As a trusted authority on data center migrations and relocations since 1996, Altus has served a diverse group of clients across a wide variety of industries. With each new environment we encounter, we bring years of IT consulting experience in solving complex challenges to your organization. Below are case studies demonstrating the challenges we have faced and the solutions we are able to deliver to our customers.


Large Medical Insurance Company Security Migration

Profile Located in northeast Ohio, this client has been a health insurer since 1934. It serves more than 1.6 million customers and employs more than 2,500 people. Client Environment The mainframe environment which hosts the mission-critical applications consisted of an IBM z-Series mainframe running CA (Computer Associates) Top Secret Security, z/OS, CICS and DB2. There [...]


Chemical Abstracts Service Data Center Relocation

Profile CAS is a team of scientists, creating and delivering the most complete and effective digital information environment for scientific research and discovery. CAS provides pathways to published research in the world's journal and patent literature.  Since 1907, CAS has indexed and summarized chemistry-related articles from more than 40,000 scientific journals, in addition to patents, [...]


National City Bank Data Center Relocation

Profile National City Corporation, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, is one of the nation's largest financial holding companies. The company operates through an extensive banking network primarily in Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri and Pennsylvania. They also serve customers in selected markets nationally. Its core businesses include commercial and retail banking, mortgage financing and servicing, [...]


Federal-Mogul Data Center Relocation

Profile Federal-Mogul Corporation is an innovative and diversified $6.9 billion global supplier of quality products, trusted brands and creative solutions to manufacturers of automotive, light commercial, heavy-duty and off-highway vehicles, as well as in power generation, aerospace, marine, rail and industrial. Federal-Mogul employs 40,000 people located in 36 countries. Client Environment The environment consisted of [...]


The MetroHealth System Data Center Relocation

Profile MetroHealth is a public teaching hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University (CASE). Regionally and nationally recognized for excellence in providing comprehensive care to all people, it is the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region. MetroHealth has an internationally recognized burn center and provides 13 inpatient and outpatient facilities throughout the Greater [...]


CNA Insurance Data Center Migration

Profile CNA is the 7th largest U.S. commercial insurer and the 13th largest U.S. property & casualty insurer. They provide insurance protection to more than 1 million businesses and professionals in the U.S. and internationally. Headquartered in Chicago, CNA has offices throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe. Client Environment The environment consisted of: Wintel: 375 [...]


Nationwide Data Center Relocation & Consolidation

Profile Nationwide is one of the largest insurance and financial services companies in the world, focusing on domestic property and casualty insurance, life insurance & retirement savings, asset management and strategic investments.  Over the last 80 years, Nationwide has grown from a small mutual auto insurer owned by policyholders to one of the largest insurance [...]


Kindred Healthcare Data Center Relocation

Profile Kindred operates about 65 long-term, acute-care hospitals in 24 states, and about 285 skilled nursing facilities in 32 states. Services include long-term intensive care, respiratory services, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation therapy, and Alzheimer's disease care. Client Environment The environment consisted of a variety of distributed IT equipment such as Compaq, HP, Sun, IBM, and [...]


KeyBank Data Center Migration

Profile Cleveland-based KeyCorp is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $98 billion. Key companies provide investment management, retail and commercial banking, consumer finance, and investment banking products & services to individuals and companies throughout the United States and, for certain businesses, internationally. The company's businesses deliver their products [...]


Delhaize America Data Center Consolidation

Profile Delhaize America is a grocery store chain with US headquarters in Salisbury, North Carolina, operating over 1000 supermarkets in 10 states within the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States and employing over 63,000 people.  It was founded in 1957 as Food Town, a single grocery store in Salisbury. It later expanded to many locations across [...]