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Cloud & Virtualization

Business Case: Financial Services

CLOUD & VIRTUALIZATION PORTFOLIO

Cloud Computing

DELL    |   HPE  

Virtualization Management

DELL     |   MICROSOFT     |     VMWARE 

Thin Clients

DELL     |     HP

BUSINESS CHALLENGE

As one of the leaders in the Banking Industry, the client deals with a bulk of loan and credit card applications daily. Effective data management and speed on application approvals are critical for the client to stay ahead of the game and be the leading credit card company in the Philippines. Thus the client requires a data management and storage solution that will make their credit card applications quick and easy.

ICS PROPOSITION

ICS recommended virtualizing and consolidating their physical servers into fewer hosts with VMware vSphere which was recently upgraded to vRealize Suite. A Dell high-performance storage covered for the high demands of applications for storage consolidation. A first in the country, network virtualization running VMware NSX was also part of the continuous infrastructure modernization.

SOLUTION
COMPONENTS

Highly scalable
Dell PowerEdge Servers

Highly Performance
Dell Storage

Leading virtualization
platform with
VMware vRealize Suite

Profound network
virtualization platform
with VMware NSX

OUTCOME

With the recommended solution, the client was able to implement highly available systems for their computing processes. They were also able to maximize and effectively utilize their computing resources. As a result, the client is now effectively and efficiently provisioning additional applications and proactively monitoring usage of just 9 from its previous 100 physical servers. The solution also ensures disaster recovery and zero downtime. Network virtualization provided network security and ease of network management like no other in the country.