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Customer Stories | Case Study: Penspen

Global Oil & Gas Services Provider Accelerates Shift to Windows Virtual Desktops with Nasuni® Cloud File Storage

Industry: Oil & Gas

Global File System: Nasuni

Cloud Storage: Microsoft Azure Storage

Use Cases:

VDI; NAS Consolidation; Backup/DR to the Cloud; Global Multi-site Collaboration


agile, adaptive infrastructure; unlimited scale in the cloud; reduced global storage infrastructure footprint; hands-off data protection; rapid ransomware recovery

Founded in the U.K. in 1954, Penspen provides engineering and management services to the oil and gas industry. The company has undertaken more than 10,000 projects, and now has major offices in London, Mexico, Houston, Abu Dhabi and, Bangkok. Penspen differentiates itself based on the technical and operational quality of service it delivers to its clients and partners. This emphasis on excellence inspired the firm’s IT leaders to modernize its infrastructure with Nasuni cloud file storage. With Nasuni backed by Azure Blob storage, Penspen has unlimited file server capacity, stronger data protection, and simpler management for its small IT team. Nasuni and Microsoft were also instrumental in Penspen’s rapid transition in early 2020 to virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) at the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

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