Cats Protection has experienced a period of growth in the past five years and this expansion has put pressure on its existing IT infrastructure to keep pace. The IT department was concerned that it was running key services on ageing equipment which was coming to the end of its life and unable to support the organisation’s expansion. Therefore the IT department had also identified that its business continuity and disaster recovery processes needed updating.
We had experienced fast growth over the last few years and added many new systems, but we knew that on our existing infrastructure future growth would have been unsustainable. Our IT environment was not future-proof and was becoming increasingly costly to run,” says Steve Gates, IT Infrastructure Manager at Cats Protection. “We had had previous experience within the team of the benefits offered by virtualisation and saw it as the most effective solution available to us.”.
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