Security Lock Distributors - Virtualization Infrastucture Refresh

Summary:  Security Lock Distributors located in Westwood &

Marlborough Massachusetts is a provider of “Touch-less Security Locks.  The client requested a proposal for a total Virtualization Infrastructure refresh of their current NetAPP SAN and Hypervisors at both of their locations.

Challenges:  The client wanted to upgrade the entire Virtualization environment with ZERO down time and interruption to business. Install had to be completed during afterhours/weekends. This project was completed during the Pandemic and WCA maintained all the needed safety protocols during this challenging time.

Solution:   WCA performed an IT assessment and then provided/statement of work to perform the configuration/installation of 1 HPE HF40 SAN & 5 PowerEdge R740XD servers at each location. Solution included the scheduling   of the install during weekend hours to satisfy the clients request of ZERO downtime.

Benefits :   TThe solution implemented at Security Lock Distributors provided a smooth installation with ZERO down time.
The details of this install are as follows:

• Preconfigured & installed onsite during weekend hours.

• The hosts had to be swapped out one at a time, and the project took place over several weekends until completed.

• WCA tested the installed solution.

• WCA completed a knowledge transfer to client with documentation.

• WCA delivered completed project on time.

Project Results: Project went perfectly even with the delays that the Pandemic presented.  Looking forward to our next project.   Gary Hoffstein