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Government Agency
VDI backend server and storge solution to include Dell Physical servers, M1000e Blade Chassis with Blades and Storage Spaces based MD3060e SOFS (Scale Out File Server) solution To include installation of Dell OME - Open Manage Essentions, for systems management and updating, Multiple Node Hyper-V and SOFS clusters with Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Replication to DR site, and VM failover testing

Government Agency
Server refresh project/migration to Dell Physical server based EqualLogic iSCSI SAN running on Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V. To include installation of SCVMM 2012, 3 Node Hyper-V cluster, EqualLogic replication to remote site, Physical to Virtual migration Then revisit to create 3 node Windows Server 2012 clusters and migrate. Setup Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Replica for DR. VM Template creation and VM failover testing

Hardware supplier
Server refresh project/migration to Dell Physical server based EqualLogic iSCSI SAN running on VMware. To include transition to Exchange 2010 from Exchange 2003, Physical to Virtual migration of servers , 2 node cluster and Windows 2008 R2 AD upgrade.

Leading Recruitment Company
Server refresh project/migration to Dell DAS Physical servers. To include transition to Exchange 2010 from Exchange 2003, Exchange 2010 multi role DAG based High Availability. Enabled remote access via Desktop and Smart phone devices. SQL migration to highly available cluster.

Technical lead in server refresh project to a Dell Blade based EqualLogic iSCSI SAN. To include transition to Exchange 2007, Physical to Virtual migration of servers to Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V, 5 node cluster, and SQL cluster migration. All associated products migrated / upgraded as necessary, Blackberry Enterprise server, Symantec Back and Enterprise Vault, Anti-Virus.

World Wide Beauty Products Manufacturer
HP Microsoft Windows 2008 and Hyper-V Transition from Exchange 2003 to Windows 2008 Hyper-V based HP Blades / HP-Eva Storage Exchange 2007. CAS/HT and SCC cluster.

Local Government Council
Creation of Active/Active/Passive 3 node Windows 2003 cluster and Active/Active/Passive SQL 2005 cluster. Migration from Exchange 2003 to Windows 2008 based Exchange 2007 CCR cluster with load balanced CAS/HT's. Microsoft System Centre Data Protecction Manager (DPM) 2007 backups. DR site with Exchange 2007 SCR and DPM recovery

Major Financial Firm
Migration from Microsoft Exchange 2003 to a Windows 2003 based Exchange 2007 CCR cluster. Production site on physical Dell servers. DR site on VMWare virtual systems.

World Class Organisation and leading UK Government Agency
Novell Netware 6.5 migration from Netware 5.x, and Groupwise 6, with all user data, Anti-Virus and backups. Multiple UK sites, all within office hours, some two sites per week, with NO Network disruption to user services, YES you heard right, No disruption !

Leading Translation Company
Microsoft Windows 2003 / Exchange 2003 - Migration from Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2003 / all users data / email, include new Anti Virus installation with DNS re-configuration and Outlook verification for all uses. Anti-Virus LAN configuration on all servers to auto update from provider.

Independent Specialist Manufacturer
NetWare Server verification and compliance. E-mail and Internet connectivity. LAN ongoing administration *** Now UPGRADED from a Netware 4.11 SFTIII pair to a new Netware 6 two node cluster to include LTO backup, CISCO switched Gigabit ethernet.

Click here for the Dell PowerSolutions article detailing the above project or click here for the Dell Powersolutions web site (see the August 2002 article) - well worth a visit.

Multi National Company
Dell - Microsoft Windows 2003 - To included Clustered Windows 2003 SQL 2000 database backend with Load Balanced Windows 2003 Web server(s) as front end.

Major Corporation
Dell - - Microsoft Cluster - Dell 2650 servers connected via a Dell SAN switch to an storage array. - Install Microsoft Exchange 2000 and migrate customers multi site LAN from Exchange 5.5

Local Government
Dell Novell 5 Node Netware 6 Cluster - To include Dell EMC 4500/4700 SAN switched hardware. Dell Powervault 136T backup all with Netware 6. Trouble shoot and Dell clustering assistance.

Major Manufacturer
Microsoft Windows 2000 NAS based 2 node clusters to include Dell 775n, 770n, 220s and 210, Powervault systems clustered to provide vast high availability storage to the LAN users.
Backups with Dell Super DLT 136t Tape Library Autoloader to provide a library capacity between 6.7TB and 13.2TB compressed data

Marine / Space / Battlespace Software House
Netware 6 based Dell SAN migration from Netware 5 to include 2 Dell external Storage Arrays, linked to multiple Dell rack mounted servers via fibre channel switches. Dell external backup auto-loader S.A.N. connected to facilitate super fast, fibre channel speed backups.
Systems and software house with wide-ranging system and product development, systems engineering and software capabilities whose clients are blue-chip organisations principally in the marine, space, battlespace and transport domains, where the objective is to apply advanced technology to the solution of customers' most challenging problems.

Major Aviation Group
Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server and Exchange migration from one cluser pair to new Dell 2550 based direct attach S.A.N. (Storage Area Network). Dell 660 external subsystem attached by fibre channel with Qlogic cards to service over 1000 users worldwide. Fully anti-virus protected by Network Associates.
One of the fastest-growing aviation service companies in the world. With stations operating in over 20 countries around the globe, who provide services of the highest quality, from ground handling to cargo logistics with an impressive range of aviation support services.

Art Publishing and Design Company
Dell Storage Area Network / Microsoft - to include 2.5 Terabytes of storage, fibre channel connected to a number of servers. Two servers clustered with Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server running Microsoft SQL server 2000 to service multi floor clients running Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac software.

Washington USA based Clinical Trials Management Company
Dell Microsoft Windows 2000 Oracle clustered servers, SCSI direct connected to external storage, specifically to run a large compex database.

Hardware Redeployment and disposal company
Upgraded to Netware 6 Dell / Novell - Multi Server / Multi Site Novell Netware 5 based LAN/WAN to include file/print, Firewall, Leased Line internet connectivity, Novell Groupwise Email and Microsoft Windows2000 Terminal Server Access application, customer designed and written by ourselves. Custom design and build of customers web site and 'e' business applications running Apache on Netware 6 !

Pacific Ocean Based Cruise Liner
Installation and configuration of a Netware "high availability" SFTIII server pair for a EPOS sales system.

.COM Startup
NT Enterprise and NT2000 based S.A.N (Storage Area Network) with full fault tolerance and hardware load balancing. CISCO switched LAN.

Financial "betting" organisation
NT4 based fault tolerant S.A.N. (Storage Area Network) for web based customer tracking and bet placing systems.

Hardware Manufacturer
Various NetWare, Windows 2000 and NT 4 server / LAN installations and troubleshoots. NetWare 4 SFTIII and NT 4 Enterprise Clusters. Microsoft Exchange and Proxy to Internet E-mail / Web browsing installations.

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