Business Challenges

Data center operations had become an increasing burden.  Migration to the cloud for all servers has been a multi-year initiative.  Current footprint is 2200+ servers.  Windows and Linux server footprint as well as Oracle and hundreds of applications. Oakwood was selected after a multi-vendor evaluation based on experience in similar projects.​


Solution

Oakwood proposed a phased approach including a combination of workload and application evaluation utilizing a PowerBI based tool to determine cost efficiencies.  Future state included Architecting, Developing, Migrating and Transforming all workloads – Future State to include SDx, Cost Optimized Workloads, Modernized App Structure, Consistent Cloud Provisioning Process (Service Now), DevOps Development and Process, Automation and Configuration Management and overall Security Architecture.


Outcome

Customer has extended the work to include other aspects including implementing Azure Stack, Oracle multi-cloud analysis and implementation as well as implementing updated Endpoint Management.