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Life Sciences Repository Migration from On-Prem to Azure Cloud

By December 15, 2021Uncategorized


Life Sciences Repository Migration from On-Prem to Azure Cloud

Global Health Care Product Provider Realizes Corporate Objective by Leveraging Cloud Infrastructure


Successfully Migrated to the Cloud


Transitioned with Minimal Disruption and Risk

Business Challenge

  • Global provider of health products serving over 150 million people around the world
  • Extended Documentum for Life Sciences to the customer’s highly regulated quality and manufacturing processes
  • Supported near-term corporate objective of spinning off eye-health business units into a separate company
  • Transitioned Documentum systems housed in a shared, on-premises data center to the cloud with minimal disruption to user base


  • Transitioned existing Documentum environments to an independent Azure Cloud tenant and extended to quality and manufacturing processes
  • Replicated key infrastructure in cloud tenant to improve accessibility, performance, and security
  • Migrated info assets to support overall company objectives and eye-health business spin off
  • Employed quantitative and qualitative testing process while​ verifying data integrity and completeness

Benefits & ROI

  • Realized corporate objectives and improved information management strategy
  • Ensured the quality, integrity, and compliance of migrated systems
  • Leveraged portability and scalability of cloud infrastructure
  • Transitioned users and can continue to optimize infrastructure with minimal disruption and risk
  • Cloud-based information assets available to support overall and near-term company objectives