Case study

When did an American health care company decide to consolidate eleven data centers to two primary locations – and how much did they save?

Business and IT challenges

 

Client needed to consolidate 11 data centers to 2 centrally managed locations


Desire to move to a best-practice-based operational model
 

Lack of resources and internal experience hindered progress


High-impact, high-visibility goal for the company

Datalink solution: 

  • Developed global data strategy of migration and operations model for consolidation
  • Created ROI model to quanitfy the savings by accelerating the consolidation
  • Development of best practices operations guide and run books

Results and impact

  • Saved $8-12M annually through consolidation of staff, data centers, and infrastructure
  • Developed and implemented internal MSP model