Cisco cloud computing technology is helping Millennium bcp optimize its data center resources required to support application development, simplify data center management and reduce total ownership cost with increased business agility and productivity.
Millennium bcp is one of the first customers to adapt a cloud-based model, based on Portugal Telecom’s cloud infrastructure, and will incorporate an architecture for a virtualized data center with a private cloud. Millennium bcp will work in an Infrastructure as a Service model.
“With the announcement of this project, Millennium bcp is taking a pioneering step forward by embracing new technology such as virtualization, cloud computing, desktop virtualization and a unified data center infrastructure, which will see a number of benefits, including economic efficiencies, differentiation from competitors and crucially, being able to meet their employee expectations while simultaneously helping to meet their own business goals,” said Wendy Mars, director Data Centres and UCS, Cisco.
The development team will be able to use the IaaS for each new application through a standardized hardware and software pre-negotiated without the need of using the procurement department for every single process reducing the time to market for applications.
Customers will then have a self-service model able to change agreements for support and recovery service levels and to share the same infrastructure, network or storage resources without compromising vulnerable information.