Case Studies

Crosse & Crosse Solicitors.

New Dell Server Platform

Crosse & Crosse Solicitors had a requirement to replace an aged server platform, Nexus Open Systems deployed a new Dell server completed the necessary migration of services.

Solution

Crosse & Crosse Solicitors is an Exeter City law firm which was first started by Ernest Crosse in 1915. The firm employs 41 people at its Southernhay offices. The Practice offers a full range of legal services structured into specialist departments, employing the latest technology to effectively service their clients.

Crosse & Crosse Solicitors have a close and long-standing relationship with Nexus. Following a recent consultation and IT strategy meeting, the practice commissioned Nexus to deliver a project that would migrate their existing file, print and domain controller server to a new physical server running Windows Server 2008 R2. A new Dell PowerEdge R410 server was selected and installed with the new operating system, deployed onsite, configured and updated. Once joined to the domain, the server was promoted as domain controller and configured for DHCP, DNS, WINS and File and Print services.

Nexus provided the following services in delivering this project for Crosse & Crosse Solicitors:

  • Pre-sales technical consultation for hardware infrastructure
  • Pre-deployment planning and configuration preparation
  • Server installation and final commissioning
  • Migration of services and data
  • Post-project handover and ongoing support services

Following the completion of data migration by Nexus, any issues were addressed and resolved during a bedding in period. Upon successful completion of the project Crosse & Crosse Solicitors now have a new, powerful and resilient server platform capable of providing key IT services for the practice.

Client: Crosse & Crosse Solicitors
Industry: Professional Services
Year: 2012

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