“We considered several different options and looked closely at whether they could meet our requirements. In the end, it was an easy decision. With its combination of ACS [advanced console server] serial appliance, DSR™ KVM over IP switch and DSView™ management software, Avocent offered the most comprehensive solution with the best return on investment.”– Anton Lankhuizen, IT Architect, APG
Overview: Headquartered in Heerlen, Netherlands, Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG) manages collective pension schemes for more than four million employees at more than 20,000 companies in numerous industries.
Challenge : In recent years, APG has undergone rapid expansion as a result of both organic growth and corporate acquisitions. Following a merger with Cordares in 2008 and the opening of new offices in New York in 1998 and Hong Kong in 2007, the company found itself with a large and complex IT infrastructure, including more than 1,000 servers at six data centres in three countries..Read more on APG