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Project Number: IS-14-0005

Project Title: Physical to Virtual Project

Programme of Work: Infrastructure

Date Started: 27/03/2014

Date Closed: 02/06/2016

Current Phase: Close

Customer: Information Services

Project Manager: Mark Smith

Key Business Driver:

​• Replacing old physical servers that are out of support with virtual servers

Project Objectives:

• ​Move the Production, Test and Development databases of Agresso and SITS to newly created virtual servers
• Move the front ends for Sharepoint to newly created virtual servers
• Provide capability for business continuity either using VMWare or SQL Server solutions

Business Benefits:

• Save on SQL licencing costs by running VM’s and consolidating instances on fewer physical servers
• Easier to manage future upgrades and moves to new hardware

What changes will Students/Staff See:

​• Students and staff will not see any change to service

Business Owner: James Blair