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IGI Founded in 1953 and head quartered in Karachi, IGI is a leading general insurance service provider in Pakistan. It is a flagship organization of ‘The Packages Group’ and maintains its position as the largest insurance company in Pakistan by market capitalization. Rated ‘AA’ by Pakistan Credit Rating Agency (PACRA).

Business needs

IGI Financial Services is looking to enhance their current infrastructure with the latest technologies where virtualization on VMware is being considered an optimum approach for moving towards attaining that.


Complete installation, configuration and implementation of vMware vSphere converting the linear and end-of-life infrastructure into a virtualized Hyperconverged environment with High Availability with storage medium hosted within the server and managed via vMware VSAN. This project is currently dealing with server infrastructure Vmware VSAN deployment on three Lenovo X3650 M5 servers migrated 17+physical servers having critical applications to virtual, configured two servers for DR site at Lahore office and configured Veeam backup and replication to replicate all critical virtual machine. This is the first state of the art HYPERCONVERGED Technology deployment in Pakistan by Silicon Technologies


The purpose of the vMware, vSphere implementation project is to deploy state of art, fast, reliable and trouble free infrastructure. vMWare is the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. vMware enables enterprises to adopt a cloud model that addresses their unique business challenges. vMware’s approach accelerates the transition to cloud computing while preserving existing investments and improving security and control.

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