January 13, 2023

Case Study
2 min

Migrating Data Centers with Enterprise-Class Technology Strategy

A farm and dairy wholesaler’s data center host was going bankrupt, and needed to move their infrastructure while maintaining service continuity.

With their provider going bankrupt, a farm and dairy wholesaler needed to move their infrastructure while ensuring their current technology strategy was enterprise-class.

Industry: Agriculture

Goals: Agility

Solutions Provided: Data Center

Software as a Service Services Provided: Infrastructure Services

Challenge

A national milk marketing cooperative needed to move to another colocation or on-premises data center as their current host was going bankrupt. The coop needed to manage their infrastructure transition while ensuring the current technology strategy was enterprise-class to service their internal and external customers. They were looking for a partner with offer pre- and post-sales services and expertise across the full infrastructure portfolio.

Solution

Leveraging CDW’s deep expertise and understanding of legacy environment challenges, the coop implemented a Cisco Network, F5 Load Balancing, Silver Peak SD-WAN, Vertiv power and cooling with services, and HPE servers. The coop is still evaluating solutions for a backup appliance.

Outcome

The coop now has an agile state-of-the-art on-prem infrastructure, and was able to maintain service continuity during the implementation.

Success Factors
  • A technology partner with expertise across the entire technology stack

Industry: Agriculture

Goals: Agility

Solutions Provided: Data Center

Software as a Service Services Provided: Infrastructure Services

Services
Maximizing Infrastructure Investments