Intelligent Data Centres Issue 32 - Page 48

IT HAS BEEN SO EFFECTIVE THAT WITHIN
A YEAR WE WERE ADDING A SECOND BOX TO THE CLUSTER TO INCREASE OUR BACKUP
COVERAGE . the two neighbouring governments . The field commenced oil production in 1975 and in the years since has graduated into an example of operational efficiency . Today , the company employs more than 300 people , as well as several rotating contractors , and operates through its three offices in the UAE .
END USER INSIGHT
IT HAS BEEN SO EFFECTIVE THAT WITHIN
A YEAR WE WERE ADDING A SECOND BOX TO THE CLUSTER TO INCREASE OUR BACKUP
COVERAGE . the two neighbouring governments . The field commenced oil production in 1975 and in the years since has graduated into an example of operational efficiency . Today , the company employs more than 300 people , as well as several rotating contractors , and operates through its three offices in the UAE .
Over the years , digital technologies have grown indispensable to the day-to-day operations and management of oil and gas companies – having an agile , resilient , dependable and scalable IT infrastructure is a critical must across the industry . And so , Bunduq ’ s IT Supervisor , Muayad Fahmawi , and his team of experts , look to equip the business with best-of-industry technology and solutions .
The challenge
A few years ago , Bunduq embraced a hyperconverged infrastructure ( HCI ) to maintain stability and boost performance across its many digital processes . To facilitate data backups , the company leveraged a scale-up storage environment using solutions from previous vendors . But Fahmawi and his team soon grew conscious of the many shortcomings of this type of storage architecture – scale-up technology only allowed them to add data within a fixed
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