Woodard & Curran is a $ 200 million integrated engineering, science, and operations company based in Portland, Maine, but has offices scattered across the country. Kenneth Danila, Director of Information Systems, recently helped migrate the company to a cloud based storage system from Panzura to eliminate long delays in sharing huge engineering files, and that shift enabled the company to swap out its expensive MPLS network. Ancillary benefits included a painless way to migrate from one cloud supplier to another (AWS to Azure), and a way to limit the threat of ransomware. Network World Editor in Chief John Dix recently caught up with Danila in his Dedham, MA office.
Engineering firm uses cloud storage to speed file loads, and then unplugs its MPLS net
September 8, 2016 1:11 pm