U.S. Air Force 45th Space Wing Replicates Physical Servers to Virtual Servers in Order to Minimize Downtime
A CA Technologies Customer Success Story
Business: The 45th Space Wing (45th SW) manages launch and tracking operations for
unmanned space vehicles being launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force
Station. Customers include the Department of Defense, NASA, and other
commercial and governmental entities.
Challenge: To virtualize existing servers without experiencing service outages that would
violate service level agreements (SLAs). Cut costs and eliminate vendor and
Solution: Use CA XOsoft™ Replication to replicate physical servers to virtual servers in
order to help minimize downtime. CA ARCserve® Backup to back up both
physical and virtual machines.
Result: Entire migration was completed in three month. Hard cost savings of $140,000
per year. Plus, reduced support costs.
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