Anuj Joshi is Associate Vice President - Information Technology at Evalueserve. He is an experienced professional with a demonstrated history of working in BPO and Research industry including fifteen years at Evalueserve. Skilled in-Service Delivery, ITIL certified, IT Service Management, Private, public and hybrid cloud-based architecture & security with specialization in VMWare and Microsoft applications and services, Azure, AWS, Information Security. He is MBA in project management, ISO certified Lead Auditor, Microsoft and CISCO certified with BCA in Computer Science from Alagappa University.
Evalueserve, the provider of proprietary solutions and specialist services for research, analytics and data management to companies, had 200 plus virtual servers and bunch of storage catering its internal and external requirements. The multiple challenges included multiple hardware vendors, decentralized architecture, overall cost of management of components, excessive carbon footprint. HCI technology was piloted and detailed on performance, manageability, ROI and TCO. The transition of all servers were seamlessly migrated without any production downtime. The immediate benefits of HCI is the singular pane for managing hosts, storage, SAN switch and all other components besides better performance with tiered infra. There has been improved performance as team can proactively address issues due to detailed monitoring. Further, datacenter team has reduced workload now managing a single device than managing multiple device earlier. In addition, HCI gives option to have multiple virtualization layer on same box. HCI has resulted in better management, performance and uptime of servers; reduced carbon footprint in datacenter, Single pane for end to end management of server stack and better TCO & RoI.