The Who

  • One of the world's leading suppliers of additives and measuring instruments
  • Headquarters in Germany, with presence in 14 other countries
  • 2,300 employees worldwide

The Challenge

  • Recent acquisition had triggered the need for integrated IT between two businesses
  • One of the main challenges was migrating Active Directory to a new domain
  • Server and user data migration relied on the Active Directory being moved first
  • Switch part of a time-critical IT schedule post-acquisition

The Solution

  • On-the-ground resource deployed to build migration plan
  • Both domains running side-by-side until the old domain could be deactivated
  • Hardware, apps, and OS candidates for update identified as a by-product of solution
  • PC estate re-imaged to migrate client devices to the new domain

The Benefits

  • Consistent user experience throughout the six-month process
  • Critical work scheduled outside of working hours to minimise disruption
  • On-site resource ensured a high level of understanding of system architecture for the business

Why Servium?

  • Exceptional levels of commitment before and during project
  • Services Ecosystem allowed Servium to choose the best technical resource for the project
  • Consistency of resource enabled high degree of intimacy and understanding as project unfolded