Oil and Gas Development Company Ltd (OGDCL) is Pakistan’s leading national energy sector company, having operations at remote locations and fields in all four provinces
To cope with the growing business operations, the Company intended to engage a vendor for a large-scale IT Infrastructure technology refresh project to simplify network operations and improve productivity by providing an integrated and secure environment. To achieve this objective, the existing aging network infrastructure needed to be replaced.
To execute this project successfully, NETS dedicated a team of experienced certified professionals who handled all customer requirements efficiently. The project involved identifying multiple partners for networking, security, etc. and selecting the relevant product line that addressed all aspects of Data Center components with required O&M capabilities, as well as establishing mechanisms to provide after sales services and support. NETS consultants designed, implemented and configured the complete solution, which was based on Cisco Nexus switches for core layer, VMware NSX and Vrealize for Cloud management and SDN, Dell VXRail as HCI, Fortinet and Paulo Alto internet firewalls, among other equipment.
Benefits and Outcomes
⦁ Service provision time reduced significantly due to automation and orchestration.
⦁ Infrastructure visibility improved due to the new SDN and Cloud management platform.
⦁ Advanced next-gen firewalls provided better security and capacity.
⦁ The new SDN and Cloud management platform enabled Fatima Group to follow a scalable model.
⦁ NETS is providing reliable managed O&M services with a proactive approach.
⦁ Fatima Group’s network availability time increased.
⦁ Admins and employee satisfaction increased.