The client was running multiple solutions for their email and collaboration platforms. The client desired to evaluate the cost and operational impact of consolidating the multiple on-premise software tools into an enterprise cloud solution. The goals were to produce a hard dollar analysis that clearly identified the capital and operating requirements of a solution that met the business needs. As the client did not have an adequate disaster recovery solution, the assessment included a high-level DR plan and associated costs in the comparison of the current state versus all potential solutions.
Excipio analysts worked with the client by performing the following steps: