Major Financial Firm: Data Migration

The Profile
A major financial firm needed to migrate 120TB of critical data at each of two sites operating 24/7 from older NetApp storage to new EMC VNX5700ís.

The Goal
To migrate business critial systems to a new storage system with minimal downtime.

The Solution
Due to the fact that the company was running a variety of Windows and Linux client hosts that were accessed continually, application performance was critical throughout the migration process and production could not be interrupted until the final cut-over to new storage. A Data Migration appliance was deployed and configured in a total of 41 minutes with no interruption or changes to the existing SAN environment, and 240TB of data was migrated successfully with no reports of performance impact.