Stories

A Company’s Cloud Goals were Trumped by a Poor Architecture

A Company’s Cloud Goals were Trumped by a Poor Architecture

By Richard Arneson Everybody wants to move to the Cloud. They want to enjoy the efficiencies and management capabilities that doing so provides organizations of all sizes. But understanding how to deploy a Cloud architecture is harder than most believe, which is exactly what a technology analytics company discovered upon attempting to deploy AWS Cloud…

Government Agency turns to GDT to migrate Mission Critical Apps to the Cloud

Government Agency turns to GDT to migrate Mission Critical Apps to the Cloud

It’s a common story—”Organization turns to GDT’s Cloud Solutions practice because they’re in need of its cloud migration and deployment expertise and experience.” And that’s exactly why one (1) of the East Coast’s largest government agencies promoting technology to over a thousand companies that employ half a million residents turned to GDT. Experienced at working…

GDT and Cisco ACI―speed-to-market speeds up for financial services firm

GDT and Cisco ACI―speed-to-market speeds up for financial services firm

A large, Texas-based financial services firm that provides a full spectrum of banking products and services for consumers and businesses, found that their existing, legacy hardware-centric network architecture didn’t enable them to accomplish several things that would ultimately provide their clients with an optimal customer experience. In their highly competitive and crowded marketplace, issues related…

Security audit uncovers non-security issues, as well

Security audit uncovers non-security issues, as well

A logistics corporation that crafts customized shipping and supply chain solutions for customers domestically and internationally was required by a prospective client to execute a 3rd party IT security audit before they could enter into any contractual agreements. The audit uncovered technical configuration errors and policy defects in their firewall configuration. Because of the risks…

A Utility Company reaps the benefits of the Cloud―finally

A Utility Company reaps the benefits of the Cloud―finally

By Richard Arneson One of Texas’ largest public utility companies had wanted for some time to utilize the Cloud to satisfy two (2) key goals—enjoy shortened speed to market times through faster application development, and to provide their customers with a more enjoyable and user-friendly experience. And they were excited to reap other rewards, as…

Higher Learning needed a higher level of service

Higher Learning needed a higher level of service

An established, well-known Texas university with a tradition of academic excellence that began in the 1800’s found itself in need of a new managed NOC solutions provider that could deliver a high level of service for their IP-based call center. Their existing managed NOC provider was incapable of meeting SLAs set forth in its contract,…

Coordination, Planning and Execution―that’s “One GDT”

Coordination, Planning and Execution―that’s “One GDT”

One (1) of the leading national, LTE-based wireless providers in the United States needed End-Of-Support (EOS) replacement of over six hundred fifty (650) Cisco network devices in five (5) separate data centers. The client’s tight timeframes, narrow installation windows, and stringent engineering and field operations requirements required a network and systems integrator that could perfectly…

National Wireless Provider needed a security upgrade, and fast

National Wireless Provider needed a security upgrade, and fast

A wireless carrier with over 5 million customers nationwide, needed to upgrade its security and firewall solutions at two (2) data center locations and its lab and testbed facility. Their existing solution was inadequate and didn’t provide the needed capacity levels, which would soon prove perilous. Their tight timeline and requirements needed the “One GDT”…