HCL plc Installs Cloud Computing
Atlanta Technology implements Compellent SAN at HCL plc
- Return on Investment calculated to happen within 12 months -Atlanta Technology, the cloud computing and server & storage virtualisation specialist, has completed the successful implementation of a Compellent enterprise-class Storage Area Network (SAN) solution for HCL plc, one of the UK's leading specialist health and social care staffing companies.Compellents Fluid Data architecture combines a powerful data movement engine, virtualised software applications and an agile hardware platform to redefine efficiencies, productivity and protection in a highly scalable enterprise storage environment. This enables HCL plc to benefit from a fast and always available storage solution that will initially be used to build and run test environments by the in-house IT Development team. HCL plc anticipates a complete Return on Investment (ROI) in less than a year.Michael Rogers, group IT manager, HCL plc said: I am delighted with the way the whole implementation has gone the advice, training and installation from Atlanta was one of the best I have dealt with in my career. Not only does the Compellent SAN solution tick all our boxes in terms of its breadth of features and flexibility, but it was implemented in a matter of days and was also within budget. We expect the ROI to be within 12 months. As a market leader, we are continually innovating and so our technology must support this, and Im pleased to say, this implementation does just that.Simon Kelson, managing director, Atlanta Technology said: We worked closely with the team at HCL plc to understand their current and future requirements and implemented the Compellent Fluid Data storage architecture as this would completely match their needs. The 12TB SAN provides speed and access to data whenever needed, as well as protecting the data through snapshots, roll-back options via virtual machines, plus it lets them upgrade or downgrade as needed.