Case Study

Industry:

Manufacturing & Retail

 

Services Provided:

Maintenance

Details

Date: December 2020

About The Company:

This Fortune 100 company manufactures and distributes home furniture products and accessories across the globe, using over 800 independently owned and corporate-owned retail stores.

Top Values Provided:

  • Significant Cost Savings
  • Asset Disposition
  • Cost-Effective Cloud Migration

Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic dramatically impacted retailers across the globe and put a freeze on all projects for this company. With cloud migration as their top priority, this retailer faced several challenges. First, they had legacy assets that needed extended support while their workloads were on-premise. Secondly, they needed help removing gear that had been decommissioned and moved to the cloud.

ReluTech Solution

ReluTech assisted this company during a time where no additional budget was allocated towards IT projects. We provided a low-cost, flexible maintenance contract for hardware that was not completely decommissioned. Furthermore, we helped this retailer fully fund their maintenance contract by buying old, decommissioned gear that took up space in their data center. Thanks to ReluTech, a mission-critical system received the flexible support it needed to keep the business running without needing to request additional budget during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Benefits

This retailer was able to repurpose the 50% cost savings from old assets that ReluTech purchased to fully pay for a support contract that is still mission-critical.

“ReluTech’s maintenance service has allowed us to continue to use our EMC storage longer, giving us more out of our initial hardware investment. And we’ve been able to keep using it worry-free in case of an outage. This has not only given us more out of our initial investment in the hardware, but has opened up our budget to expand our capacity in other places of business over the past few years.”
IT Director

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