Global Network Consolidation and Tranformation

12000 people affected
25 people managed
24 month project

Project Description

Global network consolidation and tranformation

The objective was to consolidate to a single vendor for all regions and to switch to a managed service for WAN and Security Services.  This included moving from typical local Internet providers, for about 80 offices, to Regional break outs and Security Services.  A second part of this project consisted in also migrating 100 customer connections to the same provider.

Lessons Learned

I worked for the offices with an external Project manager for the daily follow up an d with internal project managers for the customers, next time I will go for an external project managr all the way.

Highlights

under budget
support from colleagues

Difficulties

steep learning curve
large no. of people impacted
hard to meet schedule

Technologies Used

  • Brussels (BRU-BE)50.85044.34878
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