03. Case Study: Global Payment Services Firm

Fortune 500 Global Payment Services firm enlists Think to support Global Datacenter Migration.

“With Think’s help we accomplished in 60 days what would require most organizations 3-4 months. Not only was the project on time, it was on budget and there was zero disruption to our end users. The Think team are great people to work with and I have no hesitation in recommending their services.”

-N.S. Project S.A.

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Think Communications exceeds firm’s expectations

A Leader in global payment services. In 2015, this organization moved over $150 billion dollars for consumer and business clients.

Project Objectives:

  • Migrate over 300 physical and virtual servers out of Victoria DC to DCs in Toronto, Denver, and Idaho
  • Move 100TB of Data in 60 Days with zero interruption, data loss or corruption
  • Ensure minimal interruption to end-users despite solution encompassing email, file/print,  and all critical LOB applications
  • Optimize Victoria DC to reduce rack space, power and cooling needs

Project Solution:

  • Solution Design via several Senior Think Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)
  • Project Management – spanning numerous stakeholders across multiple timezones
  • Leveraged virtual infrastructure to performed move during business hours, while meeting Secure PCI standards

Project Outcomes:

  • On time and on budget
  • Increased availability and mission-critical systems uptime by moving servers and data to 3 state-of-the-art DC’s
  • No disruption to end users or IT systems, zero data loss or corruption
  • Reduced Victoria Datacenter footprint and power consumption by over 90%
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