Avoiding costly infrastructure upgrade

Client Size: FTSE250 Constituent.

Client Sector: Property

Servers: Over 1000

Sites: 600 Offices worldwide




With over 1000 servers to protect across a growing estate, the backup infrastructure, including tape libraries, was occupying more than two racks of dataspace. The challenge was concern over reliability and the tape libraries reaching end of support life and how best to avoid incurring significant capital expenditure to replace and upgrade.


The client’s progressive IT vision recognised that owning and managing IT functions does not add value. They also had plans for a cloud strategy. Backup as a Service fitted well with their technology roadmap. It fulfilled all their key requirements and avoided major capital expense and time in upgrading the DP environment.


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