Client

An international company who provides innovative clean water solutions for companies like Exxon, Shell, Transocean, Chevron, BP, to name a few.  They engineer and design water, biofouling & wastewater solutions that meets World Health Organization and other government regulations.

Situation

Their engineers and designers were having major issues in production when using complex and detailed models within SolidWorks.  CAD drawings were slow to load and work in.  Their protection against cyber threats was poor and was hit with a ransomware attach that encrypted a large portion of their files.  While they had some backups, recovery was painfully slow and lost a lot of man hours.

Solution

Virtualized server solution with large amount of solid-state storage and memory tied into a 10Gb backbone network was implemented.  All of the engineers’ and designers’ workstations were upgraded to new ultra-high-powered machines with solid-state drives.  Microsoft SQL was installed and optimized for SolidWorks.  Implemented multi-tiered and managed cyber security services.  Installed reliable backup system that has fast recovery ability to reduce productivity loss during a disastrous event.