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Integrated backup and archive of data
The ability to grow storage incrementally in line with business growth
Reduction in costs through consolidation and deduplication
The ability for global teams to work together
Founded over 60 years ago and now spanning New Zealand, Australia, the USA and the Netherlands, Holmes has more than 350+ professionals delivering creative and practical solutions to our clients’ most exacting engineering challenges. With 11 international offices, Holmes consistently delivers engineering excellence all over the world.
Historically, each of Holmes’ 11 locations ran file services independently, with each site having its own dedicated storage and backup infrastructure, which posed several questions/challenges:
Traditional storage approaches were unable to answer these questions, so Holmes went to market to explore the ways modern, Cloud integrated approaches could capitalise on business and ICT efficiencies.
Holmes, working alongside Nephos Technologies, identified Nasuni as the most viable solution to meet the requirements of the business. After selecting the Nasuni platform as the preferred technology, and following a successful evaluation period, Holmes is using Nasuni to enable them to create a single unified file system across each of their 11 locations, centralise data in the Cloud and maintain local performance for their users. Additionally, the technology is enabling them to remove the challenges surrounding excessive backup windows by integrating file backups into the same solution.
The solution deployed is providing Holmes with several benefits, as well as being transparent to the users:
We were looking for partners with the right combination
of intelligent technology and business understanding.