Migration & Setup of Data Center and
IT Services Transition

Shariden Consultants helps an insurance company in Australia to migrate its Data Center to Singapore and setup Services in India


Our Testimony project where our consultants helped the client acheive the objective in a short span of 9 months.


The Client

One of the leading global insurance provider with operations in more than 64 countries.


The Challenge


The Client took a strategic decision to sell its Australia business to increase its footprint and strengthen its business in emerging markets (Southeast Asia). As a result client had the challenge of migrating its IT assets hosted in Australia for businesses running in Australia, Japan, Hong Kong.


A total of approximately 140 skilled IT workers who were running Data Center for last 20 years were requested to transition the IT operations to Indian arm of the client and our consultants got embedded into the program, which was responsible to setup a Tier 3 data center in Singapore and transition all the IT roles from Australia to India.


The Project

Phase 1: Infrastructure Migration

Scope: Data Center Migration of 700+ infrastructure end points (with 20% refresh) and application migration in a phased approach.

Duration: 6 Months


Phase 2: Services Transition and IT setup


Scope: Transition and setup a team of 70+ high skilled IT infrastructure professionals providing 24X7 infra support for Tier 3 datacenter.

Duration: 4 Months


Conclusion


After 9 months our client with the support from our consultants were ready with a high end data center, in record time. The data center also addressed risk and audit issue raised by Monitory Authority of Singapore (MAS). The project became a showcase for the client at a Group level and our consultants were re-engaged to deliver, similar engagements in other geographies.