Proact supports council’s ‘cloud first’ IT services methodology
Proact supports Surrey Heath's ‘cloud first’ IT services methodology
Surrey Heath Borough Council came to Proact to improve its Disaster Recovery (DR) environment, with the ultimate goal of delivering high availability for its critical applications and services. The local government district in Surrey has to support a population of approximately 88,100 residents who rely on the council to provide services such as planning permission, waste collections, sport and leisure facilities and environmental services.
Recovery interface is accessible globally allowing rapid DR instigation.
Cloud first approach
Designed to help the council meet its desired cloud first IT services methodology.
Budget now available to support other critical services supporting the wider community.
Like many public sector bodies, Surrey Heath Borough Council is undergoing an end-to-end transformation of its business and IT portfolio with the aim being to transition, where possible, to a ‘cloud first’ IT services methodology. The goal at the council is to ensure that IT services are cost effective, highly available and highly secure.
Taking into consideration key requirements such as the need for enterprise grade service recoverability in the event of an outage, a zero-data loss target and conformity with the council’s ‘cloud first’ approach, Proact proposed a service based upon technology from Zerto in tandem with a DR platform built using resources deployed in the AWS cloud.
The proposed platform provides the council with a business continuity and disaster recovery solution that delivers replication of mission-critical applications and data as quickly as possible.
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