The client wanted to set up a separate IT estate to support their IT requirements. Future-readiness and environment sustainability were key objectives. The challenge was to set up a software defined data center in a multi-vendor environment with a stringent timeline of 9 months. NIIT Technologies was contacted to drive a technology-led business model change. A future-proof data center was set up that will remain at the technology forefront for the next 10 years. The solution ensured increased agility, efficiency, cost savings, security, energy savings, and environment sustainability besides increased integration, and productivity through digital technologies.
The client is the IT subsidiary of a leading cement manufacturing company in South-East Asia. They provide end-to-end IT and digital services to the parent company’s subsidiaries, helping them leverage technology in their operations to create a competitive edge in the cement and construction materials manufacturing domain.
The client was going through a demerger and wanted a new data center that was reliable, flexible, and secure to meet the present and future business needs. The main objectives were:
A futuristic solution was provided that went beyond the client’s requirements using a private cloud infrastructure with a software defined data center. The process enabled reduction in application deployment time from 2 months to 4 hours, and improved IT alignment with business objectives and policy requirements. It also provided for scalability and converged infrastructure. The project was completed within six months, which was three months ahead of the deadline. The key highlights of the solution were:
Leveraging our wide talent pool and in-depth understanding of data center environments, a solution was delivered that exceeded client expectations. Comprehensive knowledge of infrastructure, applications, virtualization, compliance, and security enabled us to set up an agile, robust, and future-ready data center, 3 months ahead of the deadline.