reliably.

At a glance

Challenge

  • Upgrade of multiple production platforms, serving both internal and external customers from vCNS to NSX
  • Efficient collaboration working closely with onsite engineering team and key project stakeholders
  • Validation of existing software products to ensure full-stack interoperability
  • Design and build of new cloud platform to migrate all external and internal customers over 6 sites

Solution

  • Planning, orchestration and testing of new NSX upgrade
  • Design and build of new multi-tenant cloud platform using latest VMware SDDC software stack with a plan to extend to additional sites
  • Training and support provided to customer’s internal team throughout the migration
  • VMware recommendations and customer’s proven best practices and design methodologies incorporated

Result

  • Successful upgrade to NSX from vCNS in line with customer’s internal release management cycles
  • Network virtualisation solution enabled simplified routing management
  • Data centre security improved with policy driven features and micro segmentation capabilities


Date Published: 11th July 2017
Date Modified: 19th March 2019
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