VMware ESX farm upgrade

  • Technology: VMware version upgrade from 3.5 and 4.11 to 5.1.
  • Deliverables: VM hardware and tool upgrade of 1200 virtual servers, 25 VMware hosts at three different data centers. Resource team from Onsite and Offshore
  • Duration: 6 Months.
  • Activities:
    • Managed the entire project life cycle – initiation to closings
    • Managed stakeholder’s expectation by clear, honest and open communication
    • Project risk was managed by maintaining risk register. Tracked assumption & constrain logs during the entire life cycle of the project.
    • Developed interdependent project team by promoting robust dialog and trust within team members by building relationships.