Thanks to the SAM Infrastructure Optimization project implemented by Softline, ABBYY has optimized its IT infrastructure and prepared to move to the cloud. Using Microsoft cloud services will allow you to create effective intellectual resources and create comfortable conditions.
ABBYY has been developing solutions in the field of artificial intelligence, document input and data processing since 1989. Collaboration with Microsoft The vendor has been awarded the status of Silver Certified Partner and Gold Certified Partner. As part of the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) program, the company fulfills all the necessary requirements for obtaining the following competencies: Gold-level application development, Core Gold and Silver data center. A set of additional Microsoft licenses (ABTK) is available for them.
Business Development Strategy ABBYY Requires the modernization of IT infrastructure using Microsoft cloud services. All rights reserved. ABBYY turned to the high-tech market - Softline.
Softline has been ABBYY's largest partner in Russia for over 15 years. The company has the highest status of a premium partner, and also becomes a winner in various ABBYY Discovery Days nominations. At the end of 2018, Softline received the “Authoritative Leader” award for active marketing support and the expansion of the number of projects based on ABBYY solutions in Russia.
Starting the implementation of the SAM project Optimization of infrastructure, amenities Softline uses Microsoft Asset Planning (MAP) Toolkit as the main inventory tool. For a full analysis, the ESET Endpoint Antivirus anti-virus database was used.
Softline specialists prepared professional recommendations for the customer, which would help them to most efficiently upgrade their IT infrastructure. ABBYY has already acquired a subscription to Microsoft Office 365, but the service has been provided by a limited number of users. Experts suggested the vendor to activate all available subscriptions. They can use the latest versions of office applications, use the latest tools for analyzing and processing information, both on stationary and portable devices. In addition to the office application, the package includes a number of Microsoft services. Their availability is confirmed by a transparent SLA of 99.9%.
During the implementation of SAM Infrastructure Optimization, it was found that the customer is developing and testing software in the field of artificial intelligence, which requires a comprehensive solution for organizing joint work on the project. This will be a unified version control system, data collection, reporting, tracking statuses and project changes. Software that was used in companies. Softline experts suggested considering a similar cloud service on the Microsoft Azure platform - Azure DevOps Server. It is licensed by many developers and allows you to use the capabilities of Team Foundation Server for free.
The specifics of ABBYY does not allow downtime due to inaccessibility of the data center. Even a short power outage can result in the loss of critical data or test / development results. Often the “3-2-1” rules are not respected. For disaster recovery, Azure disaster recovery.
“We have successfully implemented the second SAM project with Softline. Microsoft, following a previously selected course, ”comments Igor Bulanov, Head of Information Technology at ABBYY International HQ.
“Using Microsoft cloud services will help ABBYY Russia always control current and future IT infrastructure support costs and create a comfortable environment for the collaboration of its specialists,” says Tatyana Eliseeva, Softline IT Consultant.