Tatts Group Ltd. Case Study

Gaming Firm Drives Positive Change through Virtualization

Tatts Group worked with Cisco Services: Architecture Management Office to improve governance and oversight and Unified Computing System and Nexus to form new data center foundation.

Tatts Group improves network uptime and eases management through data center consolidation.

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Cisco brought all of this worldwide knowledge to the table, and then helped us develop an architectural blueprint suited to our needs.
- Matthew Maw, General Manager, Technical Systems, Tatts Group Ltd.

Challenge

Unite various business units onto a single, highly scalable network.

  • Support needs of six different business units with flexible, scalable network architecture
  • Simplify data center management and improve reliability
  • Ease integration of newly merged and acquired companies

Solution

Enables virtualization, data center interconnect, and a Unified Fabric approach to consolidate six data centers.

  • Cisco Services works with Tatts Group to produce Tatts Group Enterprise Architecture Blueprint
  • Cisco Architecture Management Office provides governance and oversight in three-way partnership between Tatts Group, Cisco, and Dimension Data
  • Cisco Unified Computing System and Nexus products form new data center foundation

Results

The consolidation has led to a more productive IT staff and transformed data center management.

  • Streamlined management by consolidating data centers and segregating workloads through zoning of network
  • Reduced network outages by 80 percent, while gaining 10 time in core networking capacity, helping enable business
  • Slashed audit time by up to 20 percent, lowered network maintenance costs by 30 percent

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