Iqon implements the "vBlock" platform as part of an IT - Cloud consolidation project, unique in Southeast Europe

"The shifting of the IT&C infrastructure into Cloud was a success for Rompetrol. From my point of view, the vBlock’s platform major advantage can be expressed in four simple words: best value for money." - Askar Zhakenov, Group IT Director Rompetrol

At the end of 2010, in the midst of the operational excellence achievement process and following the launch of the SAP implementation program, the Rompetrol Group opted for the development of an IT&C infrastructure in the Cloud (private cloud), a solution based on vBlock and offered by the VCE alliance (Cisco, EMC and Vmware). The project was meant to provision resources for the SAP environment, together with the “private cloud” consolidation of 575 physical servers and 11 storage systems: it was a major success for Rompetrol and the Romanian market. The implementation process completed, the company estimates a 22% ROI (Return on Investment) rate, and a 64% IRR (Internal Rate of Return).