Messaging and collaboration platforms have emerged as mission critical applications, consuming a large portion of IT spending for organisations. The rich features in these applications have significantly changed the messaging requirements and needs of today’s information from anywhere with any device, the result is an ever increasing demand on storage systems both in terms of capacity and bandwidth. Many organisations are rethinking their storage strategies to meet the demanding criteria and to handle the future requirements. Read more.
The IT team at Sanmina-SCI works in the competitive high-tech manufacturing industry. It must constantly look for ways to improve service levels while cutting costs. So it took a look at Google Apps, wondering if it could meet the needs of a global, multilingual workforce as a replacement for the company's on premise Microsoft Exchange 2003 system. After careful due diligence and a measured proof of concept phase, the team recently completed a phased migration for 15,000 email users and charted a new course for delivering IT value.
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