Microland's Client is a global integrated pharmaceutical company offering a wide range of products and services to customers across 85 countries and has 8,000+ employees. The business is organized as Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Contract Development Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) and Generics.
The client has an on-premise data center with Windows server environment employing VMware virtualization and storage infrastructure in excess of 20 TB. The data center hosted 150+ key applications including Baan ERP / supply chain management, IBM Maximo asset management software, Java and .net based custom apps and collaboration suite accompanied by all support applications including identity management, core infra services and security services. The client had a minimalistic DR strategy with just a handful of critical business applications being covered under the DR plan. The DR site was not really designed to take on the full application capacity usage load in the event of a disaster and had several issues of performance and storage capacity.
The client embarked upon a strategic program towards adoption of a cloud-based data center to ensure the infrastructure was resilient and could effectively leverage latest technologies. To realize the benefits of the cloud-first strategy, client needed a partner they could trust: One who understood the business needs, provided a proven record in collaboration, and technical delivery, and had the capacity to deliver technically complex and time-critical projects. Microland was chosen as the primary delivery partner because of its three decades of experience in managing complex IT infrastructure estate and deep technical expertise.
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