This is the first of two Hyper-V and System Center case studies that will provide some interesting insights into ways of making the most of Microsoft Technologies.

BUSINESS CHALLENGE

The Isle of Man Government wanted to save money and boost services by moving its infrastructure—including 1,000 applications—to a hybrid cloud environment.

SOLUTION

It chose the Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system with Hyper-V technology and the Microsoft System Center suite to improve manageability.]

RESULTS/BENEFITS

  • Early transition to the cloud
  • Lower unit costs
  • Enhanced customer services
  • Less unwanted email
  • Focus on higher value work

Here's what the IOM Government had to say about their experience.

“Our boost in performance speaks for itself—an eight-fold improvement in data availability, 40 per cent more storage resources with no extra hardware needed, and a reduction of 15 per cent in operating costs.” Peter Clarke, Chief Technology Officer, Isle of Man Government

You can read the full case study here!