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Published: 13 Oct 2012
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This article is part of the July 2012 issue of Innovations with BI

Hosting firms searching for ways to cut costs should look no further than the recent moves by SIPCOM. By upgrading its storage and server infrastructure, SIPCOM says it improved software as a service (SaaS) delivery for customers and cut its own licensing costs in half. SIPCOM hosts Microsoft Lync environments for its customers, including system integrators, telecom providers and resellers.  But its existing IT infrastructure used to host the unified communications platform wasn’t capable of supporting its customers’ growing needs. In addition, the distributive IT systems meant high Microsoft licensing costs. “The architecture we were using didn’t have the density or the cores that can help our business scale,” said Daniel Allen, SIPCOM’s chief executive. “Neither was it flexible and standardised.” SIPCOM’s IT team chose Dell PowerEdge R815 servers and Dell Compellent virtualised storage platforms to host the Microsoft Lync environment. It virtualised with Microsoft Hyper-V. “We approached three of the top vendors including HP, but only Dell was offering the... Access >>>

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