Case study

When does a farm equipment manufacturer with global distribution require a complete data center transformation?

Business and IT challenges

 
Transformation
 

Need for data center transformation

Global


Limited IT resources and global demands

 
 

Increasing desire to harness power of the cloud

Migration

Disconnected IT strategies proposed by existing partner
 
Long-term
 

Lack of coherent long-term strategy

 

Datalink solution: Cloud Complete

  • Cisco Nexus switches, UCS blades and UCSD orchestration and automation
  • FlexPod converged infrastructure
  • Datalink Consulting Services for workflow design, standardization of worklows and creation of a self-service portal
  • Datalink OneCall on complete solution

Results and impact

  • Data center transformation to coherent strategic data center
  • Alignment to cloud capabilities
  • Orchestration and management of common workflows
  • Trusted partner for all data center needs
  • Extended architecture to support file services
  • Re-architected backup environment
  • Expanded orchestration to advanced workflow needs to support expanded growth