Skanska Case Study

Skanska, worldwide construction company, built its new data center with Cisco Nexus, reducing power consumption and increasing efficiency

Challenge

  • Reduce data centre operating costs
  • Make IT costs more predictable
  • Help ensure business continuity in the event of a catastrophic IT system failure
  • Improve customer service by boosting speed, performance and resiliance

Solution

  • Engaged Creative ITC for planning and deployment
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 ad 5000 Series Switches provides high throughput 10Gig connectivity
  • Cisco Nexu Fabric Extenders create scalable access layer for unified server environment
  • Cisco and NetApp advanced technologies provide full Co-location Disaster recovery solutions

Results

  • Faster and simpler disaster recovery
  • Predictable costs as business grows
  • Increased performance and high availability improves customer experience
  • Reduced energy consumption
  • Reduced operational costs through simplified management
  • Decreased capex, increased revenue