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Met Office Mainframe Upgrade

Forecasting a bright future

Met Office Mainframe Upgrade

The Met Office provides smarter and faster weather services with mainframe upgrade delivered by Computacenter and IBM.


 

The Met Office’s mainframe environment supports the delivery of millions of daily forecasts to individuals and organisations around the world. To meet increased demand for weather intelligence and to support the deployment of a new supercomputer, the Met Office needed to embark on a mainframe upgrade.

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With greater compute power and capacity, we'll be able to deliver better forecasts and advice.

Richard Bevan, Head of IT Infrastructure and Operations, Met Office

SOLUTION

Computacenter worked with the Met Office and IBM to help design and deploy a mainframe platform that could support future growth. The new environment supports 40 production services and will facilitate a range of new Met Office initiatives. Computacenter assisted with the technical build and pre-installation checks to safeguard business continuity.

Download full case study here

Outcome

  • Increased
  • Enhanced quality of services
  • Enables growth with 35% increase in mainframe capacity 
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