Converge led the design and implementation of a multi-cloud environment to facilitate the POC. Establishing a secure cloud foundation in GCP, connectivity between AWS and GCP as well as GCP and the customer’s on-premises data centers.
CIO directive to exit the datacenter and move 100% of workload to the “cloud”. We assisted the client with a POC of IBM Power on Google Cloud helping to plan, migrate and test a variety of LPAR/workloads into GCP.
The long-term solution would have been to migrate an initial 82 LPAR’s of AIX which make up the clients Non-Production environment from on-premise to GCP. The client did also review and evaluate Power on IBM Cloud concurrently.
The client continues to run some of the POC workload and additional small instances in GCP. This was a great example leveraging the IBM Power on GCP capabilities to support the client’s move out of the data center and into the cloud.