Project Name - Data Centre Equipment Upgrade
What’s the Project About?
Virtualisation of UL Data Centre to new fit for purpose fully virtualised Vxrail servers, which also includes a new Commvault data backup solution. This delivers a world-class, secure, tried and tested solution that underpins the University’s digital transformation.
What does the Project Mean for You?
This project included the data centre migration, installation of large-scale changes including virtualisation of fully supported hardware to provide stability of our key systems running on the UL platform. This solution will improve its capabilities, performance, efficiency and scalability. It will also safeguard the University’s data retrieval process going forward.
70 legacy servers and backup units have been decommissioned, this will deliver significant savings on power consumption to the Campus, while also improving service availability.
This project is almost at completion stage and due for closure by the end of February.
The overall project is in the Execute Phase, status Green.
The following is a summary of the key project activities and their status.