The Who

  • International shipping company handling both freight and courier contracts
  • Recent business expansion led to new sites being acquired
  • Headquarters in UAE, with 3 UK sites

The Challenge

  • Recent contract awarded with one of the world's largest online retailers
  • Internal networks needed updating to be able to support growth anticipated
  • Existing infrastructure composed of a mixture of vendors across each of the UK sites
  • Needed to consolidate and unify networks to establish a future-proofed, company-wide standard
  • Increased public consumption of online retail during COVID-19 intensified urgency of project timelines

The Solution

  • Solutions evaluated based on maximising existing infrastructure where possible and securing headroom for growth at each location
  • Network and Intelligent Edge solutions from HPE Aruba put forward for consideration
  • Technology scoped and right-sized for each location
  • Each UK location re-fitted with modern network fabric

The Benefits

  • Close relationship with HPE secured competitive commercials to meet budget requirements
  • Time and resource burden of right-sizing solutions taken away from customer
  • Improved network management using cloud-based control console
  • Simplified deployment of policies to secure and govern networks active in all 3 sites
  • Real-time monitoring in a single consolidated network view

Why Servium?

  • Longstanding, trusted relationship
  • Confidence that we would deliver
  • Easy interface into HPE for technical and commercial support
  • Transparency and openness around cost and solutions