City & Guilds Group Move Business Critical Applications, including SAP, to a Managed Azure Environment
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City & Guilds Group disparate IT environments within acquired companies do not allow for an integrated IT approach. The current inefficiencies from duplicated resources and over-provisioning form the basis of a cost model that doesn't fit with the business growth agenda.
Ensono migrated five critical applications from City & Guilds Group on premise data centers to Microsoft Azure. This migration required Ensono to manage around 150 virtual machines on Azure and provided SAP Netweaver management for SAP landscape.
The 6 month program will deliver over $1.4M (£1M) in annual savings and provide a clear strategic direction for critical applications, which complements the full application estate transformation to cloud by 2020.
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