The Who

  • UK-based building society and mortgage advisor
  • 4 offices in UK, 1 office in the Republic of Ireland
  • Over 30 years of experience advising and supporting home buyers
  • Roughly 1,200 users

The Challenge

  • Recent acquisition led to merge of all teams across business
  • Resulted in an excess of technology, prompting the need for rationalisation and radical change
  • Server and storage assets approaching end of life
  • Concerned about timescales to implement replacement technology
  • Seeking a new environment that would fulfil their unique requirements for Cloud, VDI and intensive database workloads

The Solution

  • Servium negotiated with third parties to add existing hardware assets to new support agreement
  • Proposed solution ensured continuing support for legacy server and storage assets while new solutions were considered
  • Maximised residual value from outgoing technology, helping budgets to go further
  • Evaluated alternative on-premises and cloud-based solutions for server and storage
  • This unearthed a preference for consumption or subscription-based service
  • Proposed HPE GreenLake, which delivers cloud-like economics with on-premises delivery

The Benefits

  • Peach of mind in knowing technology supported until end of life
  • Reassurance from critical infrastructure being supported 24/7 by HPE
  • Breathing space to sweat assets for longer
  • Now enjoy consumption-based IT, with freedom to scale up and down at will

Why Servium?

  • Vendor-agnostic advice and guidance on solutions not previously considered
  • One partner for solution discovery and delivery
  • Impressive SLAs at every stage of project
  • Strong partnerships helped secure best commercials for customer