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New Era helps ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd., revamp Legacy Infrastructures with 3 Tier architecture with Nutanix Solution, ensuring business continuity.
New Era helps ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd., revamp Legacy Infrastructures with 3 Tier architecture with Nutanix Solution, ensuring business continuity.
About Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd.

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) is an Indian mass media company owned by Essel Group. Headquartered in Mumbai, it has interests in television, print, internet, film, mobile content and allied businesses. The company was launched on 15 December 1991 and was previously known as Zee Telefilms until 2006, when it was renamed, and the news and entertainment units were spun off into four smaller divisions. ZEEL currently operates over 34 different television channels, cable company Siti Cable, record label Zee Music Company, a production company, and other businesses as well. It has expanded operations abroad, with several of its channels available in the UK and US as well as Africa and Asia.

Challenge

With its multi-OEM server infrastructure, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd.(ZEEL) had challenges to provide effective IT services to a hard and growing staff.

  • Multi OEM server infra created unnecessary silos in the environment
  • Tradition 3 tier architecture consumed much valuable space
  • This architecture had a high thermal footprint. It consumed a large amount of power for operation and cooling purpose
  • As the servers and the storage were from different OEMs, it was confusing to maintain and manage the infrastructure.
  • The servers and storage were aging and old. This required expensive maintenance to keep them in an operational state

As confirmed by Mr. Abhijit Adwankar, Sr. Vice President IT, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. “The underutilized compute resources and limited rack space available were the major factors to look for tech upgrade. Also, the multi-OEM infra demanded that many IT staff required to maintain the normal working of the infra.”

Solution

To achieve the level of performance needed for its production SAP servers, New Era decided to use the four nodes of Mix tier storage on the Nutanix Solution at the site.

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Advantages
  • This solution will replace his old infrastructure with new efficient technology
  • As the complete technology is from a single OEM, it will prevent the creation of silos
  • This solution will consume less amount of expensive rack space
  • Power bills for operation and cooling will also lessen as this has a low thermal footprint
  • The solution will be easy to manage and monitor for the IT team

Team New Era took this challenge of shifting multiple OEM servers and storage from physical infra to Nutanix cluster, helping the customer to be able to sync and replicate data and virtual machines at ZEEL Mumbai Datacenter. The migration of virtual machines and the SAN data went smooth and with minimal downtime.

Why New Era?

Founded in 2001 with a mission to make you experience IT, New Era is now a leading SI and Premium Solution Provider in the IT space. With a lean and mean workforce of 100+ employees, we are dedicated to providing the most straightforward solutions with the latest technology, to give your business a boost.

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